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Nov 18, 16, 4:12 pm
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Views: 60,127
Posted By Concorde28

50 Cent in the house

50 Cent was walking into the C terminal EWR United Lounge as I was leaving. He obviously was flying out somewhere today.
Jul 14, 16, 6:54 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,743
Posted By Concorde28

I prefer the Andaz 5th Avenue property because I...

I prefer the Andaz 5th Avenue property because I like the ability to enjoy a Diamond breakfast delivered to my room and it is located in a more quiet locale compared to the midtown W choices. As for...
Mar 22, 16, 7:25 am
Replies: 192
Views: 22,658
Posted By Concorde28

Based on my experience as a customer, I fully...

Based on my experience as a customer, I fully agree. As a Gold Ritz Carlton member and a platinum SPG, I quickly took advantage of the Hyatt Diamond offer and will have no problem meeting the...
Mar 21, 16, 2:09 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 40,081
Posted By Concorde28

Completed a stay here last night and loved it. ...

Completed a stay here last night and loved it. Diamond recognition was good and so glad I ignored all the recommendations to go for a courtyard room. The street view rooms are perfect and had no...
Feb 27, 16, 2:30 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 21,005
Posted By Concorde28

1A is the best seat, especially if you just need...

1A is the best seat, especially if you just need to run to catch a connecting flight and don't have to wait to pick up a gate-checked bag. Yet, I always go for 18 A, the single emergency row exit...
Feb 9, 16, 4:05 am
Replies: 208
Views: 40,541
Posted By Concorde28

Thank you for writing a most intelligent and...

Thank you for writing a most intelligent and factual response. I agree that the Westin's rooftop bar is quite fun, yet I would not miss the St. Regis platinum benefit breakfast. You can stay at the...
Jan 26, 16, 10:27 pm
Replies: 349
Views: 39,326
Posted By Concorde28

Definitely walk pass the SATS lounge and head for...

Definitely walk pass the SATS lounge and head for the Kris Flyer Lounge. If you have a Global First ticket, you can access the First Lounge and find a quiet, cozy spot to rest. I don't know about...
Jan 26, 16, 7:43 pm
Replies: 468
Views: 89,667
Posted By Concorde28

That fee also included the Hyatt rep who...

That fee also included the Hyatt rep who expedited border patrol. Good luck finding an available cab at 2 am at the SGN for $8 given the crowds. To each his own yet I'll choose comfort and...
Jan 26, 16, 7:38 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,402
Posted By Concorde28

Last weekend's storm is still messing up flight...

Last weekend's storm is still messing up flight schedules as I am on United 180 today from HKG to EWR. United switched the plane yesterday so now have a 6 hour plus delay in HKG. Of course, there...
Replies: 23
Views: 2,540
Posted By Concorde28

Good for Trump. It reminds me of when Bloomberg...

Good for Trump. It reminds me of when Bloomberg was photographed taking the NYC subway. I enjoy when billionaires make the brief opportunity to live out the song in Camelot of "How do the simple...
Jan 26, 16, 7:20 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,934
Posted By Concorde28

I fully agree. Whether flying across the pond...

I fully agree. Whether flying across the pond or in the EU, BA is my preferred airline because of the service and professionalism of the staff. And given my advanced age, this has been for a few...
Jan 25, 16, 9:33 pm
Replies: 468
Views: 89,667
Posted By Concorde28

Definitely go directly to the Park Hyatt, and I...

Definitely go directly to the Park Hyatt, and I would highly recommend taking advantage of the hotel concierge's email offer of having a Hyatt representative meet you at the air bridge upon leaving...
Jan 20, 16, 3:03 pm
Replies: 890
Views: 141,616
Posted By Concorde28

I fully agree with you. Downtown on the weekend...

I fully agree with you. Downtown on the weekend at this hotel is perfect for an escape at a reasonable cost and the new museums in the area are a refreshing change from dealing with the midtown...
Dec 28, 15, 8:04 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 9,347
Posted By Concorde28

There are several US Ritz Carlton hotels that I...

There are several US Ritz Carlton hotels that I recommend based upon my club floor experiences:

Half Moon Bay
New Orleans (it's a bit of a maze to find the club, but it is the largest RC Club in...
Dec 23, 15, 8:35 pm
Replies: 141
Views: 12,091
Posted By Concorde28

Totally agree. The best NY St. Regis secret is...

Totally agree. The best NY St. Regis secret is to request the freshly squeezed carrot/ginger juice----absolutely amazing. And you can even have your platinum breakfast delivered complimentary to...
Dec 18, 15, 9:36 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,701
Posted By Concorde28

Definitely worth hitting 75 and good work for the...

Definitely worth hitting 75 and good work for the OP. Not sure if the merger will continue that benefit so enjoy it while you can.
Dec 10, 15, 9:20 am
Replies: 505
Views: 78,377
Posted By Concorde28

We use this hotel often and are quite pleased...

We use this hotel often and are quite pleased with the Executive Lounge offerings. In addition, the breakfast buffet downstairs is quite good.
Dec 10, 15, 8:55 am
Replies: 3,480
Views: 473,400
Posted By Concorde28

Yesterday I attended a 5 star Platinum Elite...

Yesterday I attended a 5 star Platinum Elite Owners update (Westin resorts timeshare), and decided to see if I could discover any news about the merger. While realizing no one truly knows much at...
Dec 10, 15, 8:33 am
Replies: 305
Views: 61,544
Posted By Concorde28

I fully agree. It is best to upgrade to both...

I fully agree. It is best to upgrade to both the Hyatt and Hilton Diamond matches in order to have options when Marriott decides to reveal what will happen to the far better SPG Platinum program...
Dec 9, 15, 4:43 pm
Replies: 3,480
Views: 473,400
Posted By Concorde28

[QUOTE=fly in paradies;25839678]We slept hard to...

[QUOTE=fly in paradies;25839678]We slept hard to become SPG (!) Platinum (lifetime) in this programe nominated and voted
by the most traveling flyertalkes:

BEST REWARDS PROGRAM (2015)...
Dec 7, 15, 7:16 am
Replies: 759
Views: 117,181
Posted By Concorde28

I am staying here now and the dinner prices at...

I am staying here now and the dinner prices at the bar restaurant are exactly in the range of $14 to $25. It's standard airport hotel pricing and the room service menu is the same.
Dec 7, 15, 6:58 am
Replies: 120
Views: 23,224
Posted By Concorde28

I have been 1K for the last 10 years and the GPUs...

I have been 1K for the last 10 years and the GPUs are definitely worth it. I need to fly to Asia at least 3 times a year and pay between $1,300 to $1,800 for confirmed upgrade W fares as compared...
Nov 26, 15, 3:52 am
Replies: 3,480
Views: 473,400
Posted By Concorde28

Exactly! Look what United did to Continental...

Exactly! Look what United did to Continental compared to what many thought would have been a better fit----Delta and Continental. For a brief time, Continental Club members had access to Delta...
Nov 26, 15, 3:28 am
Replies: 40
Views: 7,115
Posted By Concorde28

Thank you for the brilliant tip. This beats our...

Thank you for the brilliant tip. This beats our riffing the Mel Brooks-Madeline Kahn airport security scene from "High Anxiety"---not as much fun but it saves time.
Nov 22, 15, 9:25 pm
Replies: 1,176
Views: 152,695
Posted By Concorde28

Thanks for your support. Having lived through...

Thanks for your support. Having lived through the Continental-United merger, bigger is not necessarily better. I congratulate Hyatt for recognizing how top tier SPG members and top tier Hyatt...
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