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Dec 3, 18, 3:42 am
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Posted By Puppenstein

In an ideal World, Housekeeping would have a ton...

In an ideal World, Housekeeping would have a ton of time to attend to everything. Realistically, a clean room is the most important thing. The alarm clocks can be tricky, and letís face it, most...
Nov 21, 18, 5:10 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,878
Posted By Puppenstein

H Or...you could have just moved on to...

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Or...you could have just moved on to another thread you could actually answer the questions to. It wasnít what people thought about birthdays on an airplane. For some people, air travel is still...
Nov 21, 18, 1:19 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,878
Posted By Puppenstein

So sorry to offend you and your obvious award...

So sorry to offend you and your obvious award winning parenting skills. 🙄 When you start touting off a resume of what youíve done as a parent, it doesnít make you the authority figure in what to do...
Nov 21, 18, 9:25 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,878
Posted By Puppenstein

I hope she has a wonderful birthday! They do...

I hope she has a wonderful birthday! They do have wings and logbooks at American, but they can often be in short supply. Iím sure the crew will do something special. The naysayers seem to be in...
Nov 21, 18, 8:47 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,878
Posted By Puppenstein

I know the crew will definitely appreciate the...

I know the crew will definitely appreciate the compliment, and it will make a difference to them. Many get recognized by their companies, and love when anyone shows an interest in the profession....
Nov 20, 18, 11:54 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,878
Posted By Puppenstein

In that case, you could have refrained from...

In that case, you could have refrained from commenting. It was far from helpful, and didnít answer the question I asked. It just offered your personal opinion about what my child will value in the...
Nov 20, 18, 2:44 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,878
Posted By Puppenstein

It sounds like you have a pretty cool Dad, who...

It sounds like you have a pretty cool Dad, who probably did a lot of funny things, but somehow everything always seemed to work out for.
Nov 20, 18, 2:22 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,878
Posted By Puppenstein

An example of an FA with some compassion and...

An example of an FA with some compassion and empathy. Too few of those, these days. Very sweet story, that likely you donít remember, but that your father cherishes. :)
Nov 20, 18, 2:18 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,878
Posted By Puppenstein

There are the responses from people who arenít...

There are the responses from people who arenít parents, who evidently donít understand the meaning of memories and evidently didnít have parents who cared to do anything special. With your logic,...
Nov 20, 18, 1:40 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,878
Posted By Puppenstein

Thanks. Believe me, no one wants him to continue...

Thanks. Believe me, no one wants him to continue his excellent track record of being the model traveler, than his parents. It does help that he always has his own seat. Last week, he slept through...
Nov 20, 18, 12:50 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,878
Posted By Puppenstein

Flying with a child on their birthday

My son is turning one next week, and on his birthday we will be flying to LAX and SYD. Should I let the crew know? I donít want a full fledged celebration, but there is part of me that thinks we...
Replies: 157
Views: 22,088
Posted By Puppenstein

After seeing this thread, I logged on to my...

After seeing this thread, I logged on to my account and found that I had been downgraded to Gold as well. One stay short from Platinum. I checked my other programs and I still managed to stay...
Jan 16, 14, 10:16 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 7,355
Posted By Puppenstein

What beds do you like more? I don't really like...

What beds do you like more? I don't really like the beds at Aloft, and that is the most important part of my stay anywhere. Everything else is secondary. I can't seem to sleep at Aloft, but...
Jan 7, 14, 4:08 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 31,225
Posted By Puppenstein

Look at the pictures on the website and decide. ...

Look at the pictures on the website and decide. The suites are booked 99% of the time and like I said, are popular for late check-outs, so you won't be able to see them. The Astor is nice for the...
Dec 27, 13, 11:45 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 31,225
Posted By Puppenstein

They are actually the same size, that information...

They are actually the same size, that information is a little misleading, but one has the balcony (Astor) while the other has a sunroom of sorts instead of the balcony therefore, adding more room...
Dec 12, 13, 3:22 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 13,388
Posted By Puppenstein

I guess it is fair to say that the ones that need...

I guess it is fair to say that the ones that need the full Butler experience would be high-maintenance and in my experience, they usually ask if you would like a Butler Greeting, so that is a good...
Dec 11, 13, 1:40 am
Replies: 51
Views: 13,388
Posted By Puppenstein

I was just thinking of the U.S. locations. There...

I was just thinking of the U.S. locations. There are several outside of the U.S. that I understand have Butlers in all the rooms, but I am not lucky enough to get to experience all of those options...
Replies: 33
Views: 14,159
Posted By Puppenstein

Is Intercontinental really a luxury hotel brand?

Marriott and Starwood have clear luxury brands. Hotels that are five star rated, yet IHG claims that Intercontinental is a luxury brand, but none of the hotels within that brand have a Five Star...
Dec 10, 13, 6:19 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 13,388
Posted By Puppenstein

You misunderstand the Butler Service and I hope...

You misunderstand the Butler Service and I hope you get to stay at a SR to judge it in person because I felt the same way before I experienced it. They are the Whatever/Whenever agents, they are...
Dec 10, 13, 5:20 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 13,388
Posted By Puppenstein

I don't think that is who they are trying to...

I don't think that is who they are trying to appeal to. Although that group may be used to having someone assist them all the time, the entire point of the service seems to be tailoring their...
Dec 9, 13, 6:38 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 13,388
Posted By Puppenstein

I guess it depends on which location you are...

I guess it depends on which location you are staying. But, the few times I have experienced it, they meet you at the room after you arrive to find out if you would like coffee or tea, explain all...
Dec 9, 13, 5:45 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 7,228
Posted By Puppenstein

Agreed. Although, I think that HGI is having its...

Agreed. Although, I think that HGI is having its share of brand issues as well.
Dec 9, 13, 11:25 am
Replies: 51
Views: 13,388
Posted By Puppenstein

I think it is up to each individual. I would...

I think it is up to each individual. I would never book a room based on their being a Butler. But, I also don't have that at home so I don't need it on the road. The times that I have had a butler...
Dec 8, 13, 8:51 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 13,388
Posted By Puppenstein

I think it depends entirely on the Butler on...

I think it depends entirely on the Butler on duty. Some people take more pride in their jobs than others. But, I have had good experiences as well. I know with St. Regis, they have Butler...
Dec 5, 13, 5:56 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,209
Posted By Puppenstein

I like the safety video more. I expected this...

I like the safety video more. I expected this one to be similar, but they are far from that.
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