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Old Jul 1, 12, 9:40 am
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I think this is a great idea. They are now becoming a nice change from the usual Hilton, Marriott or IC.

The hotels are starting to have a good presence around the world. Great detinations in London, Rome, China and Mallorca.
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Old Jul 1, 12, 11:09 pm
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Yes, I'd like to see it as well.
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Old Jul 8, 12, 3:32 pm
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It's a pretty major chain, I'm surprised that this hadn't been done earlier.
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Old Jul 8, 12, 4:04 pm
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Glad to see a positive reaction, even if not the tidal wave of yes's talkboard may require.

I think this one is a bit of chicken and egg situation personally.

The more Jumeirah pages people create, the more traffic it will create and so on and so forth.

Build it and they will come!
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Old Jul 9, 12, 7:55 am
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Originally Posted by PanGalactic View Post
Glad to see a positive reaction, even if not the tidal wave of yes's talkboard may require.

I think this one is a bit of chicken and egg situation personally.

The more Jumeirah pages people create, the more traffic it will create and so on and so forth.

Build it and they will come!
Can't speak for other TB members, but in my opinion, it would help your request if you answered the following:

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Old Jul 13, 12, 10:41 am
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Shangri-La is a significantly larger chain than Jumeirah. I know that this is irrelevant to the OP's request -- I would certainly support a Jumeirah forum, as it's an outstanding, growing product with a viable loyalty program -- but if Jumeirah meets the criteria, then Shangri-La does, too; perhaps even more so, since has less of a home in the Luxury Hotels forum than does Jumeirah.
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Old Sep 10, 12, 7:48 am
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The forum will be beneficial to FT!

Originally Posted by SkiAdcock View Post
Can't speak for other TB members, but in my opinion, it would help your request if you answered the following:

[I]The following are qualitative criteria that the TalkBoard believes are useful to consider when evaluating proposals to create, close, split, or move forums. Whenever a forum change is discussed on the TalkBoard Topics, the TalkBoard encourages posters to fully address these criteria in addition to any other reasons supporting or opposing the change.


1. Will the forum be (or is it now) beneficial to FlyerTalk?
Yes it will be. Due to their global expansion Jumeirah doesn´t offer fine hotels only in UAE but also in UK, US and China!

American Express is impressed by their quality and services delivered and therefore they offer Jumeirah as a partner for the Membership rewards programme - where you can transfer MR points to the Sirius Card!

I think such a forum will provide valuable hints for other travellers.
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Old Sep 10, 12, 8:03 am
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Originally Posted by gum View Post
Yes it will be. Due to their global expansion Jumeirah doesn´t offer fine hotels only in UAE but also in UK, US and China!

American Express is impressed by their quality and services delivered and therefore they offer Jumeirah as a partner for the Membership rewards programme - where you can transfer MR points to the Sirius Card!

I think such a forum will provide valuable hints for other travellers.
Thanks for your support, I would strongly encourage anyone who has posted favourably in this thread to add a line to their signature like mine with a link to this thread in order to increase awareness to other FT members
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Old Sep 10, 12, 8:12 am
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I would be happy to see this - my view has always been that a forum is worth having even if there would be minimal traffic, as long as the reward programme is interesting, which it is. Not that Talkboard historically agrees with this view ....!
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Old Sep 11, 12, 12:27 am
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Originally Posted by PanGalactic View Post
Thanks for your support, I would strongly encourage anyone who has posted favourably in this thread to add a line to their signature like mine with a link to this thread in order to increase awareness to other FT members
Can't speak for other TB members, but in my opinion, it would help your request if you answered the following:

The following are qualitative criteria that the TalkBoard believes are useful to consider when evaluating proposals to create, close, split, or move forums. Whenever a forum change is discussed on the TalkBoard Topics, the TalkBoard encourages posters to fully address these criteria in addition to any other reasons supporting or opposing the change.

1. Will the forum be (or is it now) beneficial to FlyerTalk?

2. Will the new forum benefit a relationship with FlyerTalk? E.g., does the forum provide value for FT members, such as a friendly ear highly placed in the company

3. Is FT the best place to discuss this subject?

4. Is there a passionate following? This is essential in order to provide dedicated expert helpers to get questions answered.

5. Is a critical mass of posts and readers anticipated or existing? We need adequate traffic to keep everyone visiting frequently. One living forum is more valuable than two mostly dead ones.

6. Is this the best place on FlyerTalk for this subject? This is the classification issue. The answer depends primarily on achieving and maintaining critical mass. It also depends on whether or where the discussion might (or does) occur in the absence of the forum.

7. For proposals to split a forum, is the split expected to improve the signal to noise ratio? Why?

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Old Sep 11, 12, 3:11 am
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Not sure if this is an automated message as you have posted it 3 times so far, but I will try to answer your questions point by point....


Originally Posted by SkiAdcock View Post
1. Will the forum be (or is it now) beneficial to FlyerTalk?
Absolutely yes. Please remember there are other countries in the world apart from the USA!


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2. Will the new forum benefit a relationship with FlyerTalk? E.g., does the forum provide value for FT members, such as a friendly ear highly placed in the company
Not at the moment, but I have no doubt that if FlyerTalk engaged with them at a high level something could be arranged.

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3. Is FT the best place to discuss this subject?
I can't think of anywhere better.

Originally Posted by SkiAdcock View Post
4. Is there a passionate following? This is essential in order to provide dedicated expert helpers to get questions answered.
There are a few passionate followers, yes

Originally Posted by SkiAdcock View Post
5. Is a critical mass of posts and readers anticipated or existing? We need adequate traffic to keep everyone visiting frequently. One living forum is more valuable than two mostly dead ones.
As there is no forum at the moment there are not a huge amount of posts.

Can I ask what would be considered critical in terms of number of posts?

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6. Is this the best place on FlyerTalk for this subject? This is the classification issue. The answer depends primarily on achieving and maintaining critical mass. It also depends on whether or where the discussion might (or does) occur in the absence of the forum.
I can't think of anywhere that would be better!

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7. For proposals to split a forum, is the split expected to improve the signal to noise ratio? Why?
This is not a proposal to split a forum so I will not answer this one.
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Old Sep 11, 12, 3:27 am
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Originally Posted by PanGalactic View Post
Not sure if this is an automated message as you have posted it 3 times so far, but I will try to answer your questions point by point....
Sorry it took 3 requests to get you to answer it point by point

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