VIP suites which were previously the preserve of royalty, heads of state and visiting diplomats are now open to passengers at Heathrow for the first time. The Heathrow by Invitation (HBI) service offers exclusive VIP suites away from the gaze of the media and members of the public.
Starwood’s Preferred Guest program has topped a list of the ‘best value’ reward programs from US website NextAdvisor. Preferred Guest, a loyalty program which rewards hotel guests for their stays in Starwood-operated brands such as W Hotels, Sheraton, Westin, Le Meridien and St Regis, offered a worth of $0.021 per point when redeemed for a [...]
The Destruction Company is a member only club that offers its rich clients the unique chance to smash anything they desire with any weapons they choose. Members can pick from a list of objects to smash – including furniture, televisions, guitars, fax machines, motorcycles, lap tops and pottery. Members can also request a particular item [...]
International hotel chain Carlson is to relaunch its loyalty club with new rewards and perks for guests. The firm announced February 14 that Club Carlson will replace its old Goldpoints Plus program from March 31 as it aims to compete with similar programs such as InterContinental’s Priority Club and Hilton’s HHonors. Members will be able [...]
Independent hotel loyalty program Voilà announced that it has landed in the US January 11, setting the scene for increased competition in a new market that allows guests to earn points for staying in non-chain hotels. Voilà, which allows consumers to earn loyalty points at some 250 independent four and five star hotels in Europe, [...]
With New Year’s just around the corner, The Beverly Hills Cigar Club has compiled its Top 5 Champagne and Cigar Pairings: ideal combinations for ringing in 2011. BHCC’s pairings were formed by compiling a list of the highest rated champagnes, then selecting a top rated cigar that would complement the beverage. Selections for both ranged [...]