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If one person were to be crowned king of points and miles strategies, it could very well be Brian Kelly.
Only three and a half years ago, while a recruiter for Morgan Stanley, he started his blog, the Points Guy, and recently began blogging full time.
Brian sat down with us and let us in on some of his rituals, strategies, tips, and peeves about points and traveling, as well as his …
The Lobby Bar – An Irreverent Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and Views
Extra Prepared. This Saturday night, Daylight Saving Time comes into effect across most of the United States. We suggest you set your clocks ahead now so you won’t forget.
Life of Brian. Jeremy Del Nero sits down, virtually, for a chat with Brian Kelly, known on the interwebz as the Points Guy. Kelly explains how he packs …
Daylight Saving Time will start this Sunday at 2 a.m. local time in most of the United States and parts of Canada. Clocks should be set ahead by one hour.
In the European Union, Summer Time (called British Summer Time or BST in the United Kingdom and Sommerzeit in Austria and Germany) will start three weeks later on March 30. This discrepancy in start times leaves the U.S. out of sync …
The St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco opened on March 21, 1904. Notable guests such as Theodore Roosevelt, Helen Keller, Woodrow Wilson, Charlie Chaplin, Ronald Reagan, and Queen Elizabeth II have all stayed at the California property. In 1954, the hotel became a Westin property, and is still in operation today as the Westin St. Francis.
On March 10, 1910, William Boeing bought Heath’s Shipyard in Seattle, Washington. The shipyard, located on …
The Lobby Bar – A Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and Views
We are the 25%. Jeremy Del Nero (greetings) discusses why the majority of frequent travelers are in favor of a congressional ban on in-flight mobile calls. He also speculates why the 75% seem to be hiding while the 25% are screaming from the rooftops.
15-minute flight. Jonathan Spira navigates the Austrian Autobahns with the new Google Maps. Although …
Martin Hunt, a Mountain View, California resident, has won the grand prize in the Frequent Business Traveler “Where Are You in the Pacific Northwest” contest.
Hunt correctly identified the exact locations of six photos from the Pacific Northwest. As the winner, he will receive a two-night stay at the Nines Hotel, located in Portland, Oregon.
The Nines Hotel is one of the few in Portland that is LEED Silver-certified. Situated in the …