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She Wasn’t Laughing at the Park Hyatt Toronto Carnival Mirrors

“Oh, look at your legs!” I blurted out in a stupid husband moment. “Ahhhhh!” We had been waiting for the elevator at the Park Hyatt Toronto and noticed a visual effect with the angled brass frames. Here’s the approach: Here’s me straight on heading down to the gym: Here’s the side panels: I don’t mind…

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A One Photo Review of TAM Business Class Toronto-New York

Brazilian airline and OneWorld member TAM operates service between Sao Paulo and Toronto with a stop in NY. This flight has seen fares as low as $80 one-way in business for the NY-Toronto leg. It is bookable with British Airways Avios for 9,000 + tax. We flew it back to New York this afternoon. Our…

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Canada’s Delta Hotels Slowly Joining Marriott Rewards

Marriott has released an update on integration of Canada’s Delta Hotels into Marriott Rewards. From June 18, Marriott Rewards members have been able to receive hotel benefits at Delta. These include full breakfast and lounge access for Marriott Gold and Platinum. See the benefits chart. Earning and redeeming, however, will not begin until February 2016.…

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KLM Pop Up Shop in NY: Beer to AF’s Champagne

Air France hit New York last summer with a glam French Experience. The Air France Expo, which made several worldwide stops, was a lavish affair. From champagne and Laduree macaroon happy hours to glitzy exhibits showcasing Air France’s history and flight products, it was superb. There were even French animal rights protestors brought in for…

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Shouting at Dawdling Dumpers at the Miami Admirals Club Bathroom

A bit of potty humor for Friday. I was in an American Airlines Admirals Club in Miami this week, minding my own business, when I heard a loud, aggressive shout ricochet around the tiles, “Come on guys, you reading in there? There’s a line.” (That Admirals Club by D-30 is sprawling with small bathrooms. Not…

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No 2015 Delta NY-Prince Edward Island Summer Seasonal Flight

A great summer tradition for my wife and I will be taking a pause. No summer Delta New York JFK – Prince Edward Island, Canada flight. The flights still had not appeared for booking and PEI’s Charlottetown Airport confirmed it. Airplane geek friend theorized Delta’s reduction of regional jets may play a part. We loved…

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