Claire Tsosie, NerdWallet Published 8:00 am CST, Wednesday, January 23, 2019 This article was first published on NerdWallet.com. When Marriott International announced it would rebrand its loyalty program as Marriott Bonvoy on Feb. 13, 2019, it was clear that changes to the Marriott- and SPG-branded card portfolios would follow. Now, Chase and American Express — the issuers that offer co-branded cards with Marriott — have released more details about the changes, which include new Marriott-branded card names and new benefits. The changes also mean the two issuers will be divvying up the portfolio: American Express will become the issuer of the Marriott-branded business credit card and luxury card, while Chase will become the issuer of the mass-market Marriott consumer card and a new no-annual-fee Marriott card planned to launch this summer. Changes to AmEx cards AmEx’s SPG-branded credit cards will soon become Marriott Bonvoy credit … [Read more...] about Bonjour, Bonvoy: Marriott, SPG Cards Getting New Names, Perks
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News Related: Four Seasons I am often asked if there is a Four Seasons rewards program, much like you can take advantage of at Marriott, SPG, Hyatt, IHG, Hilton and so forth. My answer is no, they don’t have a point or a revenue-based loyalty program, nor do they offer frequent flyer style rewards or even free reward nights like smaller schemes like SLH.com. Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending How Do I get Reward Style Benefits? There ARE ways to take advantage of loyalty style benefits, much like those that you would be gifted if you were top tier of one of the big chain loyalty programs. In fact, you can take advantage of these loyalty style benefits from your very first stay. And Four Seasons is not alone in this luxury offering. Most luxury hotels have hidden travel agent loyalty programs which give you free benefits if you book with the right “Virtuoso” or hotel partner agent. I have outlined the best luxury hotel loyalty programs which give you … [Read more...] about Is There A Four Seasons Rewards Program?
The exercise, themed “Reinforced infantry battalions attack enemy in mountainous terrains,” gathered troops of Infantry Battalion 8 of Regiment 66 of Division 10 and a company of Armored Brigade 273. The affiliated forces included a company of 100mm mortars, a company of SPG-9 Kopye, and a company of 12.7mm machine guns of Regiment 66. The supporting units were Artillery Brigade 40, Air Defense Brigade 234, and Air Force Division 372 of the Air Defense - Air Force Service. Tanks of Brigade 273 joining the exercise According to the scenario, an enemy mechanized infantry company, which occupied Pleiku City of Gia Lai province, was stopped by the Gia Lai Provincial Armed Forces when moving to Buon Ma Thuot city. They withdrew to Heights 375, 714, and 567. Battalion 8’s missions were to collaborate with Regiment 66 and relevant units to attack and decimate the enemy. Thanks to thorough preparations and training, the live-fire exercise concluded … [Read more...] about Army Corps 3 holds live-fire exercise
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