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British Airways Hacked, Marriott Slacked, Dubai Cracked - M2G 030

September 12, 2018 Season 1 Episode 30
Miles to Go - Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can't Afford to Miss!
British Airways Hacked, Marriott Slacked, Dubai Cracked - M2G 030
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Miles to Go - Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can't Afford to Miss!
British Airways Hacked, Marriott Slacked, Dubai Cracked - M2G 030
Sep 12, 2018 Season 1 Episode 30
Ed Pizza, Dom Perilli, Mike LaRosa, Tiffany Funk
The info you need to know about the BA hack, more Marriott/SPG merger confusion and how a consultant landed a five figure deal in Dubai for under $100.
Show Notes
On this week’s episode Dom Perilli from The Short Final chats with Ed for News & Notes about the recent British Airways hack and Touring Bird, the new travel planning tool from Area 120, Google’s tech incubator. M2G Producer Mike LaRosa AKA Coworkaholic shares how he “cracked” a three day trip to Dubai for under $100 and scored a special offer with Upside Business Travel. Last but certainly not least, Tiffany Funk from One Mile at a Time is back by popular demand to review the latest Marriott/SPG tech woes and where they’ve slacked in rolling out combined accounts.

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Timestamps

  • 03:30 - HUGE British Airways Data Hack
  • 07:15 - Google’s newest travel planning tool
  • 11:35 - Getting creative with how you book your travel to save cash
  • 19:30 - Leveraging status matches between airline and hotel partners
  • 21:00 - Score $100 in gift cards when you book your next trip on Upside
  • 23:00 - Tiffany Funk is back to chat about Marriott/SPG tech woes
  • 33:10 - The Ultimate guide to navigating the new Marriott/SPG program benefits
  • 40:33 - TF2P

Show Notes & Links

The Latest on the BA Hack

Dom’s blog post on Touring Bird

Mike’s blog post on Dubai for under $100

Coworkaholic Safari 2018

Upside’s $100 Gift Card Offer

One Mile at a Time blog post on Marriott/SPG merger confusion

One Mile at a Time’s ULTIMATE Guide to Marriott/SPG Program Benefits

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