Friday blog roundup

It’s been an interesting week in the travel blogosphere. We have Starwood hotels allegedly running brothels, and the found out that the option to add extra pages to U.S. passports will end in 2016. Delta continues to gut its frequent flyer benefits with abandon, axing round-the-world award tickets and reducing medallion upgrade benefits…. oh and apparently increasing…

Delta drastically changes mileage earning for 2015

Today, Delta announced some HUGE changes to its SkyMiles program. Since I don’t blog during my client’s time, this post has to be super-short. Expect a more detailed post in a few days with my take on this change. This post contains the high-level overview. Instead of earning miles based on mileage flown, customers will…

Reminder to select your Delta Medallion Choice Benefits

One of Delta’s less-publicized perks of high-level status is their Choice Benefits. Platinum and Diamond medallion members can select a choice benefit each year from among the following: System-wide upgrades Delta SkyClub one-day passes Bonus miles Travel gift card Retail gift card Gifting status to a friend If you earned Platinum or Diamond status on…