October 2012


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@Westin Macau follows through on promise to remove Shark Fin Soup from menu

In July of this year I visited Macau and stayed at the Westin Hotel, at the time the only Starwood property in Macau. I was very dismayed when I discovered Shark Fin Soup on the hotel’s menu. The practice of…


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1 yr 1 million points week 4- changing the world 1 mile at a time – enter to win 20k Starpoints & shot at grand prize

This contest is now closed. The winner is comment #33, from JettyOne.  Congratulations on winning this week!   Grand prize winners will be announced on Friday November 2nd.   As many of you know, I’m celebrating my 1st year anniversary…


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If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck then it must be a…Hilton?

The Hilton in the community Foundation, Hilton Hotel’s foundation in Great Brittan, has gone to the ducks, literally. Hilton hotels in Europe are selling Ducks for Change – miniature rubber ducks painted with fun costumes. You can collect ducks with 18…



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One Year, 1 Million Point Give-away week 3 – 20K SPG Points and chance at grand prize!

And the winner is….  There were a ton of really unique, fun and entertaining submissions. The winner is comment #64 from Adventure Flyer – “Virgin Airlines – ironically, we’re always on top”.  Adventure Flyer receives 20k SPG points! Congrats.  If…


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1yr, 1million point give-away – week 2: What’s Your Yolo? Enter to win now!

Contest Now Closed The winner of the week 2 give-away (20k Starwood Points) is Samuel G here’s his story:  I would select prize number two. Five years ago I got engaged to a wonderful woman named Hau (which means Wish…




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Toronto Pearson Int’l Airport to track passengers using BlipTrack

A company called, Amor Group  will be installing the largest passenger tracking system in North America utilizing the first commercial installation of BluFi, delivered by BlipTrack, at Toronto Pearson International Airport. BlipTrack is the first system in the world to…


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1 year, 1 million point give-away – another chance to enter now via @LufthansaFlyer

What would you do with 1 million points? In celebration of my 1 year anniversary on Boarding Area.com I’m giving away 1 million points/miles! You’ll be able to enter each week for the next four weeks and now – you…


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1 yr 1 million miles – week 1, enter now 2 win 20k SPG points and chance at Grand Prize!

This week KLM introduced their social media VIP (Very Important Puppet) named Flynt. Flynt has his own Facebook page and it’s actually pretty funny so far. KLM has done a great job with Flynt. You should check out the interactive…