2014



Martin Place Flowers

Sydneysiders Come Together to Honor the Martin Place Tragedy

The following post was written by a dear friend of mine from Sydney Australia, Laura White. Laura is a longtime friend and colleague, and a very proud Sydneysider. Laura, like many others were deeply affected by the horror of the…


Christmas Cheer at O'Hare Airport

Spreading Some Christmas Cheer at O’Hare Airport

In a time where it feels like we are perpetually surrounded by bad news (Ebola, Economy, Sydney Siege, ISIS, Congress), what a refreshing thing I experienced on Wednesday night, December 16. While waiting for a my Chicago to Phoenix flight…


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JetBlue Connects Family with A Taste of Home

by VGP contributor Rachel Brean JetBlue is one of the many airlines this holiday season that are investing in their social media presence through warm-hearted holiday campaigns. This week they launched a touching video that takes place in Washington Heights,…


JetBlue is #FlyingItForward

The following post is written by VeryGoodPoints contributor, Rachel Brean. In the spirit of the holiday season, JetBlue has recently launched a “Flying It Forward” campaign where they have asked individuals “If you were given one flight to spread good where would…


Even Hotel Rockville Maryland Review

In February of 2012, Intercontinental Hotel Group, IHG, announced a new brand called Even.  According to its website, EVEN™ Hotels is the first hotel brand designed for business and leisure travellers who maintain a healthy and active lifestyle and are looking…




Avis Doing Away With Weekend Rental Rewards

Today Avis announced some changes to it’s Avis First Rewards program. On November 20, 2014, Avis First will become Avis Preferred Plus. In addition, members will no longer be able to earn free weekend rental rewards but will continue to…



Flying USAir’s Newest Plane With Streaming Wifi

It was a rainy, dreary day in Charlotte, North Carolina, and only a few people seemed excited about the flight on the freshly painted airplane parked at gate E-11. Almost every day the combined “New American Airlines” rolls out a brand new…


New Starwood SPG Platinum enhancement coming soon

This morning I had the opportunity to attend a breakfast hosted by Starwood at the Chatwal Hotel, a Luxury Collection property.  At the breakfast, Starwood announced the launch of SPG Pro, but I also had the opportunity to speak with…