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Here is the latest AA Reduced Mileage Awards list.
In travel, this is called…The Purge: Airbnb Axes 80 Percent of Its Listings in Japan.
This is getting absolutely ridiculous, these guys are buying something almost every other day, wow! Maybe they can buy TBB? AccorHotels Buys Catering Tech Company Adoria.
To Michigan readers: The Holiday Inn & Suites property in Farmington Hills is now a Crowne Plaza! After a multi-million dollar renovation. It features a “work-life” model, whatever that is.
Lets go visit the Cup Noodles Museum in Yokohama!
Another ridiculous waste of money…if you got them I guess. Spoiling your spoiled little brats in private jets throwing six figure parties at 45,000 feet, smh!
We are on to sad ridiculous things today…How everything on the internet became clickbait. It is super sad…we are doomed!
The Laurel and Yanny phenomenon was perfect for the purposes of online media. It created drama and competing groups, but crucially, those groups transcended other social divisions, meaning that even your Trumpist uncle might have clicked on it. Everyone knew that everyone knew about it, so you could talk about it with anyone, but writing a new “take” on it didn’t require investing the type of journalistic time or effort that, say, traveling to Flint to keep tabs on the water quality would have. The modern internet is optimized for creating these stories; everyone knows this is insanely stupid, but none of us want to feel left out. And so we end up with a whole constellation of outlets and thousands of journalists whose most consistent money-making strategy is treating every single news story as if it were no different from an inane audio clip.
Crazy, this guy runs a marathon before breakfast! Meet Dean Karnazes – The Ultramarathon Man.
Since we are into sad stuff today, how about this: Own Goal: The Inside Story of How the USMNT Missed the 2018 World Cup. That German Klinsmann guy 🙁 Time always tells…
Your personal finance fix of the day: All the ways you can mess up your 401(k) — even if you max out your contributions. Actually, there are more out there #shocking
Lets go travel to Victory Day In Sukhumi Abkhazia.
Very interesting: The Cost of a Night Out in Selected Cities in 2018.
These are amazing! 21 Vending Machines From Around The World That Are Already Living In 3018. They should probably have the pizza one next to the one selling weed!
Going deep into how AA now treats awards for connecting flights.
When a company spends so much money on RATeams and going after churners…
and not spending the money to take care of basic things like this: PSA: Dummy Booking for AMEX Hilton Business 125k with $50 statement credit may result in an approval for a personal card you know there is something wrong…
The TBB Central Committee places blogs in the penalty box for each time they link to Titan blogs.
Can you guess the blog DansDeals is talking about in this post: AMEX Cracks Down On Credit Card Signup Bonuses Yet Again; History Of Signup Bonus Crackdowns From The Big Banks. Go on, I ‘ll wait. But nooooooo, bloggers will answer the same freaking questions in the email Friday “interviews” and then kiss up any chance they can get! Spare me the BS, it was ALL about da money! Ok, exsqueeze my old habits, my blog critic DNA I guess 🙂
“How we got the Hyatt Breakfast story long”. Really surprised to see this headline at TPG! Anyone know anything about “journalistic commitment”? Me neither!
And I leave you with this…This will never make it into a Titan blog…simply because their readers would not get it. But you do…
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