How Hotels Pick Which Guests To Upgrade, From A Former Marriott Manager [Roundup]

News and notes from around the interweb:

  • How hotels assign upgrades, by a former Marriott rooms manager (HT: Doctor of Credit) One reason hotels tend to upgrade on shorter stays – beyond just easier availability for the premium room – is that doing so means they can assign more upgrades to game their satisfaction scores.
  • Details of StarLux Airbus A350 first and business class

    STARLUX Airlines reveals its new Airbus A350 First Class, Business Class, and Premium Economy seats.

    First two pictures – First ClassThird picture – Business ClassFourth picture – Premium Economy

    — Ishrion Aviation (@IshrionA) November 4, 2022

    Another look at the First Class suite:

    — Ishrion Aviation (@IshrionA) November 4, 2022

  • Amex Platinum now comes with Hertz Presidents Circle status (Capital One’s Venture X already had this benefit.)

  • Richard Branson will no longer ‘turn girls upside down’ on planes

  • Creating an icon: What it takes to become SIA cabin crew

  • State Dept. gives law enforcement, intelligence agencies unrestricted access to Americans’ personal data (HT: @crucker)

  • SunExpress, the all-coach airline owned by Lufthansa and Turkish and which flies largely between Europe and leisure destinations in Turkey, will become the newest airline redemption partner of Air Canada. You’ll be able to include them in Aeroplan award tickets (but you won’t be able to earn miles on paid SunExpress tickets).

  • Love love love when pilots do this.

    A @united Captian just welcomed his passengers first hand and thanked us for jumping through the hoops necessary to fly. In all my years of travel I haven't experienced such a warm welcome and I'm beside myself delighted . #DIA #customerservice

    — Ash 🇺🇸✌️❤️ (@ashthewayfinder) November 3, 2022

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