Former CEO of Starwood, Who Launched Hyatt Gold Passport, Introduces New Credit Card [Roundup]

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. Before any jerk makes a thoughtless comment about COVID, remember that some individuals have medical conditions that make them extremely vulnerable to COVID, including the risk of death. I have *another* family member who might now be succumbing to COVID and has asked me to administer her estate.

  2. No. The snack was not expired. That would be “use by.” These are clearly marked ” Best by”. There is truly a difference, and not semantics.

    But since this a concern for you, here is a tip. Supermarkets often reduce the price of items marked “Best by” date that has passed. If these are items you usually buy at a higher price, stock up, and put them in the freezer until needed.

  3. Gold Passport. A throwback to my younger days working at a Hyatt! The Platinum members got hooked up. The 2 courtesy cards I saw were really hooked up. I’m sure that’s probably still a thing.

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