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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. I’m staring a “We are the 2%” chant outside a domestic W (TBD) if anyone wants to join me. My list of demands are as follows:
    -Breakfast that consists of more than a croissant and coffee and domestic W hotels
    -Transparent SNA inventory
    -No more “all suite” redemptions. I’m not aware of any other management company that allows hotels to charge sometimes 3X or more the normal nightly points rate for their category because they’re “all suite.”

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