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May 4, 2018 · The Points Guy

IHG Will Add 13 UK Upscale Hotels Under IHG and Kimpton Brands

InterContinental Hotels Group announced Thursday that it will add 13 UK hotels to the Kimpton and IHG brands. The conditional agreement between IHG and French real estate investor Foncière des Régions (FdR) will rebrand the 13 properties under the IHG umbrella over the next two years, pushing IHG’s total number of hotel rooms in the UK past the 2,000. But...
April 19, 2018 · The Points Guy

Glenn Beck Will Sell You the World’s Oldest Civilian Jet, Cheap

Glenn Beck, a (former) superstar in the conservative media world, is putting up his private jet for sale. And it’s not just any jet: It’s the oldest civilian jet flying today. According to a listing on Controller, Beck is selling his 1966 McDonnell Douglas DC-9. The Federal Aviation Administration database shows that the plane, bearing the US registration N8860, was built in 1966...
April 25, 2018 · The Points Guy

US Supreme Court Seems to Favor Upholding Trump’s Travel Ban

Justices on the Supreme Court heard arguments on President Donald Trump’s travel ban for the first time on Wednesday, as the nation’s highest court decides whether to uphold the third version of the controversial executive order on immigration. The court’s conservative-leaning justices, who outnumber their liberal counterparts on the nine-member bench, seemed to illustrate that they were against repealing the...
April 6, 2018 · The Points Guy

Family of Teen With Down Syndrome Kicked off Alaska Flight After He Vomited

A woman says that Alaska Airlines kicked her family off a flight to Seattle (SEA) on Monday after her teenage brother with Down syndrome vomited a small amount. Meaghan Hess, a third-year law student and staffer for the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals, was not traveling with her family from St. Louis (STL) to Seattle (SEA) on Alaska Flight...