Marriott Heir Sues Dad for Forcing Him out of Business and Cutting Him from $3B Trust After a Divorce

Bill Marriott, who is the Marriott Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, is being sued by his son John Marriott III who claims his father disowned him, forced him from the Marriott business, and wrote him out of the family’s $3B trust…all because he got a divorce.  The Marriott family are Mormons and divorce is…

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AmEx Introducing Hilton Updates – Instant Diamond Status, Taking Over Citi’s Hilton Profile, Surpass Name Change

AmEx and Hilton announced new and updated products this morning including the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card, a premium card that has some really cool perks. The card will offer instant Diamond status, $250 airline incidental fee credit, $250 Hilton resort credit, $100 on-property credit at Waldorf Astoria Hotels, and one weekend night reward at…

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Passengers Caught Having Oral Sex on Delta Flight, Just Met On-Board, 20 Year Age Gap

Talk about in-flight entertainment! On a Delta flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Detroit (DTW) on Sunday, a 48-year-old female was caught performing oral sex on a 28-year-old man while both remained in their assigned seats. The incident apparently occurred mid-flight and both passengers had just met on-board the aircraft. The two were in transit…

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United Selling Seats on Newly Launched LAX-SIN (18 Hour Flight) for $177, Saver Level Mileage Awards

Those accustomed to the First / Biz class lifestyle thanks to points and miles might consider an 18 hour flight on United to be torture (especially this hobbyist), but many will likely jump on the opportunity to travel on the just launched longest flight from the US. For $177 from LAX to Singapore, when purchased…

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Anbang “Has Hilton over a Barrel” as Waldorf Astoria Finally Begins Renovations Removing Most Rooms

The historic Waldorf Astoria in New York closed almost seven months ago for pending renovations, though no work has started thus far.  That will soon change as demolition work begins next month according to the New York Post. According to the article, Hilton has been “sweating bullets” as Chinese insurer Anbang has provided few updates…

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United Launches Longest Nonstop Flight From US, #3 in World. Full List of Longest Flights, Mine All w/ Points…

United flight 37 from Los Angeles to Singapore departed last night at 9:16pm (almost 10 minutes early) and just landed in Singapore. The flight is 14,144km and clocked at 17 hours and 55 minutes on the outbound and 15 hours and 15 minutes on the return aboard a B787-9 Dreamliner. Last night’s flight officially became…

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