Taking family to Madrid. 10 days. Using Bonvoy points for hotel. Any recommendations for hotel or city/neighborhood location?
I have 1m marriott points and 300k citi points, if I want to go on a week long honeymoon in July what is the best bet? Open to all ideas
Best Marriott hotel for a weekend trip with partner in Boston? Thinking Liberty or Envoy
Does getting to the hotel late Monday evening mean there are less “good upgrades” available? I have Ambassador status on Marriott fwiw
Watched a consultant lose his f’ng mind this week at a W hotel for his room being too close to elevator. I guarantee he will be getting that room next week too
Thoughts on buying Sheraton vacation home rentals (I.e. time shares). Math is: $18k total investment, spread over a 7 year, 13% loan, gets you a) 1 week of studio stays in 200+ resort locations b)...
Best SPG property in Manhattan? Midtown area near Times Square / Grand Central / 30 Rock (excluding St. Regis)
Fellow busy bees, best loyalty program SPG/Hyatt to redeem on luxury hotels if yearly one goes to Sydney,Melbourne,London,NYC,Shanghai/Beijing,Hong Kong,Singapore,Munich and Paris?
Does anyone know how I can speak with someone more senior at SPG? The customer service I’ve encountered is completely unacceptable and I’m tired of being put on hold for 20 minutes with no solution
Has anyone figured out what card is better to keep now that Marriott and SPG have merged their rewards? Is any one of them better than the other? Any benefit to keeping both of them? Thanks!
Iceland in Mid April 1) recommended with a 2.5 year old? 2) hotels to stay in - any good Marriott properties? 3) must do
I’m sooo sick of Marriott from the Bonvoy situation. Anybody have luck transferring to Hilton or Hyatt, getting status match?
Holy crap, did you guys know Marriott and SPG were merging? There are integration issues on day one too! GTFO!
Best SPG in PDX?
Also concerned about lifetime. I'm hoping they stick with Marriott's lifetime requirement and carry over SPG nights
M&A tax M1 salary? CPA
Any 🐠 looking for a place to stay in Boston this winter? I am taking advantage of 100% remote work and going to Utah. Looking to rent out my furnished 2 BR 2Bath apartment, downtown- water view of the harbor next to the aquarium. $4k a month (renting at cost)
Pregnant with my second and my oldest will be 23 months when baby 2 arrives. What do I need to get with a second (second monitor, double stroller, what else?) TIA!
If your team is looking to add another analyst to “take on workload” but your own workload has been minimal, is this writing on the wall for you to find exit ops? I’ve been a good performer, but since Covid started, I’ve had barely any work to do - even including the self starting projects I’ve worked on. This is in industry btw. Thx 🐠
I had milestone in 2020 & 2021 C to SC. Both yrs good ratings, 6/6 ONL flags, Coach's F/b in iRPM - 'xyz is working on next level since last 2 yrs'. Strong support frm Project, 2 Awards. Still NO PROMOTION Talent f/b to coach - 'Scatterplot cut off didn't meet, can do better next yr' MD called today - 'You are doing good work, want to reward you 1.5L bonus with 12 month retention policy' I said - 'I am 100% sure I would be returning it if I accept, hence I decline this' Wats his next step?
I accepted an offer and employer started H1b processing, now I have another offer giving me around 10% more from earlier offer. Should I asked for equalization or is it something unethical? Appreciate your responses.
Curious to hear real examples. Have you/ coworkers faced discrimination in subtle OR outward manners based on gender, being LGBT? How does this affect your voice/ ability to perform to your fullest?
Project Managers out there what are the tasks you do that you think can be automated. Gartner is predicting 80%
I’m confusion... I started to count calories/macros to lose weight. Roughly 211... started at like 24/2500 for a 1.5 months.. didnt lose a Lb. Dropped down to 2200 for last 2 weeks...haven’t lost a LB. Working out / cardio 5-6x a week. Sleep is good and stress level ok (outside of the covid norms). Any tips or suggestions?
When it comes to airlines I go where I'm appreciated thus far JetBlue, Southwest, and Virgin America (now Alaska Air) have been my go to airlines. You couldn't pay me to get on United, Delta or US.
Why did Deloitte’s federal practice have layoffs? Given that the clients are large government entities. I can understand it happening in commercial but federal makes no sense
I live in a HCOL city and am still not being paid enough to save/live . I have all of the tools/ skill sets to leave consulting and go into big tech . Before going out to market myself and get a new job should I even ask D for a raise ? I’m frustrated because I’m adding a lot of value to my current engagements and I think I’d have a good business case for a raise. On a side note I see people leaving left and right here which is not a good sign!
If I Venmo my brother $5000 with a credit card, and he then cashes out to chase, and then transfers back to me via chase...would that meet the minimum spend for a cc? Obviously there is a 3% fee
Anyone else getting hit up by Charles Aris about the GLG strategy role? I know at least 10 people at my firm that had a call with them but they're being super squirrelly about the details.
Real talk. Why doesn't Uber have a loyalty/points program? (Besides VIP, which is a joke.) I created a new budget category just to delineate Uber from other travel. Obscene how much I spend.
What to do with excess cash? Already have a rainy day fund, saved up for vacation, and maxed out 401k, ira, and hsa. I don't have any debt and I can't trade in anything but funds.
Being from a big city, I’m so annoyed by my client location that my work laptop passwords have included: “OhioSucks” and “Garbagetown” Where is Garbage Town, USA for you?
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