The Evolution of Status: How Airlines and Hotels Changed the Game [KWYWTG 21]
September 30, 2023
In this episode, our host Cam DeJong delves into the fascinating world of travel rewards programs and status benefits. Drawing from personal experiences and industry insights, Cam reflects on the changing landscape of airline and hotel lounges, from the exclusivity of the past to the overcrowded present. He discusses the impact of COVID-19 on airline status and lounge access, as well as the efforts by certain airlines to reshape their loyalty programs. Cam also explores the evolution of hotel loyalty programs and the challenges faced by travelers in redeeming rewards. Join us as we navigate the intricacies of status, points, and miles in the ever-changing world of travel. Buckle up and let's embark on this exciting journey together on the "Know Where You Want to Go Travel Podcast"!