The Maldives says it will give tourists perks through a new loyalty rewards program



a body of water: The "Maldives Border Miles" is set to launch in December 2020. Shutterstock/LedyX


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The “Maldives Border Miles” is set to launch in December 2020. Shutterstock/LedyX

  • The Maldives plans on launching a loyalty rewards program come December to boost tourism, which has suffered under the coronavirus pandemic.
  • The “Maldives Border Miles” program says visitors will get points for every border crossing, which will get them various perks and benefits, according to its website.
  • What these perks are has yet to be announced.
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USA Today Readers Name Wyndham Rewards Best Hotel Loyalty Program for a Third Consecutive Year

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Wyndham Rewards, the world’s most generous rewards program spanning more than 30,000 hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally, today announced it has once again been named the best hotel loyalty program in the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards and that its Wyndham Rewards® Visa® Card has been named the best travel and hotel co-branded credit card.

This marks the

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Dusit rewards diners at Baan Dusit Thani with vouchers for accommodation at

Any diner who spends THB 7,000 or more at Benjarong Thai restaurant, Thien Duong Vietnamese restaurant or Dusit Gourmet and Garden Bar will be treated to a stay of up to two nights at the participating property of their choice.

Baan Dusit Thani, Dusit International?s unique standalone restaurant concept set within a lovingly restored heritage home on Sala Daeng Road in the heart of Bangkok, is now giving diners the

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Oak Forest Teacher Earns 40K In Rewards From Southwest Airlines

OAK FOREST, IL — On World Teachers’ Day, Southwest Airlines and Bremen High School District decided to surprise an Oak Forest High School teacher with 40,000 Rapid Rewards Points for his action too, literally, go the extra mile for his students.



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Mr. Brown receives reward from Southwest Airlines.

Teachers are getting creative with remote learning to provide a fun and educational experience for their students. Mike Brown,

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The Average American Could Save $1,638 With These Rewards Cards

From flat-rate cash back to lucrative travel rewards, there’s something for everyone.

Have you shied away from using rewards credit cards because you don’t know where to start? Maybe you’ve been carrying around the same rewards credit card for a decade, even though your spending habits have changed.

If that’s the case, you’re probably leaving a lot of money on the table. Using research by The Ascent on the monthly

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Amex Adds Travel Offers to Membership Rewards Cards

While you may not be traveling now, odds are you’ve been dreaming about future vacations, whether it’s a family trip or honeymoon.

“Travel continues to be one of those activities that our cardholders miss most at the moment, and is still very much part of their lifestyle,” Audrey Hendley, President of American Express Travel, tells CNBC Select.

In fact, more than 80% of consumers noted that they regularly think about

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A travel nurse’s life: Rewards and risks during the pandemic

(CNN) — Two years into travel nursing, Sierra Levin had no plans to settle down. Working around three months at a time at hospitals in California, Massachusetts and Texas — and taking time off in between to explore France, Australia and New Zealand — the 26-year-old was enjoying the adventure too much to stop.
Ryan Cogdill knows the feeling. “It’s an addiction for me, the freedom I have,” says Cogdill,
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New Hotels.com Visa Card Helps You Earn Rewards Quicker

Hotels.com is the latest business to dive into the credit card market, announcing the launch of the Hotels.com® Rewards Visa® Credit Card. This new no-annual-fee card is issued by Wells Fargo and backed by the Visa network. It also builds upon the existing Hotels.com® Rewards program to give you a new way to earn rewards nights faster.

With Hotels.com Rewards program you earn rewards or “stamps” for each stay you

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Dan McCaslin: Bill Wallace Trail Rewards Hikers Who Make Its 12-Mile Round-Trip | Outdoors

Recent trail closures, including those in Los Padres National Forest and frontcountry trails such as Rattlesnake Canyon, had left this columnist topographically challenged and hunting around for strenuous hikes.

The picturesque Bill Wallace Trail, beginning at the Ocean Mesa camping site (El Capitan State Beach exit; see 4.1.1.), presents distinct challenges yet remains open to the public.

When my two teaching colleagues and I undertook the 12-mile trek on Sept.

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Your complete guide to earning Radisson Rewards points



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Radisson Rewards is one of those rewards programs that flies under most people’s radar. It made a big splash about eight years ago with its Big Win promotion, where booking one paid night earned you 50,000 points. At

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Capital One VentureOne Rewards Card review





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Capital One® VentureOne® Credit Card Overview

The no-annual-fee Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card offers the same great redemption options as its

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What are the best rewards credits cards and travel programs?

Note from 10Best: Someday, we’ll all be ready to pack our suitcases again and head out on our next adventures. In the meantime, we’ll keep supporting what inspires us.

Travel isn’t always cheap – sometimes it’s free! At least that can be the case for those who leverage the vast network of miles and points programs out there. Credit cards, frequent flyer programs and hotel loyalty clubs allow travelers to

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Ranking the Best Online Travel Agency Rewards Programs



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When I was in graduate school, I would book conference lodging for other students. In doing so, I collected thousands of dollars of rewards through online travel agency (OTA) programs. But, even if you’re only booking for yourself,

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