Re: [94attendees] IHG "Non-qualifying Stay"?

Ralph Droms <rdroms.ietf@gmail.com> Wed, 18 November 2015 17:04 UTC

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> On Nov 18, 2015, at 11:42 AM 11/18/15, JORDI PALET MARTINEZ <jordi.palet@consulintel.es>; wrote:
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> I understand that, but you also probably understand that many folks pay the hotel, IETF cost, flight, etc., from their own pocket, so being able to keep the points is VERY relevant for saving some nights at future meetings.
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Certainly, but, again speaking just for myself, the issue of loyalty programs is highly specific to each of us individually and should be, therefore, an individual responsibility rather than an IAOC responsibility.

- Ralph

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> De: 94attendees <94attendees-bounces@ietf.org>; en nombre de Ralph Droms <rdroms.ietf@gmail.com>;
> Responder a: <rdroms.ietf@gmail.com>;
> Fecha: miƩrcoles, 18 de noviembre de 2015, 17:31
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> Asunto: Re: [94attendees] IHG "Non-qualifying Stay"?
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>> Speaking strictly for myself, the issue of loyalty program points is completely immaterial to me and I don't want the IAC spending its time on the issue.
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>> - Ralph
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>>> On Nov 18, 2015, at 11:27 AM 11/18/15, Samuel Weiler <weiler+ietf@watson.org>; wrote:
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>>> On Wed, 18 Nov 2015, Dirk Kutscher wrote:
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>>>> Regarding the IAOC, I am really against requesting information on reward programs etc. from the IAOC.
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>>>> First, it's too much effort (there are different reward programs with different conditions...).
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>>> All the more reason to save duplication of that effort.
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>>> I don't need loyalty programs to be a factor in picking venues, but if things are going to be odd (e.g. meeting rates don't earn points), we should be told up front.  And this is not about digging into the rules for all the different programs - it's about asking one more question once the IAOC decides we're going to a particular hotel.
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>>> -- Sam
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