AMEX Plenti Rewards Program
AMEX Plenti Rewards Program

Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week through today:

  • Nepal earthquake death toll continues to climb – The deadly earthquake that hit Nepal last week now has a death toll of over 5,000, as people continue to provide rescue and relief aid. (TIME)
  • Earthquake causes avalanche at Everest – Others are still missing due to the earthquake at Mt. Everest, where a massive avalanche plowed through a base camp following the quake. (Skift)
  • IHG to be taken over by Starwood? – That’s the speculation this week, as InterContinental shares jumped when Starwood announced that it is exploring options. (Bloomberg)
  • AMEX launches new loyalty program – American Express has revealed Plenti, its new loyalty program that aims to redefine such programs by allowing customers to earn points from many different sources. (WRAL)

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