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Conrad Orlando Wow, Rise of Video, Free Cruise Strategies & The Changing Game with Mark Jackson

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MtM Podcast – Mark Jackson Jackson Jetsetting

In this episode of the Miles to Memories podcast, Shawn Coomer and Mark Jackson discuss various topics related to travel, including alternate content, cruising, and hotels in Orlando. They talk about the shift from reading blogs to watching videos, the popularity of cruising, and how to score deals while generating spend on cruises.
They also review the Conrad hotel in Orlando and compare it to other Hilton properties in the area. Additionally, they discuss the Brightline train service in Florida before diving into the evolution of earning miles and points, AI and the changing landscape of shopping portals.

Episode Notes

  • 04:21 – Creating a different kind of travel content
  • 05:55 – Strategies for saving and spending on cruises
  • 11:30 – Is Virgin Voyages worth booking with the latest offer?
  • 14:52 – Being blown away by Conrad Orlando – Does it live up to the brand?
  • 20:55 – Which Hilton for Disney World?
  • 23:38 – Future of high speed trains and Brightline Florida
  • 27:34 – How Mark is earning his miles & points
  • 31:10 – Suckered into AA Loyalty Points?
  • 34:08 – Checking our shopping portal strategy & how the game has changed

I hope you enjoy this episode!

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Shawn Coomer
Shawn Coomer
Shawn Coomer earns and burns millions of miles/points per year circling the globe with his family. An expert at accumulating travel rewards, he founded Miles to Memories to help others achieve their travel goals for pennies on the dollar. Shawn also runs a million dollar reselling business, knows Vegas better than most and loves to spend his time at the 12 Disney parks across the world.

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