YWW Year in Review

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2011 is coming to an end, and so I figured I’d run some statistics on my year in travel.  Much of this was pre-YWW, so you’ll see some exciting destinations referenced that you may not realize I hit — for example, Columbus, Ohio!

Air Travel

Total miles flown:  62,333 (butt-in-seat, not RDM/EQM)

Total flight segments: 44


Total airplane trips (defined as leaving/returning NYC): 12

Longest flight segment:  JFK-ARN (Stockholm) (and return) – 3,920 miles

Shortest flight segment:  ATH-JMK (Athens to Mykonos) – 84 miles

Longest trip:  Greece- 11 days

Shortest trip: Tie: Phoenix and Portland  – ~ 32 hours

Countries visited: 8 (not including one layover only, * indicates first time) — United States, Spain, Portugal*, United Kingdom, Sweden, Greece*, Canada, Peru*

Airlines flown: 10 – Continental, Delta, American, Iberia*, TAP*, British Airways*, Aegean*, Star Peru*, Copa*

Airlines with most segments: Delta (13), Continental (12)

Most Frequent Airport Pairs:  LGA-IAH (3 segments); JFK-MIA (3 segments)

Most Frequent Airports (per departure/per arrival):

JFK (5x/6x)
IAH (4x/4x)
LGA (4x/2x)
EWR (3x/3x)
ATH (3x/3x)
LHR (3x/3x)

Domestic Upgrade Rates

Delta:  Total 4 of 8 – as Silver 2/4, as Gold 2/4

Continental/United/Copa: Total 3 of 7  – as Silver 1/1, as Gold 2/6

Hotel Stays:

Total nights in hotels: 41

Total hotels visited: 25

Sofitel Lisbon
Hotel BCN Universal, Barcelona
Hotel Indigo London Paddington
Hilton Short Hills
Sheraton Stockholm
Hyatt on Capitol Square, Columbus
Crowne Plaza Columbus
Geranium, Mykonos
Astro Palace, Fira, Santorini
Holiday Inn Thessaloniki
NJV Athens
Residence Inn Toronto Downtown
Sheraton Centre Toronto
Courtyard Marriott Portland City Center
Portland Marriott City Center
W Seattle
Clarion Renton
SpringHill Suites Phoenix Downtown
Sheraton Lima
Tambo del Inka, Urubamba
Tierra Andina, Cusco
Westin Lima
W South Beach
Radisson Ambassador Plaza San Juan
Verdanza Hotel, San Juan

Elite Summary

Status obtained for next year:

Delta SkyMiles Gold Medallion
United Premier Silver
Kingfisher King Club Silver
Starwood Preferred Guest Gold
Priority Club Platinum
Intercontinental Platinum Ambassador
Accor A-Club Platinum
Hilton HHonors Gold
Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum
Marriott Rewards Silver

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