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I'd say that Diamond Lounge becomes Diamond Plus Lounge. Concierge Lounge implies suite guest access.

I'll have to respectfully disagree. Diamond Plus Lounge/Club just doesn't sound good. Why does Concierge imply suite if there is already a suite lounge. Plus there is already a Diamond Concierge anyway. 😉

 

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Could you come up with something a little more convoluted?:rolleyes: It's all they can do to keep track of what they do now.

 

LOL!! Agree with you also. ;)

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Why would you even think Diamonds should board before Suite Guests?

 

Personally, I believe the ongoing points system should be rated on $ spent for cabin, any dollars spent onboard (Speciality Dining, Casino, Spa, Ships Tours, Park West) and $ spent on Royal Excursions. Set a yearly minimum and if not reached, drop peoples points and Status back each year.

 

 

 

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I don't believe he said Diamond before Suite.

 

And all suites are not equal. 😉

 

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No it is the tiny lounges to blame.

 

And also agree...me thinks something is fishy..and it's not coming from the

sea. ;p:p All a part of the devilish plan. :evilsmile:

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I'll have to respectfully disagree. Diamond Plus Lounge/Club just doesn't sound good. Why does Concierge imply suite if there is already a suite lounge. Plus there is already a Diamond Concierge anyway.

Just because historically Concierge Lounge has meant suite guests. That lounge was the first suite lounge and appeared on Voyager in 1999. No Diamonds were allowed at the time.

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How about 2 drinks for diamond, 4 drinks for diamond plus, 6 drinks for new level at 500points, and unlimited for pinnacle with expanded times for the latter two.

 

OH no!!! Pickled Pineapples!! :eek::eek:;p;p

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That is what these boards are for!

Right, they are to take abuse - when one posts an unpopular point. See tipping thread when one even hints at removing tips.

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JC needs to use the proper acronym of D+ lest someone get confused by DP.:halo:

 

What about D++S??!! ;p:D:D

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Another nice feature would be if they standardize the ability to use the vouchers in the MDR and specialty restaurants across the fleet.

I don't know what the standard is fleet wise, but we just got back from sailing on the Oasis and we used our drink vouchers in the MDR every night.

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I'll have to respectfully disagree. Diamond Plus Lounge/Club just doesn't sound good. Why does Concierge imply suite if there is already a suite lounge. Plus there is already a Diamond Concierge anyway. 😉

 

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I agree John...I think we should invent a new name for the "other than SL". :D

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I don't think you are alone...and ideally you should not get abuse for just voicing your opinion. That is what these boards are for! :confused: Shame on the ones that did that. :(

 

I agree with your thinking, but would tweak it to be SL for full suites only, and CL (Or C&A lounge) for D+ and Pinnacle. The Pineapples won't like it, (sorry guys :o) but I look at it as a Suites thing and an upper tier C&A deal. D's get the drink vouchers. Plus suites guests should never have access to an upper tier lounge...unless they have made it that level.

I don't think that would bother this Pinnacle.

 

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Right, they are to take abuse - when one posts an unpopular point. See tipping thread when one even hints at removing tips.

 

Agree...and dress code, and smoking, and chair hogs and elevator manners, and unruly children....never a dull moment. ;p

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I don't know what the standard is fleet wise, but we just got back from sailing on the Oasis and we used our drink vouchers in the MDR every night.

There isn't one and recent reporting seems to indicate allowing D drinks in the MDR is very inconsistent.

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I don't know what the standard is fleet wise, but we just got back from sailing on the Oasis and we used our drink vouchers in the MDR every night.

The standard used to be that the vouchers could not be used in the MDR. That seems to be changing, but not on all ships yet.

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Here we go again, the loyalists negotiating amongst themselves to accept less. Keep it up, Royal reads these boards and if you make peace with this non-issue (at this time) it will become reality.

 

Whoever said it was a corporate decision to keep overflow closed is full of horse pucky. Ever notice how things that ARE published by corporate can be deviated from by ship management? But something not published is suddenly removed from ship management decision and blamed on corporate. Riiiiiiiiiight. Each ship has its own P&L and departments have revenue targets. hard for food and bev to make that opening up an overflow lounge to accommodate 300+ people drinking for free. It's totally a ship management decision. Call corporate and ask about overflow lounges and you'll palpably feel the "huh?" on the other end of the line. And now because managers on a ship chose not to extend a nicety (never guaranteed to begin with) you are all negotiating amongst yourselves and preparing to accept less. I'm sure the $10 per hour corporate admins that comb this site for info will report that back up and your prophecies become self-fulfilling.

 

But I guess it's a good thing I abandoned my race to Diamond plus 3 or 4 years ago; even they will be culled by the sounds of it around here from the pretend CFO's and loyalty program managers

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Just because historically Concierge Lounge has meant suite guests. That lounge was the first suite lounge and appeared on Voyager in 1999. No Diamonds were allowed at the time.

I get it, but the letter us Stateroom that tells them the lounge rules should suffice. Or like Pat said, call it C&A lounge. That way they can boot the D+ eventually. 😱

 

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I don't know what the standard is fleet wise, but we just got back from sailing on the Oasis and we used our drink vouchers in the MDR every night.

 

Unfortunately that is not the case on every ship in the fleet.

 

As my favorite quote master Bob points out:

 

RCI: "Really Consistently Inconsistent".. :p

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I don't know what the standard is fleet wise, but we just got back from sailing on the Oasis and we used our drink vouchers in the MDR every night.

Everything is different on Oasis. 😉

 

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Everything is different on Oasis.

 

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Because the Lady O is in a class by herself!! :hearteyes::hearteyes:

 

Booked another one while on Jewel last week. :D

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I don't know what the standard is fleet wise, but we just got back from sailing on the Oasis and we used our drink vouchers in the MDR every night.

Unfortunately it's not fleet wide. Maybe someday.

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Yup, agree....see post #93. ;)

 

So true. BTW welcome back and Bon Voyage. :wine-glass::wine-glass: We need to move to Florida. ;)

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