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Airline offers rewards to businesses as well as flying employees
Small- and medium-sized businesses are being tempted with an airline loyalty programme that rewards both businesses as well as its travelling employees. Read more ...

 
     

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GDPR and Loyalty - a marriage made in heaven?
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article thumbnail News - TravelTuesday, 29 January 2019

New owners and CEO for travel technology firm
Private equity gets control of disruptor and facilitator
Switchfly has new owners and a new CEO after a take-over by private equity. Read more ...

News - TravelTuesday, 22 January 2019

JAL in partnership for marketplace loyalty
Loyalty currency exchange and rewards mall
Japan Airlines (JAL), the national airline of Japan, is to launch a series of marketplace rewards offerings for JAL Mileage Bank members. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 16 January 2019

Wishing a good journey to Marriott Bonvoy
Combined hotel loyalty programme finally given a name
Marriott will officially launch the Bonvoy name for its combined loyalty programme this week, with a launch date for the apps and online stuff of February 13th. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 09 January 2019

Business travellers believe loyalty rewards are a right
Company policy often a sticking point
It is easy to forget that customer loyalty is not always in the control of the person earning the points.
Ask any parent whose child is saving for a collectable and they will certainly agree.

In business travel, it is even more complex. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelMonday, 07 January 2019

The worst (and best) of the short-hauls
An “unrepresentative survey of just 8,000 people” voted
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article thumbnail News - TravelFriday, 21 December 2018

Radisson Rewards launches points for charity cash
Points redemption for monetary donations to SOS Children’s Villages

Radisson Hotel Group and Radisson Rewards are partnering with SOS Children's Villages in an effort to provide vulnerable children all over the world with a safe home and basic needs, by persauding their customers to redeem their points for charitable giving. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 19 December 2018

Make sure your heart is in the right place
“We sincerely regret the inconvenience to the customers impacted by the delay”

Some customer problems are more difficult to solve than others. A recent Southwest Airlines flight en route to Dallas from Seattle had to make a U-turn and returned to its point of departure when flight crew realized that a human heart meant to be transported to a medical facility had been left aboard the aircraft. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 12 December 2018

Economist article hits at airlines for points value slashing
Miles needed for flights rise in some cases by 45%
Warning of existential risk if practice continues


If the devaluation of a currency is bad for those who hold it, it must follow that slashing the value of loyalty-scheme points is bad for frequent flyers. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 12 December 2018

Hail a taxi to find out more about loyalty innovation
Innovation continues to come out of the taxi and ridesharing business with  Lyft giving details of its plan to encourage repeat use with Lyft Rewards loyalty programme. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 29 August 2018

Are airline loyalty programmes complicated on purpose?
If so, why?

JD Power Airline Loyalty Survey - winners and losers Read more ...

News - Travel
New owners and CEO for travel technology firm
Administrator - Tuesday, 29 January 2019

News - Travel
JAL in partnership for marketplace loyalty
Administrator - Tuesday, 22 January 2019

News - Travel
Business travellers believe loyalty rewards are a right
Administrator - Wednesday, 09 January 2019

News - Travel
New owners and CEO for travel technology firm
Administrator - Tuesday, 29 January 2019

News - Travel
Wishing a good journey to Marriott Bonvoy
Administrator - Wednesday, 16 January 2019

News - Travel
The worst (and best) of the short-hauls
Administrator - Monday, 07 January 2019

News - Travel
JAL in partnership for marketplace loyalty
Administrator - Tuesday, 22 January 2019

article thumbnail News - TravelTuesday, 29 January 2019

New owners and CEO for travel technology firm
Private equity gets control of disruptor and facilitator
Switchfly has new owners and a new CEO after a take-over by private equity. Read more ...

News - TravelTuesday, 22 January 2019

JAL in partnership for marketplace loyalty
Loyalty currency exchange and rewards mall
Japan Airlines (JAL), the national airline of Japan, is to launch a series of marketplace rewards offerings for JAL Mileage Bank members. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 16 January 2019

Wishing a good journey to Marriott Bonvoy
Combined hotel loyalty programme finally given a name
Marriott will officially launch the Bonvoy name for its combined loyalty programme this week, with a launch date for the apps and online stuff of February 13th. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 09 January 2019

Business travellers believe loyalty rewards are a right
Company policy often a sticking point
It is easy to forget that customer loyalty is not always in the control of the person earning the points.
Ask any parent whose child is saving for a collectable and they will certainly agree.

In business travel, it is even more complex. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelMonday, 07 January 2019

The worst (and best) of the short-hauls
An “unrepresentative survey of just 8,000 people” voted
Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelFriday, 21 December 2018

Radisson Rewards launches points for charity cash
Points redemption for monetary donations to SOS Children’s Villages

Radisson Hotel Group and Radisson Rewards are partnering with SOS Children's Villages in an effort to provide vulnerable children all over the world with a safe home and basic needs, by persauding their customers to redeem their points for charitable giving. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 19 December 2018

Make sure your heart is in the right place
“We sincerely regret the inconvenience to the customers impacted by the delay”

Some customer problems are more difficult to solve than others. A recent Southwest Airlines flight en route to Dallas from Seattle had to make a U-turn and returned to its point of departure when flight crew realized that a human heart meant to be transported to a medical facility had been left aboard the aircraft. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 12 December 2018

Economist article hits at airlines for points value slashing
Miles needed for flights rise in some cases by 45%
Warning of existential risk if practice continues


If the devaluation of a currency is bad for those who hold it, it must follow that slashing the value of loyalty-scheme points is bad for frequent flyers. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 12 December 2018

Hail a taxi to find out more about loyalty innovation
Innovation continues to come out of the taxi and ridesharing business with  Lyft giving details of its plan to encourage repeat use with Lyft Rewards loyalty programme. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 29 August 2018

Are airline loyalty programmes complicated on purpose?
If so, why?

JD Power Airline Loyalty Survey - winners and losers Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelTuesday, 14 August 2018

Airline loyalty programmes having a great year
Top seven US airlines all report bumper marketing (loyalty) revenue
Airlines are generating massive revenues from loyalty programs that likely account for a major proportion of their overall profits, according to a new analyst report. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelTuesday, 07 August 2018

Hyatt Hotels in strategic loyalty alliance
Widening of earn and redeem opportunities across the world

Hyatt Hotels, which has the mantra to “care for people so they can be their best” and which recently appointed a global head of wellbeing, is to form a loyalty programme strategic alliance with another hotel chain. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelMonday, 06 August 2018

Latest airline to ask for blockchain proposals
Loyalty programme benefits considered an important business driver

Airlines are clearly seeing the potential benefit of blockchain to streamline their businesses – and loyalty seems to be an important business driver.

Following on from the news last week that Avios is asking for blockchain and Fintech proposals,
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article thumbnail News - TravelThursday, 21 June 2018

Airline rewards to be used for hotel bookings
Loyalty scheme partnership widened Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 11 April 2018

Moving on from Aimia – No. 2
Air Canada shares plans for new loyalty programme
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article thumbnail News - TravelMonday, 09 April 2018

Avios reverses back into BA Exec Club
Avios currency will remain
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article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 04 April 2018

Airline enables rewards redemption at gas stations
Partnership with fuel giant can tackle points breakage issue
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article thumbnail News - TravelThursday, 22 March 2018

Qatar Airways start loyalty scheme for kids
Programme open to 2-11 year olds Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelFriday, 23 February 2018

Air Asia offers free in-flight internet access
Loyalty members can access range of chat apps  Read more ...

article thumbnail News - TravelWednesday, 21 February 2018

More than 850,000 join Saudia scheme
Programme expands with new partnerships Read more ...

 
     
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