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agoda news and Air China partnership offers frequent flyers more miles

SINGAPORE (August 31, 2011), Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with Air China. As a result of the partnership, PhoenixMiles Frequent Flyer members will earn miles when they book a hotel through a special landing page.

Air China is one of the world's leading airlines, flying more than 243 routes to 47 international and 91 domestic destinations, and offering more than a million seats per week. The PhoenixMiles program is the longest-running frequent flyer program in China with more than six million members. By booking a hotel through the co-branded landing page, PhoenixMiles members will earn 5 miles for every 10RMB they spend. offers more than 155,000 properties worldwide, with extensive inventory in many of Air China's route destinations. Within China alone, lists more than 4,000 hotels, offering a selection of hard-to-find low rates, special limited-time promotions and availability for a wide range of room types even during peak travel periods. Air China customers who book through enjoy instant confirmation on rooms and 24/7 customer support in English and Chinese.

Managing Director North Asia at Mr. Wilfred Fan commented, "This is an exciting partnership between Air China and PhoenixMiles members now have more opportunities to earn miles, they have instant access to thousands of deals in Air China destinations globally, and can book conveniently in English or Chinese. offers deals and promotions on thousands of hotels worldwide. Travelers can book in their choice of 37 languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, and 23 European languages. For each booking made, customers earn Rewards points worth four to seven percent the price of that booking.

PhoenixMiles members will earn 5 miles for every 10RMB spent on hotels booked via or