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agoda.com and China Southern Airlines offer extra frequent flyer mileage
SINGAPORE (February 1, 2012)
agoda.com, a leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with China Southern Airlines.
Headquartered in Guangzhou, China Southern Airlines boasts the largest fleet in Asia, with more than 440 aircraft. Servicing 121 international destinations, the airline moved in excess of 76.5 million passengers in 2010, making it one of China's most prolific carriers.
China Southern Airlines is a member of SkyTeam, a global alliance of 15 airlines through which travelers can earn – and redeem – frequent flyer mileage. As a result of the partnership between agoda.com and China Southern Airlines, China Southern members can earn extra mileage when they book accommodation through agoda.com at www.agoda.com/promotion/csair.html.
For every 10 RMB spent on accommodation booked through the agoda.com promotional page, members receive 5 kilometers' of China Southern Airlines mileage. SkyTeam frequent flyer members enjoy lounge access, preferred seating, priority boarding, excess baggage allowance and various other privileges when traveling with a SkyTeam participating airline (including Delta, KLM, Korean Air, Air France and Alitalia).
In addition to earning frequent flyer mileage, customers who book through agoda.com earn Agoda Rewards Points, worth 4-7% the price of the booking. Rewards Points can be saved up and used to reduce the price of future bookings or even redeemed for free nights. Agoda.com offers hotels in all major Asian travel hubs, with deals in all China Southern Airline route destinations.
Mr. Wilfred Fan, Director of Hotels North Asia at agoda.com, commented: “We are delighted to be partnering with China Southern Airlines, and leveraging the benefits of both companies’ rewards programs. Thanks to our extensive depth of regional hotel coverage and the many important air routes that China Southern Airlines services, we will continue to make travel for China-based customers more exciting and rewarding.”
To earn Agoda Rewards Points, plus 5 kilometers for every 10RMB spent on accommodation, customers can book a hotel via www.agoda.com/promotion/csair.html.Travelers can join the China Southern Sky Pearl Club Program at http://skypearl.csair.com/en/.
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