Intelligence – December, 28 2006

Intelligence – December, 28 2006

Members of Amtrak Guest Rewards can now earn 500 Guest Rewards points for eligible Hyatt stays around the world. Hyatt Gold Passport members can choose to earn 300 Amtrak Guest Rewards points instead of Hyatt points for Hyatt hotel stays. To celebrate the new partnership, Guest Rewards members will earn double points until Feb. 28 when they choose Amtrak Guest Rewards points for their stay. Amtrak Guest Rewards members may also now earn points when purchasing wine and beer from The Exclusive Clubs of Beverage Bistro …

Air China Companion and Shanghai Airlines Frequent Flyer Program (FFP) are set to join Star Alliance in 2007. China Southern Sky Pearl Club is expected to join SkyTeam in the second half of 2007 …

Starting early 2007, Aeroplan members can earn one Aeroplan Mile for every CDN$2 spent at the more than 1,000 Home Hardware, Home Building Centre, Home Hardware Building Centre and Home Furniture stores across Canada. Additionally, members can redeem miles for Home Hardware Gift Cards …

Aeroplan members can now earn one mile per CDN$1 spent at Uniprix, a Quebec retailer offering health, beauty, dermo-cosmetic and photo development. Restrictions apply …

Two of Accor’s hotel brands, Sofitel and Novotel, now offer Aeroplan members miles for stays at any of these worldwide properties; earn 500 miles at Sofitel and 250 miles at Novotel, per stay. And until March 30, earn double miles for each stay in the U.S. and Canada …

Earthlink and PeoplePC are no longer partners in the AirTran A+ Rewards program …

Wingate Inns International is focusing on expanding to center-city markets and has recently opened its first center-city property at 235 West 35th Street in New York City. Wingate is a partner in the TripRewards program …

As of Jan. 1, Hyatt Gold Passport members will earn points and can redeem for free stays at Hyatt Place and Hyatt Summerfield Suites properties. There will be over 120 Hyatt Place and 35 Hyatt Summerfield Suites properties in the U.S. by the end of 2007. Both hotel brands offer complimentary breakfast and free Wi-FI access …

American AAdvantage members can now earn 5,000 miles when financing a vehicle through Captial One Auto Finance …

ATA Travel Awards members can now earn 300 Travel Awards points for every $10,000 financed after closing a mortgage, refinance, home equity or auto loan with LendingTree …

ATA is adding 21 weekly flights to Hawaii from the West Coast beginning in June. Oakland will see three weekly flights to Kona, four weekly flights to Lihu’e and an added daily flight to Honolulu. A new daily service between Las Vegas and Maui will also be added …

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is strengthening its Green Partnership program through a new partnership with World Heritage Alliance, a joint initiative of the United Nations Foundation and Expedia, Inc. to promote conservation, sustainable tourism and economic development for communities located in and around World Heritage sites.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *