Articles tagged “points”

Online Travel

4 Key Takeaways From Skift’s Loyalty and Subscription Summit

The pandemic has proven the resilience of loyalty programs. But it has also suggested the need for travel brands to supplement their loyalty programs with subscription-based products that address complementary needs.

4 Key Takeaways From Skift’s Loyalty and Subscription Summit

Hotels

Loyalty Programs Need to Get Aspirational When Travelers Are Stuck at Home

Airlines built loyalty programs around spend thresholds rather than miles traveled in recent years. The pandemic may catapult airline and hotel loyalty programs into becoming less transactional and more experiential and creative.

Loyalty Programs Need to Get Aspirational When Travelers Are Stuck at Home

Online Travel

Loyalty Programs Still Show Some Life for Decimated Hotels and Airlines

In the past two months, travelers have bought roughly 100 million points and miles a day, on average. That's good news for cash-strapped airlines and hotels. They're using promotions to transform potentially costly refunds for canceled travel into less costly miles and points.

Loyalty Programs Still Show Some Life for Decimated Hotels and Airlines

Online Travel

Wells Fargo Boosts Credit Card Rewards to Better Compete for Travelers

The credit card rewards scene continues heating up as more providers try to give travelers what they want. With increasingly compelling offers, why get a card that ties you to a single airline?

Wells Fargo Boosts Credit Card Rewards to Better Compete for Travelers

Online Travel

Points International Claims 2017 Growth for Its Loyalty Tech Platform

Points, a reseller of airline miles and hotel points, has begun to sign up travel companies to its newer ways of squeezing money out of their programs. But it's still too early to tell for sure how successful these efforts will be.

Points International Claims 2017 Growth for Its Loyalty Tech Platform

Business Travel

Lufthansa Joins EU Carriers in Adopting Spend-Based Loyalty Program — Business of Loyalty

With the change by Lufthansa Group, travelers in Europe will have to adjust to the new normal in loyalty programs.

Lufthansa Joins EU Carriers in Adopting Spend-Based Loyalty Program — Business of Loyalty

Media and PR

The Blurring Ethical Lines Between Credit Card Companies and Travel Writers

As banks develop new instruments to pitch credits cards and travel writers become more experienced in marketing them, it's likely that the industry will see an uptick in well-written, cleverly crafted ads. It's up to the reader to carefully figure out the difference.

The Blurring Ethical Lines Between Credit Card Companies and Travel Writers

Airlines

Skift Business Traveler: Time to Plan Your 2014 Loyalty Strategy

Skift Business Traveler: Time to Plan Your 2014 Loyalty Strategy