24 Nov 2013 12:30
Preferred Hotel Group today announced a new partnership with Etihad Guest, Etihad Airways’ award winning frequent flyer program. This move will enhance the company’s footprint in the Middle East and support recent development in the region. The strategic alliance allows members of the Etihad Guest loyalty program to earn Etihad Guest miles when they stay at any of Preferred Hotel Group’s 650 member hotels in 85 countries, 149 of which are located in 43 cities to which Etihad Airways operates.
"The Middle East is an important market for Preferred Hotel Group, and we are committed to continuously enhancing our impact in the region,” said Ananya Narayan, Executive Vice President of Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa for Preferred Hotel Group. “This new partnership with Etihad Guest allows us to extend additional benefits to both consumers and the travel community.”
Barry Green, Etihad Airways’ Vice President - CRM and Loyalty, said: “Etihad Airways prides itself on offering members of its award-winning loyalty program, Etihad Guest, one of the most comprehensive travel benefits propositions available in the industry. This agreement with Preferred Hotel Group will allow Etihad Guest members to enjoy the benefits of the programme wherever they are in the world."
Effective immediately, Etihad Guest members can earn 500 Miles for eligible stays at participating hotels within the Preferred Hotel Group portfolio, and can earn double miles (1,000) at more than 120 participating hotels worldwide. To earn Etihad Guest Miles, members must present their Etihad Guest card at time of hotel check-in.
Etihad Guest is the 17th airline loyalty programme to join Preferred Hotel Group’s Frequent Flyer program list.
To view the complete list of participating hotels that are offering double miles for Etihad Guest members, and for more information on the special offers available through Preferred Hotel Group’s airline alliances, visit: PreferredHotelGroup.com/Miles.