30 Apr '11, 10pm

Best frequent travel programs unveiled

Best frequent travel programs unveiled

Marriott has won two major awards at the Frequent Traveler Awards , held April 28 in New York. The chain’s Marriott Rewards scheme picked up the award for Hotel Program of the Year in both the Americas and Europe and Africa, although Priority Club by rival chain InterContinental took the Program of the Year in Middle East and Asia/Oceania. Air Canada’s Aeroplan, Lufthansa’s Miles & More and Emirates’ Skywards were the big winners in the airline Program of the Year category, taking the Americas, Europe and Africa and Middle East and Asia/Oceania respectively. The 2nd annual Frequent Traveler Awards honored the best in hotel and airline loyalty programs, used by millions of travelers to earn “points” and free stays in return for their loyalty to certain names. As well as the programs of the year, it highlights programs with particularly good redemption ability — these went t...

Full article: http://www.luxuo.com/travel/best-frequent-travel-programs...

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