- Company Launches Buy and Gift Program to Enhance Amtrak's Loyalty
TORONTO, March 6 /CNW/ - Points International Ltd. (TSX: PTS; OTCBB:
PTSEF)-owner and operator of the world's leading reward-management portal,
Points.com - today launched a new principal partnership with Amtrak Guest
Rewards(R) to deliver the Buy and Gift Points Program to Amtrak Guest Rewards
members. The Points.com Buy and Gift products enable loyalty program members
to purchase additional miles or points online and quickly reach their desired
"We continue to broaden our growing number of worldwide partners," said
Points International CEO Rob MacLean, "We are thrilled to be establishing a
relationship with Amtrak, the premier passenger rail service in America.
Amtrak operates a nationwide rail network in the U.S. serving an average of
more than 70,000 passengers on up to 300 trains per day and with our
partnership, those Amtrak Guest Rewards members will now be able to reach
their awards levels even faster."
"Amtrak remains dedicated to further serving and rewarding our strong
base of loyalty members with solutions such as Point's Buy and Gift program,"
added Michael Blakey, Senior Director of Loyalty Marketing at Amtrak. "We look
forward to working closely with Points and continuing to help make each of our
member's travel experience even better."
The sites are fully hosted and maintained by Points.com and are
accessible from a link on Amtrakguestrewards.com. Private branded to any
program website's "look and feel" (including branding, color, graphics,
images, language, etc.), Buy and Gift Points creates a straightforward and
seamless member experience.
About Points International Ltd.
Points International Ltd. is owner and operator of Points.com, the
world's leading reward-program management portal. At Points.com consumers can
Swap, Earn, Buy, Gift, Share and Redeem miles and points from more than 25 of
the world's leading reward programs. Participating programs include American
Airlines AAdvantage(R) program, American Express(R) Membership Rewards(R),
Aeroplan(R), AsiaMiles(TM), British Airways Executive Club, Northwest
WorldPerks(R), Wyndham Hotel Group's TripRewards(R) Delta SkyMiles(R), and
InterContinental Hotels Group's Priority Club(R) Rewards. Redemption partners
include Amazon.com(R) and Starbucks.
Amtrak provides intercity passenger rail services to more than 500
destinations in 46 states on a 21,000-mile route system. For schedules, fares
and information, passengers may call 800-USA-RAIL or visit Amtrak.com.
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