The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the latest key hotel news from across the South Pacific.
Sofitel partners with Hainan Airlines to take its Sofitel Mybed experience to the sky
Sofitel announced a new partnership with Hainan Airlines to launch a premium collection of its Sofitel MyBedTM products across the carrier’s business class. Business class passengers flying onboard Hainan Airlines will now be able to experience the luxurious Sofitel MyBed™ in the sky. Sofitel MyBed™ is ultimate sleep concept that includes a perfectly balanced mattress and plush soft down feather topper, elegantly comfortable sheets, cosy and light duvet, plus an extensive pillow menu selection. Bolstered by its popularity amongst guests across the globe, more than 55,000 Sofitel MyBed™ products have been sold to date through the Sofitel Boutique
Qantas Frequent Flyer partners with Swiss-Belhotel International for Qantas points earning
Qantas signed (28-Nov-2018) an agreement with Swiss-Belhotel International as part of the carrier’s Frequent Flyer programme. Qantas Frequent Flyer members can earn three Qantas points per 1AUD (USD0.74) spent at Swiss-Belhotel International hotels in Australia. Additionally, one point will be awarded per 1USD spent at Swiss-Belhotel International’s global hotels, including in New Zealand, Bali and Jakarta.
Yapta adds price assurance and analytics content to Travelport GDS
Yapta announced (28-Nov-2018) the extension of its ‘intelligent price tracking and analytics’ services on the Travelport GDS. The agreement makes Yapta airfare and hotel content available to customers in over 180 countries. from all points of sale. Yapta’s price assurance technology is already in use with more than 8000 companies. In 2017, the company processed approximately USD83 billion in travel spend, including USD55 billion in air tickets.