SINGAPORE, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaligo Travel Solutions, the leading innovator in loyalty commerce, and Finnair, the best airline in Northern Europe awarded by Skytrax for 7 consecutive years, have launched a new online hotel booking platform, opening up the largest hotel inventory available to members of Finnair Plus, Finnair's frequent flyer program, for accrual and redemption of points for hotel bookings.
Now live at kaligo.finnair.com, the platform features over 465,000 hotels and resorts worldwide enabling Finnair Plus members another way to earn or redeem Finnair Plus Points for booking hotels. The simple to use browsing feature gives members freedom to pay with flexible combinations of points and cash. Fully integrated with Finnair Plus member accounts, the booking engine processes Finnair Plus Points and confirms hotel bookings instantly. The platform also features fully localized content and is mobile optimized for convenient cross-device browsing.
"Kaligo Travel Solutions is excited to partner with Finnair Plus, a program known for its smart adoption of leading technologies to craft delightful and targeted customer experiences," said Kyle Armstrong, CEO of Kaligo. "Finnair Plus and Kaligo share much of these same values and with our expertise in their key growth markets including East Asia, it was a natural fit."
Finnair Head of Loyalty Andrew Kilkeary said: "We are delighted to partner with Kaligo Travel Solutions in order to expand the opportunity for our Finnair Plus members to earn and redeem points. We are confident that members will see value when booking hotel stays using Kaligo's innovative solutions."
The world's most successful loyalty programs turn to Kaligo's TravelEdge technology to accelerate revenue growth and delight customers. Across hotels, cars, and activities, the TravelEdge accrual & redemption suite can be quickly integrated into a brand's web or mobile presence. Using the latest e-commerce design principles and a localized experience across 22 languages, the platform consistently achieves market-leading conversion rates for its partners. With no up-front integration costs and deployment timeframes averaging 4-8 weeks, TravelEdge has set the standard when it comes to risk-free commercials and speed-to-market.
For more information about the TravelEdge white label suite, please visit www.kaligosolutions.com
Finnair flies between Asia, Europe and North America with an emphasis on fast connections via Helsinki, carrying more than ten million passengers annually. In 2017, Finnair's extensive network connects 18 cities in Asia and 7 cities in the Americas with over 70 destinations in Europe. The airline, a pioneer in sustainable flying, was the first European airline to fly the next-generation, eco-smart Airbus A350 XWB aircraft and it is the first airline listed in the Leadership Index of the worldwide Carbon Disclosure Project. The only Nordic carrier with a 4-star Skytrax ranking, Finnair has also won the World Airline Award for Best Airline Northern Europe for the past seven years running. Finnair is a member of oneworld, the alliance of the world's leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and convenience to frequent international travellers.
About Kaligo Travel Solutions
Kaligo Travel Solutions is the global leader for innovative travel and loyalty technology. Established in Singapore with offices across APAC, Europe and the Americas, they enable 50+ of the world's leading loyalty programs to drive engagement through rewarding travel experiences.
With core product lines and expertise in e-commerce, small business, financial services, white label accrual & redemption platforms and cutting-edge API solutions, Kaligo supercharges the world's leading loyalty programs to drive spend, engagement and retention.
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