WhiteTie to Become Official Concierge Partner of Northwest Airlines

Jan 08, 2007, 00:00 ET from WhiteTie

    SEATTLE, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- WhiteTie, an international-luxury
 concierge service, has launched an exclusive partnership with Northwest
 Airlines. WhiteTie is now the airline's official concierge service,
 providing the carrier's WorldPerks members the rare opportunity to purchase
 annual WhiteTie memberships at a special discounted rate.
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     Northwest Airlines and its partners offer over 1,400 daily flights to
 over 725 cities across the globe. In addition, members of WorldPerks, the
 airline's award travel program, receive WorldPerks miles and various
 service upgrades. Now, with the launch of the WhiteTie partnership,
 WorldPerks members will have the opportunity to gain access to exclusive
 VIP treatment at many of the world's finest destinations.
     WorldPerks members can enjoy unlimited access to one-of-a-kind luxury
 concierge and reservation services and earn additional mileage and other
 bonuses from Northwest Airlines by joining WhiteTie.
     "By establishing this partnership, WhiteTie and Northwest Airlines have
 created a distinctive offering for travelers who want to experience the
 best the world has to offer," said WhiteTie CEO Glenn Walker. "We are
 excited about the unique value this relationship provides to both WhiteTie
 and Northwest Airlines customers."
     By joining WhiteTie, WorldPerks members will also have exclusive access
 to upgrades at four-star hotels, priority reservations at the most
 acclaimed restaurants, VIP treatment at exclusive nightclubs, as well as
 preferred access at a wide variety of sports and arts events. Additionally,
 members will receive discounts at retail service providers, including
 premium cigar distributors, luxury gifts, full-service event management,
 car rentals, and chauffer services.
     Furthermore, WhiteTie also offers its members automatic coverage by
 International SOS ($225 Annual Retail Value), the world's largest medical
 and security assistance company and the leading provider of remote medical
 services. With over 5,000 professionals operating in 24-hour alarm centers,
 international clinics, and remote cite medical facilities across five
 continents, International SOS will provide WhiteTie members with a more
 secure travel experience.
     Northwest Airlines is one of the world's largest airlines with hubs at
 Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, Tokyo and Amsterdam. Northwest is a
 member of SkyTeam, an airline alliance that offers customers one of the
 world's most extensive global networks.
     WhiteTie is the world leader in luxury concierge and reservation
 services. As an international, members-only VIP service, WhiteTie offers
 the best in restaurants, hotels, and events through premium hand-chosen
 partnerships. Members have priority access and VIP privileges at partnering
 hotels, arts organizations, restaurants, professional sporting events, and
 other premium services. WhiteTie is currently available in major cities
 around the world. Visit WhiteTie on the Web at www.WhiteTie.com for more
 information about partners, member benefits, and access to exclusive,
 members-only events.