Singapore Airlines and Mastercard launched KrisFlyer Experiences last month, a program allowing KrisFlyer members and Mastercard cardholders to use miles to pay for special activities and access to events. Upcoming opportunities include wine tasting walkabout sessions in March and outdoor movie screenings in May.
“We are pleased to deepen our partnership with Mastercard, giving us greater opportunities to provide additional benefits for KrisFlyer members and Mastercard card holders globally. In addition to offering KrisFlyer members more ways to utilize their miles, KrisFlyer Experiences showcases our commitment to continuously enhancing membership benefits,” said Tan Kai Ping, senior vice president, marketing, planning, Singapore Airlines.
“Consumers are increasingly looking for unique and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Mastercard is excited to extend its partnership with Singapore Airlines, and connect consumers globally to priceless possibilities. Through this new offering with KrisFlyer Experiences, Mastercard and Singapore Airlines continue to put consumers at the forefront with bespoke benefits and travel rewards to drive meaningful value for them,” added Deborah Heng, country manager, Singapore, Mastercard.
Marketing research company MMGY Travel Intelligence and nonprofit organization Destinations International Foundation recently released findings of a survey regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on North American destination organizations. The survey was conducted in two parts: March 4–8 and March 16–22. Employees of city, region and state destination organizations in North America completed the survey.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
While we all love a good night in, entertainment and activities run low after a few weeks. No worries, subscription services can still deliver the fun, no matter rain, sleet, snow or social distancing. Join the “tribe” of like-minded homebodies with a Night In Box subscription.
Earlier this week, TripScout, a travel entertainment platform for the traveler that dreams every day about their next trip, announced it surveyed 3,000 app users to understand the perceptions and expectations of travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey will then assist the industry in making informed strategic decisions as the virus continues to impact the world.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
James Beard Foundation Offers Suggestions on How to Help the Restaurant Industry During the COVID-19 Crisis
As all of us know, the travel industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. But, we’re not the only industry feeling the devastating effects of the virus — the restaurant industry is also suffering, with upwards of 7 million people laid off and chefs and restaurant owners pivoting dine-in restaurants to handle take-out and delivery or completely closing doors to wait out the spread.
In times of crisis, innovative companies step up, adapt and find ways to assist and contribute to those in need.
Looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
The hotel industry responds to the COVID-19 pandemic with updates on cancellations and rebooking policies. Here’s an update.