Apr 15, 2013
Tokyo, Apr. 15, 2013 – Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE: DAL) today announced a new partnership with Prince Hotels & Resorts that will provide SkyMiles members with new mileage-earning opportunities. SkyMiles members will earn 200-500 miles per stay at Prince Hotels & Resorts in and outside of Japan. All SkyMiles Hotel Plan reservations and mile accumulations will start from April 15, 2013.
To celebrate the new partnership, SkyMiles members will enjoy double miles per stay at any of the participating Prince Hotels & Resorts through June 14, 2013. For details, visit http://www.princehotels.com/en/ or call +81-3-6741-9155 for booking and confirmation of SkyMiles membership. Members are requested to provide their SkyMiles ID at the hotel front desk to ensure miles are posted to their SkyMiles account.
“Our new partnership with Prince Hotels & Resorts will strengthen both parties and offer additional mileage earning opportunities for our customers both in and outside of Japan,” said Karen Zachary, Delta’s Director of SkyMiles International Partnerships. “We continue to improve the SkyMiles program to make it more beneficial for our customers.”
Now in its 32nd year, SkyMiles is one of the longest-running and most successful loyalty programs in the travel industry and is the only major frequent flyer program where miles don't expire. Members earn miles by flying Delta, Delta Shuttle, Delta Connection carriers, SkyTeam partners and other airline partners.
The program offers mileage-building opportunities through more than 100 worldwide SkyMiles partners, including more than 30 participating hotels, 10 car rental companies, etc. Delta offers many ways to redeem miles, including award travel on Delta and 28 airline partners, or through donation of miles to various charities through Delta’s SkyWish programs. For more information on the SkyMiles program, visit delta.com/skymiles.
About Prince Hotels & Resorts
Prince Hotels & Resorts was established in 1956 as part of the Seibu Group and now manages an extensive network of city & resort hotels, golf courses and ski resorts in and outside of Japan. Prince Hotels & Resorts is one of Japan’s largest hotel leisure businesses. For more information, please visit http://www.princehotels.com/en/
About Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. Delta was named by Fortune magazine as the most admired airline worldwide in its 2013 World’s Most Admired Companies airline industry list, topping the list for the second time in three years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 313 destinations in 57 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. Delta is investing more than $3 billion in airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on delta.com, Twitter @Delta, Google.com/+Delta and Facebook.com/delta.
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