Star Alliance golf promo proves success

Star Alliance has received more than 50,000 hits on its website for its free round of golf promotion announced on March 1, 2007. The most popular golf courses selected by customers, in the first six weeks of the promotion, are Pebble Beach, Old Course St. Andrews and Bayberry Hills.

This promotion is available to customers based in the United States taking a roundtrip international flight on any of the member carriers between March 1 and May 31, 2007, with travel on a paid international ticket for either First Class, Business Class or in select cases, Economy Class.

According to Nanci Cheberenchick, Director Sales & Market Development Americas, Star Alliance, “We are thrilled with the response and interest generated by our golf promotion. With less than two months before the promotion ends, we hope many more customers remember to sign up before they fly and enjoy a day on the golf course after their trip.”

To participate in this promotion, customers need to register online at prior to travel, providing both their frequent flyer member details and a valid e-mail address. For those not yet participating in any of the Star Alliance member carriers’ Frequent Flyer Programs, signing up for any of these can be done at the same time as registering for this promotion.

Three days after completion of travel, customers will be sent a voucher for either the free round of golf or the golf lesson, which can be redeemed on-line until November 26, 2007 at any one of the 200 golf courses which are participating worldwide. In the United States, there are 56 participating golf courses which include Pebble Beach Resort, the Otter Creek Golf Course and the Pine Meadows Golf Club.