Delta Air Lines Adds Jumeirah International Hotels as a SkyMiles Partner

24th Jun 2002

Delta Air Lines’ SkyMiles program has entered into a partnership with Jumeirah International, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality group with properties in London and Dubai, U.A.E. The partnership enables SkyMiles members to earn three miles per every U.S. dollar spent at select Jumeirah properties.*

To celebrate this agreement, SkyMiles members will earn six miles per every U.S. dollar spent and will receive discounted rates through Aug. 31, 2002, at Jumeirah International’s two London properties, The Carlton Tower and The Lowndes Hotel.  SkyMiles guests will receive the rate of 155 pounds per night at The Lowndes Hotel and 240 pounds per night at The Carlton Tower.**

“We`re excited to partner with Jumeirah International and impressed by its strong commitment to quality and outstanding customer service,” said Christine Pierce, Delta`s director of Partnership Marketing.  “Delta is the leading U.S. airline across the Atlantic, and we encourage our members to fly to London and take advantage of this special summer offer at two of the city`s most prestigious hotels. SkyMiles members also can earn miles when they fly to Dubai with our partners Air France and Emirates, and we invite our members who travel there to stay at a one of Jumeirah International’s world-renowned properties.”

Bill Walshe, Corporate Director Sales & Marketing for Jumeirah International comments, “We look forward to welcoming Delta’s SkyMiles members to our hotels in Dubai and London and are delighted to be a partner of the Delta SkyMiles program. We took over the management of The Carlton Tower and The Lowndes Hotel in London in December last year, which marked Jumeirah International’s first international expansion. By partnering with Delta we are particularly pleased for SkyMiles members to experience the Jumeirah International hospitality in London.”

SkyMiles members can visit or e-mail [email protected] for reservations and information.  To receive miles, members should provide their SkyMiles number at the time of reservation and display their SkyMiles card at check-in.
About Jumeirah International: Jumeirah International was established in 1997 with the opening of The Jumeirah Beach Hotel and operates some of the world`s most impressive hotel and leisure facilities.  Properties within the group have won numerous international awards and are regarded as leaders in the travel and hospitality sector.
Jumeirah International’s Burj Al Arab, The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Emirates Towers and The Carlton Tower are members of the Leading Hotels of the World. 


About the SkyMiles Program:
Delta SkyMiles members earn mileage by flying Delta, the Delta Connection carriers, Delta Express, Delta Shuttle and Delta`s airline partners, including Delta`s SkyTeam partners. The Delta SkyMiles program offers many other mileage-building opportunities, including the Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, MCI® telecommunication services, Nextel® wireless services, EarthLink? internet services, participating hotels, car rental companies, restaurants, home buying and selling, cruise line and flower purchases. The SkyMiles program received InsideFlyer’s Industry Impact Award for its industry-leading and customer-focused response to the tragic events of September 11.

About Delta Air Lines:
Delta Air Lines, the world’s second largest carrier in terms of passengers carried and the leading U.S. airline across the Atlantic, offers 5,797 flights each day to 426 destinations in 77 countries on Delta, Delta Express, Delta Shuttle, Delta Connection and Delta’s worldwide partners. Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. For more information, please go to
* Members earn three miles per USD spent on qualifying charges. Miles only are available at participating locations.

**Rates only apply to SkyMiles members booking rooms directly from the Jumeirah hotels or Jumeirah’s Central Reservations Office and do not apply to members booking through travel agencies. A minimum stay of two nights is required and rates are subject to availability. Members earn six miles per USD spent on qualifying charges.  Miles only are available at participating locations and with select rates.



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