Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to participate in pointsxchange

Points International

and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, today announced an agreement that will see Fairmont become the newest member in pointsxchange?, the world’s first online loyalty program currency exchange.

The addition of Fairmont

, one of North America’s largest luxury hotel brands, to the pointsxchange program provides users with a great new hotel option to make the most of their miles and points. 



“The Points International team is very pleased to welcome Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to our growing list of pointsxchange partners,” said Rob MacLean, Chief Executive Officer of Points International. “Our agreement with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts enhances pointsxchange and offers even more value to the 100 million plus members of our loyalty program partners. We look forward to the opportunity to develop our relationship with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.”


The agreement provides a framework for consumers to exchange other participating pointsxchange currencies for Fairmont Hotels & Resorts gift certificates, redeemable at any of the company’s 39 world class hotels and resorts in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Bermuda, Barbados and the United Arab Emirates.


“Fairmont is pleased to be the newest member of the pointsxchange venture,” said Margaret Stacey, Fairmont’s Director, Partner Marketing. “Members wanting to exchange their points for a truly unique travel experience, can now redeem their points and miles for stays at Fairmont`s renowned collection of world class hotels and resorts, which are quite often destinations in and of themselves.”


Thirty leading loyalty programs are now participating in pointsxchange, including Air Canada, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Six Continents Hotels, Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, America West Airlines, GiftCertificates.com, Imperial Oil (Esso Extra), FTD.COM, and Sprint.


Related stiories on ITN:

(04/10/2002) Points Celebrates Launch of New Solution

(02/10/2002) Points International Powers AAdvantage Program

(27/11/2002) Groundbreaking Points Exchange System from Sabre Virtually There & Points.com