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Skywards signs new partner

Skywards, the frequent flyer programme of
Emirates and SriLankan Airlines, has welcomed a new hotel partner - the Taj
Hotels Resorts and Palaces. To celebrate the new partnership, Skywards
members will earn double Miles
for stays at any of their hotels worldwide, until 15th November 2005.

Brian LaBelle, Skywards’ Vice President, said: “We are delighted to welcome
the Taj Group
as a new hotel partner with Skywards.  Our members are
discerning travellers and we are confident that they will enjoy the comfort
and service of this renowned hotel group.” 

Ajoy K. Misra, Senior Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Taj Hotels,
Resorts & Palaces, said: “The Skywards programme has a premium reputation
and fits perfectly with the Taj brand. 

“We are pleased to be associated with this internationally reputed frequent
flyer programme, and welcome its members to experience the luxurious
hospitality and warmth of the Taj Hotels worldwide.  We constantly strive to
provide that special human touch to our guests’ overall experience, with an
exemplary product-service combination.”