HA teams up with points.com

Old Sep 8, 04, 10:41 am
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HA teams up with points.com

TORONTO, Sept. 8 /CNW/ - Points International Ltd. (TSX Venture Exchange:
PTS) is pleased to announce an agreement with Hawaiian Airlines' HawaiianMiles
Program. Through its Points Exchange(TM) technology solution, Points
International is now facilitating the online exchange of HawaiianMiles.
HawaiianMiles members now have the opportunity to consolidate their other
loyalty currencies into HawaiianMiles or exchange their HawaiianMiles for the
currencies of other loyalty programs in order to reach their reward goals
Members of Points.com have the added convenience of being able to earn,
redeem, exchange, and manage their loyalty currencies in one place. "We are
delighted that another world class airline has joined our Points Exchange(TM)
said Rob MacLean, CEO of Points International. "The Hawaiian Airlines
partnership is significant in that it illustrates the effectiveness of our
strategic relationships with MilePoint and Sabre, with Hawaiian being a
partner of both companies. We are enthusiastic about continuing to add
partners to the Exchange as well as offering more specialized services for
HawaiianMiles members in the future."
HawaiianMiles has been called the most innovative frequent flyer program
in Hawaii. HawaiianMiles can be earned by shopping at various stores, eating
at restaurants throughout Hawaii, flying with Hawaiian Airlines, as well as
through their partners. Some of their partners include America West and Alaska
Airlines, all of which are partners with Points.com.
"HawaiianMiles is a program that adds real value for the traveler,
offering a multitude of ways to earn and use miles. Through Points.com, that
value is now magnified many times over, as HawaiianMiles members now have
access to all the other Points.com programs," said Rick Peterson, Sr. Director
- E Business and Marketing Programs.

About Hawaiian Airlines

The nation's number one on-time airline, Hawaii's largest carrier is
recognized as one of the best airlines in America. Business travelers recently
surveyed by Condé Nast Traveler rated Hawaiian Airlines as having the best
inflight service and meals of any U.S. carrier. In addition, Hawaiian is
ranked as the nation's fifth best airline overall by Travel + Leisure, ahead
of every other carrier flying to Hawaii.
Additional information on Hawaiian Airlines is available at

About Points International Ltd

Points International Ltd. operates the only independent loyalty points
exchange - at www.points.com - allowing consumers to earn, redeem, exchange
and manage their participating loyalty currencies to achieve the rewards they
want faster. Points to date has attracted over 40 partners, including industry
leaders eBay (Anything Points), American Airlines (the AAdvantage(R) program),
InterContinental Hotels (Priority Club(R) Rewards), Air Canada (Aeroplan(R)),
Delta Air Lines (Sky Miles(R)), Imperial Oil (Esso Extra),
GiftCertificates.com(TM), Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Cathay Pacific Airways
(Asia Miles(R)), Starbucks and many more.

Based in Toronto, Points International's shares trade on the TSX Venture
Exchange under the stock symbol PTS.

Points.com Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Points
International Ltd. For more information, visit us at www.points.com.
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Old Sep 8, 04, 10:46 am
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Great news. Now I can build up the some 85 points I have in my points.com account.

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