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Trip.com and Garuda Indonesia Launch PointsPLUS Trip.com and GarudaMiles

Creating synergy through a new partnership with Indonesia national airline
2019-06-26 13:57 1952

SHANGHAI, June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Trip.com, an international brand and part of the Ctrip Group, the largest online travel agent in Asia jointly announced a strategic partnership today with Garuda Indonesia, the national airline of the Republic of Indonesia.

The partnership will allow customers to book hotels and earn GarudaMiles across all the Trip.com platforms from the website to the mobile app. Available in all 19 languages, users are able to access the entire hotel inventory on Trip.com to ensure that they are rewarded with GarudaMiles. Garuda is a key partner as it is in the top 5 for flight production and numbers on Trip.com's Indonesian site. Furthermore, to ensure that our users have the best of accommodation services and products available at their fingertips, there are neither black-out dates nor price mark-ups. With 1.2 million global hotels on the platform, this joint launch is a further integration of PointsPLUS Trip.com and GarudaMiles and a positive way to bridge more travel between the two countries.

Trip.com and Garudamiles
Trip.com and Garudamiles

Indonesia is fast becoming a popular travel destination for Chinese outbound travelers. From 858,000 travelers in 2013 to more than 2 million in 2018, the Indonesia government has forecast a continuous increase in visitor numbers for this year. According to Ctrip Group's May Holiday Travel Report, Indonesia became the 8th most popular destination for Chinese. Due to greater flight connections, proximity, ease of visa, the archipelago holds much rich travel resources making Indonesia the 4th most popular "One Belt One Road" country for Chinese travelers according to Ctrip Group's 2018 Belt and Road travel report.

This joint launch is a positive beginning to more exchanges with Indonesia and the world.

About Trip.com

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. is a leading travel service provider of accommodation reservation, Trip.com provides one-stop travel booking services in over a dozen languages through our website and mobile app. We are a part of the Ctrip Group, a NASDAQ listed company since 2003 (NASDAQ: CTRP) with over 30,000 employees and over 300 million members, making it one of the leading online travel agencies in the world.

With more than 1.2 million hotels in 200 countries and regions, we've built an extensive hotel network to give our customers a fantastic choice of accommodation. Our far-reaching flight network has over 2 million individual flight routes connecting more than 5,000 cities around the globe. When you combine this with our 24/7 English customer service and various other travel products, you can trust us to take care of your next trip.

About GarudaMiles

GarudaMiles is Loyalty program from Garuda Indonesia, presented in appreciation of our loyal customers.

Earn miles when you fly with Garuda Indonesia and our partner airlines. Your accumulated miles can then be redeemed for Award Tickets to your desired destinations or Upgrade Awards from Economy to Business Class on your chosen flights. Both Awards are transferable, which means you may choose to give them to your family, friends, or colleagues to enjoy.

As a GarudaMiles member, you may also enjoy a wide variety of special benefits and exclusive privileges such as: special check-in counters at the airport, extra baggage allowance, priority baggage handling, priority waitlist on ticket reservations, access to Garuda Indonesia airport lounges, and great offers from partners of Garuda Indonesia worldwide.

With GarudaMiles, rest assured that every journey is a rewarding experience.

For further information, please contact:

International PR
Ctrip.com International, Ltd.
Tel: (+86) 21 3406 4880 ext 196455
Email: Pr@ctrip.com

Kasyful Fuadi
GarudaMiles
Tel: (+62) 21 25601744
Email: m.kasyful@garuda-indonesia.com

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Source: Ctrip.com International, Ltd.
Keywords: Travel