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Corporate Press Release

18 November 2013

Swiss-Belhotel International Launches Loyalty Rewards in Partnership With Garuda Indonesia

For Immediate Release

18 November, 2013

JAKARTA, INDONESIA: Global hospitality management powerhouse Swiss-Belhotel International recently announced a partnership agreement with Garuda Indonesia, offering frequent flyers of Garuda the chance to earn extra flight miles and redeem their air mileage for a stay at one of Swiss-Belhotel International's hotels and resorts in Indonesia.

Up and away: As the fastest growing hotel management company in Asia, Swiss-Belhotel International is dedicated to working alongside local economic powerhouses such as the recent agreement with Garuda Indonesia. To download the whole flyer, please click here.

Committed to establishing mutually rewarding relationships with key industry players in local economies, Swiss-Belhotel International's partnership with the Garuda Frequent Flyer programme is an extension of existing Executive Card, Rewards, Etihad and Sinbad membership programmes.

Swiss-Belhotel's biggest presence is in Indonesia, where it has been voted the Leading Global Hotel Chain at the Indonesian Travel and Tourism Awards for the past three years and currently operates 39 hotels.

Swiss-Belhotel Chairman and President, Mr Gavin M. Faull, said he was delighted to be further strengthening the company's presence within Indonesia by partnering with such a prestigious institution.

"One of our guiding principles is to work in partnership with local economies and institutions for mutual benefit. It is this win-win strategy that has been at the cornerstone of our sustainable development as a company and will continue to fuel our growth," said Mr Faull.

Garuda Frequent Flyer members will enjoy the benefits of free tickets, ticket upgrades, special check-in counters, extra baggage allowance, and access to Garuda Indonesia airport lounges, in addition to being able to redeem their mileage points for a free stay at a Swiss-Belhotel International resort or hotel in Indonesia. In addition, every stay at a participating Swiss-Belhotel International property will earn guests extra flight miles, reducing the cost of their next Garuda journey.

  Swiss-Belhotel International Chairman and President, Mr Gavin M. Faull. For high res image please click here.
Swiss-Belhotel International's portfolio currently comprises more than 120 hotels and resorts ranging from two- to five-star brand classifications across Asia and the Middle East. The company was recently recognized in the list of the world's top 100 hotel groups compiled by hospitality industry publication, HOTELS Magazine.

The flag carrier of Indonesia and now a public company listed on the Indonesian Stock Exchange, Garuda Indonesia currently operates 82 aircraft and serves 33 domestic and 18 international destinations in Southeast Asia, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, the Middle East and the Netherlands.

Members of the Garuda Frequent Flyer programme can redeem their mileage points by making a reservation through the Swiss-Belhotel International Call Centre on +62 21 5606040, or by emailing to or

For further information and high resolution images please contact:

Harshanty Kaloko
Regional Public Relations and Promotion Manager
Swiss-Belhotels International, Group Sales and Marketing Office
Tel: (62 21) 2952 7277, 2952 7278
Fax: (62 21) 2952 7275, 2952 7276

Brayna Tolledo
Group Communications and Loyalty Programme Manager
Swiss-Belhotels International, Group Sales and Marketing Office
Tel: (62 21) 2952 7277, 2952 7278
Fax: (62 21) 2952 7275, 2952 7276

David Johnson
Managing Director
Delivering Asia Communications
Tel: +66 8 9170 9866

Notes to editors:

Swiss-Belhotel International currently manages a portfolio of more than 120 hotels, resorts and projects located in China, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Iraq, Oman and Saudi Arabia. Awarded Indonesia's Leading Global Hotel Chain for three consecutive years and Most Favourite 4-Star Hotel, Swiss-Belhotel International is one of the world's fastest-growing international hotel and hospitality management groups. The Group provides comprehensive and highly professional development and management services in all aspects of hotel, resort and serviced residences. Offices are located in Hong Kong, Dubai - United Arab Emirates, Shanghai - China, Sydney - Australia, Hanoi - Vietnam, Jakarta - Indonesia, Bali - Indonesia, Bangkok - Thailand and Auckland - New Zealand.

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