VIRGIN AMERICA LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP WITH STARWOOD PREFFERED GUEST
SPG® Members Can Now Convert Starpoints® into Elevate® Points at a 1-to-1 Ratio and Elevate Members Can Earn Two Points for Every Dollar Spent on Starwood Hotel Stays
SAN FRANCISCO & STAMFORD, Conn. — April 13, 2016 – Virgin America, the upscale, low-cost airline today announces an exciting new partnership with Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®), the award winning loyalty program of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:HOT). Beginning immediately, SPG members will be able to transfer Starpoints into Elevate points at a 1-to-1 ratio, and Elevate members will earn two points for every one dollar spent on Starwood Hotel stays. The additional rewards provided to Elevate members given the breadth of brands in the Starwood portfolio, will make it even easier to earn points wherever their travels take them.
Additionally, Virgin America is announcing its “Work Hard, Hawaii Hard” promotion*, aimed at incentivizing Angelenos to make the ultimate #Hawaiiscape with Virgin America’s new seasonal daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Honolulu, Oahu (starting May 5, 2016) and Kahului, Maui (starting June 14, 2016). The promotion gives travelers the chance to win the ultimate escape package that includes tickets to paradise on Virgin America’s upscale flights, luxury accommodations at either the Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort & Spa or the Sheraton Maui, and 50,000 Elevate points. To enter the #Hawaiiscape sweeps, participants must submit their Elevate number and tell us why they need a vacation at www.MakeYourHawaiiscape.com by May 27. All entrants who enter the promotion will automatically receive 250 Elevate points**.
LOS ANGELES TO HONOLULU
LOS ANGELES TO MAUI
Fly in style on Virgin America’s inaugural flight from Los Angeles to Maui.
June 14-18, 2016 Bid Starpoints to experience Maui and The Westin Maui Resort & Spa
Bid Close Date: 13 May 2016 - 11:00 AM EDT
Earn 2,500 Elevate Points with a 3 night stay in Hawaii