KrisFlyer members are able to earn and redeem miles in the air and on the ground, for flights anda range of activities and experiences such as dining, shopping, exploration, car rental and accommodation. There are currently over 3,300 partners and merchants on the KrisFlyer programme and CLHG is proud to join the family. The new Kris+ app brings all of these lifestyle and rewards services together on one platform and can be downloaded for free from the Apple app store or GooglePlay.
Lindiwe Sangweni-Siddo, chief operating officer of CLHG, says, “Collaboration with our colleagues in the broader travel and hospitality industry means more benefits for our guests, as we all seek to grow the tourism industry and deliver more exceptional experiences for travellers. In partnering with Singapore Airlines on their KrisFlyer rewards programme, we look forward to welcoming more international travellers to our hotels. Singapore Airlines offers daily flights from Singapore via Johannesburg to Cape Town, bringing in passengers from various parts of the world, such as Singapore, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.”
Mohsin Mohammed, digital marketing executive at Singapore Airlines, based in Johannesburg, says, “We’re delighted to be in partnership with CLHG on this joint venture. This initiative will provide more value to our KrisFlyer members even when they are not flying.”
The aircraft in the image is an Airbus A350-900, used on Singapore Airlines’ route to South Africa. Part of its latest fleet of newer aircraft, the Airbus A350-900 flies better, more quietly and goes further on less fuel; it offers 253 seats on long haul flights, 161 seats on ultra long range flights, and 303 seats on medium haul flights; and has a wingspan of 64.8m and a cruising speed of 0.85 Mach (1,050kph or 652mph).