Aimia says it is defending itself and its shareholders by taking action against Mittleman Brothers, which it says is trying to seize control of the company and its assets.
In 2020, Air Canada plans to launch its own all-new loyalty programme but ahead of this, it is making changes to its current Aeroplan scheme.
Jeremy Rabe, the group's CEO said last … [Read more...] about Air Canada enhances Aeroplan reward flexibility ahead of big relaunch
A raft of Airline alliances with hotels are bring about some well needed consolidation in the travel business.
Most travellers – unless they are very frequent and determined, end up with … [Read more...] about Hotels and airlines join up to trade traveller benefits
It is 35 years since US President Ronald Reagan declared the third Sunday of July as National Ice Cream Day and the month of July as National Ice Cream Month.
Reagan’s proclamation noted … [Read more...] about Did you know that Sunday was ice cream day?
A loyalty scheme which rewarded shoppers paying by Mastercard at ‘sustainable’ retailers has ceased trading – despite the current popularity of the concept - less than two years after its … [Read more...] about Sad demise of a sustainable programme
The date for the compulsory use of Strong Customer Authentication has been delayed after a maelstrom of pressure from all parties. No new date has been given. This decision does not affect the roll … [Read more...] about SCA postponed as EBA bows to pressure
Having just announced their Seedrs crowdfunding campaign, Koin Rewards, the ethical rewards platform built on blockchain, is to partner with card linking API Fidel to build a responsible and … [Read more...] about Koin working with Fidel for ethical rewards
The recent decision by the European Banking Authority (EBA) and confirmed by the European Commission that all ecommerce retailers should use Strong Customer Authentication from September 14 is … [Read more...] about Seeing deadline for strong authentication as opportunity
Amazon – friend or foe on prime day?David Jones launches, but Australians remain convenience focussed
Australians were the first to participate in Amazon Prime Day this week, which leads … [Read more...] about Focus on Australia -1
8 key trends from Verizon data report
Governments have woken up to the potential that GDPR presents to move money out of private businesses and into the government Treasury pot … [Read more...] about BA and Marriott smarting from data penalties