LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 10, 2011) - FlyerTalk.com, the world's most popular frequent flyer community, today announced the launch of the first annual FlyerTalk Awards to honor the best affinity programs in the airline, hotel and car rental industries.
The 2012 FlyerTalk Awards will be voted exclusively by the FlyerTalk.com community, a group of more than 350,000 business and leisure travelers dedicated to finding and sharing elite-level knowledge of affinity programs worldwide.
"FlyerTalkers aren't just travelers -- they're travel influencers," said Brent Conver, director of FlyerTalk. "They're one of the most rewarded groups in the history of consumer loyalty programs, and they know exactly which airlines, hotels and car rental companies offer the best loyalty benefits. These awards give FlyerTalkers a brand new platform to share their expertise with the world."
Awards will be presented for:
- Best Rewards Program of the Year
- Outstanding Benefit of the Year
Airline, hotel and car rental programs will be nominated in three geographic regions:
- The Americas
- Europe & Africa
- Asia & Oceania
Voting opens for FlyerTalk members in January 2012 and winning programs will be announced in March.
More information about the 2012 FlyerTalk awards, including the ability to request to be notified when voting opens, can be found at www.flyertalk.com/awards.
FlyerTalk (www.flyertalk.com) is the legendary interactive online community dedicate to providing the inside scoop on all things travel. The site features discussions among travelers of all levels -- from vacation travelers to mileage junkies -- covering the most up-to-date travel information: frequent flier programs, making the most out of miles and points, general travel, airports, destination and dining information, and beyond.