16 Mar Kaligo Solutions and The ENTERTAINER team up in strategic partnership
Singapore, 16 March 2018 – Kaligo Solutions, the global leader for innovative loyalty technology, and The ENTERTAINER, the leading provider of discount offers for leisure, announced a strategic partnership to develop new and innovative eCommerce offerings by combining their pioneering solutions.
This partnership comes as part of The ENTERTAINER’s plans to accelerate the evolution of their travel offerings and to expand their ever-growing global footprint. Leveraging capabilities across the Kaligo Solutions product suite, such as its TravelEdge travel rewards white label solution, The ENTERTAINER plans to launch a series of collaborations to build innovative new products and experiences for its hundreds of thousands of members worldwide.
The ENTERTAINER has launched its first Kaligo Solutions joint venture, leveraging TravelEdge technology to build ENTERTAINER getaways, a valuable hotel deals platform integrated seamless into The ENTERTAINER’s mobile app. ENTERTAINER getaways features special deals for over 550,000 hotels and resorts worldwide, available only to the ENTERTAINER App users. With secure & seamless payment integrations, ENTERTAINER getaways also allows customers to make their hotel bookings instantly.
The world’s most successful loyalty programs turn to Kaligo Solutions’ TravelEdge technology to accelerate revenue growth and delight customers. Across hotels, cars, and activities, the TravelEdge accrual & redemption suite can be quickly integrated into a brand’s web or mobile presence. Using the latest e-commerce design principles and a localized experience across 22 languages, the platform consistently achieves market- leading conversion rates for its partners. With no up-front integration costs and deployment timeframes averaging 4-8 weeks, TravelEdge has set the standard when it comes to risk-free commercials and speed-to-market.
“We are delighted to partner with the ENTERTAINER, a company with over 15 years of experience in the incentives industry that has rapidly evolved into an innovative digital brand with a strong presence in the Middle East and important growing markets globally,” said Kyle Armstrong, CEO of Kaligo Solutions. “Our relationship with the ENTERTAINER presents a powerful opportunity to collaborate with a fast-moving digital company to release customer centric, technologically driven solutions that deliver on the
promise of unbeatable value.”
“As a leader in the Lifestyle space across The Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe, the next natural step in the growth of the ENTERTAINER is to offer fantastic hotel deals and Travel products to our members.” said Tony Marshall, General Manager Travel at the ENTERTAINER. “Kaligo Solutions’ TravelEdge technology allows us to put a broad and diverse portfolio of the World’s leading hotels into the palm of our members, via the ENTERTAINER getaways App. Loyalty is a big part of our DNA and a strategic play for us in Travel. Kaligo Solutions are world class in the area of loyalty and rewards, so our strategic partnership gives us a distinct advantage.”
About The ENTERTAINER
Founded in 2001 by Donna Benton, the ENTERTAINER is the leading provider of incentive offers from well-known dining, leisure, entertainment, beauty and hotel brands across the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. The company successfully transitioned from a print publication to a data-driven, tech company with the launch of the award-winning ENTERTAINER App in 2013. Packaged together as destination-specific products, the company has enjoyed phenomenal growth by virtue of a strong partner network, a burgeoning corporate loyalty business, and a broad base of delighted customers. Today, the ENTERTAINER offers 38 consumer products and tailored B2B solutions, across 20 destinations in 15 countries and has over 10,000 merchant partners globally. For further information, please visit www.theentertainerme.com
About Kaligo Solutions
Kaligo Solutions is operated by Kaligo Pte Ltd., the global leader for innovative travel and loyalty technology. Established in Singapore with offices across APAC, Europe and the Americas, Kaligo Solutions enables 70+ of the world’s leading loyalty programs to drive engagement through highly innovative and purpose driven rewards experiences.
With innovative, highly customizable and simple to launch loyalty solutions such as their TransferConnect points transfer marketplace, TravelEdge powered accrual and redemption white labels, as well as end-to-end loyalty program management services, Kaligo Solutions supercharges the world’s leading loyalty programs to offer delightful experiences that build lasting customer loyalty.