Country for PR: Hong Kong
Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (Hong Kong)
Thursday, January 13 2022 - 18:09
AsiaNet
Priority Pass Announces Global Partnership with CarTrawler to Drive Frictionless Travel Experience
HONG KONG, Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

-First-ever global ground transport partnership for Priority Pass creates a 
frictionless end-to-end travel experience 
-Partnership gives Priority Pass Members access to travel technology solutions 
provider CarTrawler's network of over 2,200 car rental and mobility providers 
from 56,000 locations worldwide including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore, 
India and Australia 
-All Priority Pass Members can now book car rental and airport transfer 
seamlessly via the Priority Pass app


Today, Collinson's Priority Pass has launched a global partnership with 
CarTrawler – the global B2B provider of technology solutions for the travel 
industry – offering members access to CarTrawler services through the Priority 
Pass app. The partnership represents a push towards creating a seamless travel 
experience for Members, by going beyond the airport to enhance the overall 
customer journey.

With 56,000 locations around the world, CarTrawler leverages a network of over 
2,200 car rental and mobility providers to ensure optimal availability and 
pricing – allowing for travellers to choose from a range of add-on transport 
options that best suit their needs, budget and schedule. The service will be 
available globally to all Priority Pass Members in 42 different languages and 
includes car rental as well as a variety of airport transfer options including 
shuttle and on-demand ride-hailing. 

The new global partnership gives Priority Pass Members the added value of a 
streamlined travel experience which enables them to effortlessly book 
ground-based transport, and is accessible within each market that Priority Pass 
has a presence. Members across Asia-Pacific including Hong Kong, Mainland 
China, Singapore, Australia and India can gain access to competitive rates from 
multiple car rental and mobility providers such as Avis, Hertz, Europcar and 
Enterprise. Members can also simply use any valid payment card to hire their 
vehicle or pay for their transfer. 

"Collinson is dedicated to continually innovating our range of premium travel 
experiences, to meet the rapidly changing needs of today's traveller. More 
specifically our customers are looking for enhanced, digitally enabled, 
end-to-end customer experiences. This partnership with CarTrawler directly 
responds to that need, providing a market-leading benefit, beyond the airport, 
delivered directly into their hands via our Priority Pass app," said 
Christopher Evans, Joint CEO at Collinson.

CarTrawler, CCO Aileen McCormack, commented: "CarTrawler's purpose is driving 
successful partnerships, so we are excited to partner with Priority Pass on 
this seamless customer proposition for their Members. Not only does it provide 
the broadest choice and breadth of car rental and mobility options to Priority 
Pass's Members around the world, it also enables us to use our world class 
technology to curate a best-in-class traveller journey which eliminates the 
stress and worry concerns which travellers are facing today. As the travel 
industry looks to recover from the global pandemic, a partnership like this is 
important to help get the industry back to where it needs to be."

Today's partnership announcement is yet another example of how Priority Pass is 
preparing for the safe return to travel and improving customer journeys - by 
creating relevant, personalised and premium end-to-end experiences. It follows 
on from this week's news in Asia-Pacific of Priority Pass partnering with Thai 
Airways to provide premium domestic lounge access in Thailand. 

About Priority Pass 

Priority Pass is the original and market-leading airport experiences programme 
operated by Collinson. It provides discerning frequent travellers access to 
over 1300 lounges and airport experiences in over 650 airports across 148 
countries, including a growing number of airport dining and spa offerings 
worldwide that can be accessed in the same way as lounges. Using the Priority 
Pass app for iOS and Android, Members can quickly and easily discover locations 
welcoming Priority Pass, instantly check their visit entitlement and use their 
Digital Membership Card to access airport lounges and experiences.

About Collinson

Collinson(https://www.collinsongroup.com/en) is a global leader in the 
provision of travel experiences including airport lounge access and medical and 
security assistance and travel medical services. Collinson's travel experiences 
include the world's leading airport lounge and experiences programme, Priority 
Pass, as well as travel insurance, identity assistance, flight delay, 
international health and travel risk management solutions.

Collinson has over 2,000 employees operating out of 20 locations globally, all 
working to deliver a broad range of travel experiences that ensure the safety, 
welfare and comfort of 55 million people as they travel for business and 
leisure around the world. Its travel medical and security assistance business 
unit has more than 55 years' experience in the delivery of international 
medical assistance and emergency care, including the handling of pandemics such 
as Ebola, Zika and the coronavirus. annually, Collinson responds to over 95,000 
emergency calls, manages over 40,000 medical cases and conducts over 3,000 
aero-medical evacuations across the 170 countries it serves. We work with 
clients including American Express, Cathay Pacific, CBA, Mastercard, Radisson 
Hotel Group, UnionPay and Visa.

About CarTrawler

CarTrawler is the global B2B provider of technology solutions for the travel 
industry. Our purpose is to drive successful partnerships.

CarTrawler's end-to-end technology platform expands our airline and travel 
partners' offering to their customers, creating substantial ancillary revenue 
opportunities. We provide unrivalled breadth and depth of content worldwide, 
including car rental, private airport transfer and ride-hailing services.

CarTrawler creates innovative, data-led solutions for some of the largest 
travel brands in the world, including United Airlines, American Express, 
easyJet, Alaska Airlines, SWISS, Hotels.com and Emirates. As a B2B company we 
focus solely on helping our airline and travel partners build their brands, not 
our own.

SOURCE:  Priority Pass; Collinson


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