SriLankan Airlines’ frequent flyer programme, FlySmiLes entered into a partnership with Loon Tao and Tsing Tao to offer its members a host of attractive benefits.Accordingly, for every Rs.100 spent, FlySmiLes members can earn one FlySmiLes mile and the opportunity to redeem their miles when dining at any of the two restaurants.
Tsing Tao is located at Colombo Racecourse Promenade, while Loon Tao is situated adjoining the breath-taking Mount Lavinia beach. Both restaurants are frequented by locals and tourists alike which are no mere venues for dining but also ideal places to host parties and corporate events/ functions.Loon Tao and Tsingtao Restaurants Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Janaka Wimalananda said, “I believe this partnership between Loon Tao, Tsing Tao and SriLankan Airlines’ FlySmiLes is a significant one.It is a meaningful strategic alliance because travel and dining always go hand in hand. After all, both parties are in the hospitality business always striving for excellence. I am very pleased with this new venture making FlySmiles membership benefit as a result.”
SriLankan Airlines Head of Commercial Operations Fazeel Mohamed said, “SriLankan Airlines is immensely pleased to have Loon Tao and Tsing Tao restaurants on-board with us to provide our FlySmiLes members a host of exciting benefits.As the national carrier, SriLankan will continue to serve our frequent flyers through similar partnerships where our members can continue to feel and enjoy the presence of SriLankan even when they are on ground.”
FlySmiLes offers its members an extensive range of benefits, with the airline’s induction to the oneworld airline alliance in May this year. FlySmilLes is made up of five tiers: Platinum, Gold, Classic, Silver and Blue. FlySmiLes Club, the top-tier frequent flyer categories, comprised of Platinum, Gold and Classic, are matched with the corresponding oneworld top tiers.
Together with oneworld, FlySmiLes members can now enjoy access to over 600 lounges in over 150 airports and connections to almost 1000 destinations across the globe on any oneworld member carrier while enjoying free tickets, upgrades, lounge access, additional luggage allowances, pre-assigned seating and priority confirmation when flying SriLankan.With its line-up of airline and non-airline associates ranging from hospitality, retail and transportation partners, FlySmiLes continues to reward its loyal customers with more opportunities to earn and redeem miles.
Loon Tao and Tsing Tao are the two most celebrated Chinese seafood restaurants in Sri Lanka that boast of culinary teams headed by veteran master chefs from mainland China. Both Restaurants serve mouth-watering culinary delights prepared with the use of fresh produce.