|September 29, 2006
Available at all Group hotels nationwide The new loyalty program,
“FAN of ISHIN CLUB” starts!
Ishin Hotels Group (Michael Nigitsch: President & Chief Executive Officer, Headquarters: Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo Japan) has started a new loyalty program, “FAN of ISHIN CLUB,” from Sunday, October 1, 2006. Guests are now able to accumulate points upon using Ishin Hotels Group facilities in all of Japan (18 hotels as of September 2006) and to validate these points for privileges on accommodations or dining.
“FAN of ISHIN CLUB” is a newly created loyalty program that standardizes the programs each of the Ishin Hotels Group’s hotels that had been carrying out independently, aiming to meet the needs of customers and to carry out large-scale promotion activities. Symons （Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo） point system service has been adopted and all hotels and restaurants from all over Japan have been affiliated to it.? This new loyalty system provides guests with beneficial services such as point-accumulation and courtesy discounts even at facilities other than those of Ishin Hotels Group.? Membership and annual fees are free of charge, while 1 point will be given to guests for every 100-yen utilization unit.? These points can be used from the following day at any Ishin Hotels Group facility. As an addition to this members-only limited privilege service, original hotel stay packages? and seasonal accommodation packages will be provided along with various privilege services fitting the number of accumulated points.
Profile of the “FAN of ISHIN CLUB” royalty program follows below.
Profile of “FAN of ISHIN CLUB”
Name:FAN of ISHIN CLUB
Fee:Free membership and annual fee
How to become a member:
Anyone who uses Ishin Hotels Group hotels is eligible to become a member. The membership card will be issued directly at the time of admission.? Points will be added directly from the very first day of your stay, and members are entitled to utilize points from the following day.
Points expiration date:
Maximum 2 years (Effective until the end of the following December from the day points where first given)
Types of card:
1）Fan of Ishin Gold card/b Gold card
2）Fan of Ishin Platinum card/b Platinum card*
※Available for guests who have successfully accumulated 500 points within 2 years
Common privilege to Gold and Platinum members
1）For every 100-yen utilization fee at hotels of Ishin Group Hotels, 1 point will be given; It is possible to reconvert these points into yen, with each point having a converting value of 1 yen.
2）Entitlement to privilege discounts at stores bearing the C-SYSTEM mark.
3）Access to members-only services such as hotel original packages and seasonal packages.
Exclusive privilege for Platinum members
1）Entitlement for late check out.
2）Entitlement to stay at each hotels for half the regular price during members’ birthday month
3）One complimentary room upgrade (depending on availability)