Points International, which operates, has agreed to acquire

    The purchase price of Canadian $7.5 million will include a combination of C$3.5 million in cash and four million common shares. MilePoint’s current clients include Northwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Starwood Hotels.

    The merger seems like a natural fit, and gives Points International an impressive roster of clients in the airline and hotel loyalty space. In addition to MilePoint’s client base, Points International partners with several companies through its Points Exchange loyalty currency exchange program, including American Airlines, eBay, USAirways, Alaska Airlines, Choice Hotels and Aeroplan.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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