27 May 2014 | Operations

Velocity Frequent Flyer launches new partnership with One&Only Resorts

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Velocity Frequent Flyer today announced a new partnership with global hotel group, Kerzner International including One&Only Resorts, in time for the highly anticipated opening of the first resort in Australia.

From today, Velocity members can enjoy earning Points when staying at any of the resorts operated by Kerzner International including Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai and Atlantis, Paradise Island in The Bahamas, Mazagan Beach & Golf in Morocco and any of the eight One&Only Resorts with locations in Los Cabos, The Bahamas, South Africa, Dubai, Mauritius, The Maldives and in The Great Barrier Reef with One&Only Hayman Island which will open on 1 July 2014.

Positioned in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, the ultra-luxury private island resort will feature villas and penthouses amongst expansive pools, world-class restaurants, a state-of-the-art fitness centre surrounded by diverse marine life and pristine white sand.

To celebrate the new partnership, Velocity members will also enjoy special benefits for stays at One&Only Hayman Island between 1 July – 30 September 2014 (blackout periods apply) :
Double Points and 25% savings on accommodation for reservations made between 27 May and 31 July 2014.
Complimentary upgrade to the next available guest room category for reservations made by 30 June 2014.
Kerzner International joins Velocity Frequent Flyer’s expansive hotel portfolio with the world’s most recognisable and luxurious brands including Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Langham Hospitality Group, Morgans Hotel Group and Voyages.

Velocity Frequent Flyer Chief Executive Officer, Neil Thompson said: “We are delighted to partner with Kerzner International and welcome One&Only Resorts to Australia, allowing our members to enjoy rewards when staying at the iconic collection of resorts around the world.”

“One&Only Hayman Island will take resort luxury in Australia to new heights and our members will be among the first in the world to experience it, while enjoying exclusive upgrades to ensure their first stay is a memorable one”, Mr Thompson said.

“Kerzner is thrilled to partner with Velocity Frequent Flyer,” commented Ravini Perera, Senior Vice President, Partnerships at Kerzner International. “We are always looking for ways to add value for our guests and this partnership allows guests not only to earn Points whilst they enjoy our resorts but also benefit from a wide variety of rewards.”


To book and earn up to 6 Points per Australian dollar spent on stays at One&Only Hayman Island during the period 1 July – 30 September 2014, visit the website between 27 May and 31 July 2014 (blackout periods apply). To book and earn 1000 Points per stay at any Kerzner International resort, visit their respective website: One&Only Resorts, Atlantis resorts andMazagan Beach & Golf Resort.

*Double Points and 25% savings offer valid for new One&Only Hayman Island best available rate bookings made between 27 May and 31 July2014, for Qualifying Stays between 1 July and 30 September 2014. Complimentary room upgrade offer is in addition to the available double Points and 25% savings offer and is only available to members who book before 30 June 2014. Complimentary room upgrade offer is for new bookings only and strictly subject to availability at time of arrival. Room upgrade offer applies for One&Only Hayman Wing and One&Only Pool Wing room and suite accommodation and excludes bookings in One&Only Hayman Beach Wing and upgrades to Penthouses. Black-out dates apply and offer is subject to change without notice.

Blackout periods apply between 21 and 24 July 2014 and between 15 and 16 August 2014 (inclusive). All offers are subject to availability and confirmation, and are not combinable with any other offer. Offer is not applicable to group bookings. Velocity Points are earned on Qualifying Stays under a Qualifying Room Rate only. Points are awarded on Room Rates only. Members will earn double the standard rate of 3 Velocity Points per $1 spent that is normally earned on Qualifying Stays. A Qualifying Stay is one or more consecutive nights at the same hotel, whether you check in or out more than once, at the hotel’s Qualifying Room Rates. Your stay must be booked directly with One&Only Hayman Island Reservations via telephone or email or the official One&Only Hayman Island website. Your Velocity membership number must be quoted when making your reservation and a valid membership card must be presented upon check in. Velocity Points cannot be earned on free or complimentary hotel stays (including gift vouchers), travel industry employee rates, conferencing and event rates, airline or travel agency rates. All hotel stays are governed by One&Only Resorts individual hotels’ terms and conditions; please click here for full terms and conditions. Cancellation and No Show policies apply. Check the Velocity Terms and Conditions for details about earning Velocity Points with hotel partners. Please allow 2-8 weeks for Points to be allocated to your Velocity Account.

Kerzner International Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts and luxury hotels. Kerzner’s flagship brand is Atlantis, which includes Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, a 1,500-room, water-themed resort on The Palm, overlooking the Arabian Sea and mainland Dubai and Atlantis, Paradise Island, a 2,317 room ocean-themed destination resort in The Bahamas, as well as The Cove Atlantis and The Reef Atlantis in The Bahamas. Kerzner has recently announced plans to open Atlantis, Sanya Hainan in China. Under the One&Only brand, Kerzner also manages seven of the top-rated luxury resort properties in the world, located in The Bahamas, Mexico, Mauritius, the Maldives, South Africa and Dubai. One&Only currently has three resorts under development—One&Only Sanya, One&Only Montenegro and One&Only Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. One&Only will also assume management of Hayman, Great Barrier Reef resort after a multi-million dollar renovation and be re-launched as One&Only Hayman Island in 2014. Additionally, the Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, a 500-room destination casino resort in Morocco, is also operated by Kerzner. For more information concerning Kerzner and its operating subsidiaries, visit kerzner.com.