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Virgin Australia launches new partnership with Showbiz International to offer events and entertainment tickets

07/08/2012

Virgin Australia today launched a new partnership with Showbiz International to enable Velocity Frequent Flyer members to earn Points when purchasing events and entertainment tickets on ‘the box office’.

‘The box office’ is a website that offers event tickets and packages for a range of experiences including concerts, theatre, opera, ballet, musicals, sports and other major events in Australia and New Zealand. Velocity Frequent Flyer members will earn 3 Points per dollar spent at ‘the box office’.*

Velocity Frequent Flyer General Manager, Phil Gunter said: “Since Velocity Frequent Flyer first launched, we have been committed to offering our members a range of entertainment experiences for which they can be rewarded.

“’The box office’ will allow us to take these offerings to a whole new level, providing a one-stop shop for a range of events, along with exclusive benefits including access to ticket pre-sales, special offers and all-inclusive event packages.

“We are also pleased to offer the most competitive earn rate of any Australian frequent flyer program in the event and entertainment ticketing space”, Mr Gunter said.

Showbiz International CEO Craig McMaster said: “Showbiz is Australia’s most highly regarded premium and speciality ticketing partner, and we’re proud to announce this exciting new partnership and join with Velocity Frequent Flyer and Virgin Australia to launch ‘the box office’.

“Virgin Australia is actively supporting both presenters and performers, and the Australian live entertainment industry. We are very excited that we can add to this with a fantastic new platform that we are confident will deliver a first class ticketing service and online experience for Velocity Frequent Flyer members”, Mr McMaster said.

Virgin Australia is the official airline sponsor of a range of arts and cultural events which are currently featured on ‘the box office' including Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap and Legally Blonde – The Musical.

Visit ‘the box office’ now at www.showbiz.com.au/virginaustralia or www.showbiznz.co.nz/virginaustralia (within New Zealand).