January 8, 2007

WhiteTie to Become Official Concierge Partner of Northwest Airlines

SEATTLE, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- WhiteTie, an international-luxury concierge service, has launched an exclusive partnership with Northwest Airlines. WhiteTie is now the airline's official concierge service, providing the carrier's WorldPerks members the rare opportunity to purchase annual WhiteTie memberships at a special discounted rate.

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Northwest Airlines and its partners offer over 1,400 daily flights to over 725 cities across the globe. In addition, members of WorldPerks, the airline's award travel program, receive WorldPerks miles and various service upgrades. Now, with the launch of the WhiteTie partnership, WorldPerks members will have the opportunity to gain access to exclusive VIP treatment at many of the world's finest destinations.

WorldPerks members can enjoy unlimited access to one-of-a-kind luxury concierge and reservation services and earn additional mileage and other bonuses from Northwest Airlines by joining WhiteTie.

"By establishing this partnership, WhiteTie and Northwest Airlines have created a distinctive offering for travelers who want to experience the best the world has to offer," said WhiteTie CEO Glenn Walker. "We are excited about the unique value this relationship provides to both WhiteTie and Northwest Airlines customers."

By joining WhiteTie, WorldPerks members will also have exclusive access to upgrades at four-star hotels, priority reservations at the most acclaimed restaurants, VIP treatment at exclusive nightclubs, as well as preferred access at a wide variety of sports and arts events. Additionally, members will receive discounts at retail service providers, including premium cigar distributors, luxury gifts, full-service event management, car rentals, and chauffer services.

Furthermore, WhiteTie also offers its members automatic coverage by International SOS ($225 Annual Retail Value), the world's largest medical and security assistance company and the leading provider of remote medical services. With over 5,000 professionals operating in 24-hour alarm centers, international clinics, and remote cite medical facilities across five continents, International SOS will provide WhiteTie members with a more secure travel experience.

Northwest Airlines is one of the world's largest airlines with hubs at Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, Tokyo and Amsterdam. Northwest is a member of SkyTeam, an airline alliance that offers customers one of the world's most extensive global networks.

WhiteTie is the world leader in luxury concierge and reservation services. As an international, members-only VIP service, WhiteTie offers the best in restaurants, hotels, and events through premium hand-chosen partnerships. Members have priority access and VIP privileges at partnering hotels, arts organizations, restaurants, professional sporting events, and other premium services. WhiteTie is currently available in major cities around the world. Visit WhiteTie on the Web at http://www.whitetie.com/ for more information about partners, member benefits, and access to exclusive, members-only events.

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CONTACT: Jessica Brown, of WhiteTie, +1-206-382-6222 ext. 114, [email protected]

Web site: http://www.whitetie.com/