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November 2021

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The festivity continues! This November, we're making it a month to remember. Let us revel in shopping and gift-giving! Our carefully crafted gift card solutions are designed to thrill and captivate.

This month is exciting for us as we launch gift cards in association with top brands from India to international. As usual, Woohoo is going all out by hosting dhamakedar contests and interactive posts on their socials. But before you dive into this month’s newsletter, we’d like to take this opportunity to wish you the best during this festive season.

New Airline Program Launches

With the Asset Manager Solution, designed in collaboration with Amadeus, Qwikcilver keeps forging ahead into the Travel and Airline industry. As a result of Qwikcilver's proven expertise in the world of stored value transaction management, a forward-looking solution was developed specifically for the airline industry and is fully integrated with Amadeus - one of the top ten travel technology companies in the world. This solution addresses the growing technological needs of airlines around the world to improve the passenger experience. Together with Amadeus, Qwikcilver now powers some of the biggest airline brands globally, including Luxair, Malaysia Airlines, and Vistara, with a goal to ensure traveler trust, reignite the love of travel, and drive customer service innovation. Qwikcilver received laurels and excellent recommendations for this from Luxair during a recent conference held by Amadeus with their airline partners. Adding to our impressive portfolio, we have two new brands on board and are eager to serve.

Airlink Gift Cards has taken to the air!

Airlink Gift Cards The World now shrinks into the Gift Card from Airlink. Qwikcilver opens a new inning in South Africa with Asset Manager Solution - Announcing the Airlink Gift Card program launch. Airlink, an independent Southern African airline, offers its customers the chance to purchase flexible gift vouchers redeemable for air tickets and various services through the airline's website. The vouchers are ideal as gifts for both individuals and corporations. The vouchers have a validity of three years and can be redeemed multiple times up to the remaining value. Airlink gift cards are transferable and can be redeemed for fares, classes, and ancillary services like extra luggage allowances. The vouchers can be redeemed for any journey the traveler chooses. Future-dated and customized as personal gifts, the vouchers can also be used in conjunction with credit cards and other forms of payment. A gift voucher from Airlink can be purchased at any time, and customers do not have to earn or accrue miles in order to redeem it. Gift vouchers can be made out to anyone, and any unspent balance can be put towards future travel by the voucher holder or a designated person. To buy an Airlink Gift Card, click here. “Our market research has shown that the COVID-19 pandemic has radically altered people’s travel spending behaviour and that they demand and value flexibility more than anything else. Our new gift voucher offering is the latest of several innovative Airlink responses to meet our customers’ expectations,” said Airlink CEO and Managing Director, Rodger Foster. Maher Koubaa, EVP, Airlines, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Amadeus comments, “As travel returns, any opportunity to engage with people’s appetite for travel will be key to secure growth in our industry. In this respect, we’re happy to work with Airlink to include its gift voucher program into the Amadeus Airline Platform. Our partnership with Qwikcilver will power more convenient and flexible journeys for Airlink's customers. We look forward to further innovating together – as our platform ecosystem enables both airlines and partners like Qwikcilver to jointly collaborate in an open and agile way." "Through Qwikcilver, we have deployed our state-of-the-art Asset Manager solution, and with Amadeus, we have tailored it for Airlink’s gift voucher program. We are very proud to be working with Airlink, which is widely regarded as Southern Africa’s leading airline,” said Amrish Rau, CEO, Pine Labs Limited. QwikBit About the Brand Airlink was established in 1992 and is an independent, privately-owned, full-service premium airline. Choice and reliability are Airlink hallmarks, with the airline serving more than 45 destinations in 13 countries throughout Southern Africa, Madagascar, and St Helena Island. Airlink is ranked as South Africa’s most punctual airline, with its fleet of more than 50 modern jetliners achieving a 98.22% average on-time performance for the year to date. Airlink is an International Air Transport Association (IATA) member and is accredited under its safety audit programme.

Philippine Airlines Gift card takes off!

Philippine Airlines Gift Cards A gift of flight and guaranteed delight with Philippines Airlines! What makes a thoughtful gift? Every year, we try to up our gifting game. No matter what the occasion is, whether it's a birthday, an anniversary, a milestone, or a simple thank you, we strive to make a lasting impression with our gifts. How do you like to surprise your loved ones with something outstanding this year? Something that literally puts them on cloud nine? Here's how we made gifting a whirlwind experience. With just a few clicks, you can send the gift of travel to anyone, anywhere! Please hold on tight as we announce the launch of yet another airline program in collaboration with Amadeus - Philippine Airlines. PAL continues to prove its resilience in this changing business environment by adopting our Asset Manager Solution. The Asset Manager has enabled PAL to sell Gift Cards and enhance customer experience by seamlessly generating instant Refund vouchers! And the best part is that there is no expiry on these vouchers. With the Philippine Airlines e-Gift Cards, let the magic of your gift live in the memories made. Click here to purchase Dear PAL E-Gift Card now! QwikBit ABout the Brand Philippine Airlines (PAL), a trading name of PAL Holdings, Inc. (PSE: PAL), also known historically (until 1970) as Philippine Air Lines, is the flag carrier of the Philippines. Headquartered at the PNB Financial Center in Pasay, the airline was founded in 1941 and is the first and oldest commercial airline in Asia operating under its original name. Out of its hubs at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Clark International Airport in Clark, Mactan–Cebu International Airport in Cebu, and Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao, Philippine Airlines serves 31 domestic destinations and 54 overseas destinations in Southeast Asia, East Asia, Middle East, Oceania, North America, and Europe. Philippine Airlines operates a mixed fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft with Airbus A320, Airbus A321, Airbus A321neo, Airbus A330, Airbus A350, and Boeing 777 in service.

New Launches

MUJI Singapore e-Gift Card Launch

Muji Gift Card MUJI e-Gift Cards! Happy to Receive. Glad to Use. The best gift comes in the simplest form- Gift cards—delight friends and family this holiday season with a Gift Card from MUJI, powered by Qwikcilver. MUJI GIFT CARD presents the joy of choosing a personalized gift. Whether it's a new home, a birthday, a wedding, a baby shower, or something else, this gift card works for all occasions. Treat your loved ones to a MUJI Gift Card that can be used to purchase their favorite MUJI products or to enjoy a hearty meal at Café & Meal MUJI! Swing by their outlets to purchase a physical MUJI Gift Card or order an eGift Card online and have it delivered straight to the recipient's inbox. Background to the Program As part of the collaboration with NETS Singapore, MUJI Singapore has migrated to the Qwikcilver platform for the redemption of their existing physical gift cards. MUJI decided to use Qwikcilver's platform to enhance its gift card program by integrating their POS system directly with the Qwikcilver platform and launching the "White labeled" QwikWebstore microsite solution to provide their customers with personalized gift cards.
Key features include:
  • RetailPro Qwikcilver-Plugin implemented in the MUJI stores.
  • Integration with Edgeworks POS
  • "White-labelled" QwikWebstore for e-Gift Card sales (utilizing Adyen's Payment Gateway)
QwikBit About the Brand Muji (無印良品, Mujirushi Ryōhin) is a Japanese retail company that sells a wide variety of household and consumer goods. Muji's design philosophy is minimalist, and it places emphasis on recycling, reducing production and packaging waste, and a no-logo or "no-brand" policy. "Lower priced for a reason." This phrase encapsulates how MUJI first began in 1980. Focusing on our three priorities of "selection of materials," "streamlining of processes," and "simplification of packages," MUJI has grown into a brand with over 7,000 no-frills quality products.

Matahari e-Gift Card Launch (Indonesia)

Matahari Gift Card Merriment comes with Matahari eGift Cards. The holiday season is finally here! Are you ready to spread some holiday cheer? Qwikcilver is proud to bring to you Matahari Gift Cards. Celebrate the gift-giving season with Matahari Digital Gift Cards. This wonderfully thoughtful gift will spread cheer among your friends and family! Matahari provides a variety of Indonesian family needs ranging from clothes, pants, shoes, accessories, bags to stylish, Complete & Economical household items! Qwikcilver assisted Matahari with a value-added Processing and Distribution solution to launch an e-Gift Card and enable digital distribution in Corporate/ B2B channels in Indonesia. As always, our team pulled together to make this program a reality and another win for Qwikcilver in Indonesia! QwikBit ABout the Brand Matahari is the leading chain of department stores with 145 stores in 76 cities across Indonesia. It has a long history of over 63 years and is a well-recognized retail brand in Indonesia.

Lulu Signature Club Membership Program

Lulu Signature Club Card Open the gate to the World of Happiness with Lulu Signature Club Membership! Known as the World of Happiness, Lulu Mall is one of India’s largest and most modern shopping malls. If you believe in retail therapy, then this mall, with stores selling everything from groceries and electronics to high fashion and jewelry, is a cure for whatever ails you. Thanks to our long-standing association and partnership with the Lulu Group across India and the GCC, we are excited to inform you that Qwikcilver has just launched yet another program for Lulu India. Lulu Mall has introduced a subscription program called the Lulu Signature Club, where consumers can sign up for a package with pre-paid benefits that include gift cards redeemable at the Hypermarket, Electronics, and Fashion stores. This program has officially been launched at their flagship property at Kochi. Still, with Lulu in the process of expanding its footprint across other markets (for example, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Lucknow), the program will soon be available across other markets. QwikBit ABout the Brand LuLu Hypermarket, the retail division of the LuLu Group India, has always been known as a trendsetter of the retail industry. LuLu symbolizes quality retailing with 213 stores & has been a hit with the discerning shoppers across the Gulf region.

Gift Store Launch on Axis Bank Grab Deals

Axis Bank Gift Cards Grab the best deals on Gift Cards with Axis Bank! Celebrate every occasion with your loved ones in a special way with Axis Bank. Axis Bank brings to you amazing gift cards for every occasion, such as anniversaries, birthdays, weddings, festivals, and more. Grab the best deals on your favorite brands’ gift cards now! What are you waiting for? As part of its first Grab Deals Fest, Axis Bank has announced special discounts for its credit card and debit card customers. Gift card stores can be found in the Grab Deals section on Web & App. QwikBit ABout the Brand Axis Bank is the third-largest private sector bank in India. The Bank offers the entire spectrum of financial services to customer segments covering Large and Mid-Corporates, MSME, Agriculture, and Retail Businesses. Axis Bank is one of the first new-generation private sector banks to have begun operations in 1994. The Bank was promoted in 1993, jointly by Specified Undertaking of Unit Trust of India (SUUTI) (then known as Unit Trust of India), Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC), National Insurance Company Ltd., The New India Assurance Company Ltd., The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd., and United India Insurance Company Ltd. The shareholding of Unit Trust of India was subsequently transferred to SUUTI, an entity established in 2003.

MyGlamm Launch

MyGlamm Gift Cards With MyGlamm, you Glam! Whether in New York, Mumbai, or Milan, no matter where they are in the world, we're sure women in our lives have got an endless to-do list during their waking hours. There are too many things vying for their time. While they manage to juggle it all effortlessly, we know that often they don't have enough time for themselves. However busy their day may be, they shouldn't compromise on how they want to look or how glam they feel. This is why MyGlamm launched their Gift Card Program, powered by Qwikcilver. Now, make looking glamorous effortless! The gift cards will be available on Qwikcilver's channels inlcuding Woohoo. QwikBit ABout the Brand MyGlamm is a direct-to-consumer beauty and personal care brand. MyGlamm, backed by one of Europe's largest natural beauty companies, collaborated with global experts and makeup artists to bring about exciting innovations in makeup to accomplish the single, focused goal – make looking glamorous effortless!

Giva Gift Card Launch

Giva Gift Cards Gift sparkling delight to your favorite diva with a Gift Card from Giva. Love to own a swirling curve of sparkle? With our newly launched gift card, you can now buy all things sparkly. We have just celebrated Diwali, but the festivity continues at Qwikcilver, where the Giva Gift Card program continues to add splendor to our gift card portfolio. Here’s a gift card for you to buy something that you will cherish forever! Get it for yourself or for someone special and make their shopping for a stylish, elegant, and light piece jewelry experience memorable by giving them this gift card! Gift cards from Giva are now available on the Giva website and Woohoo now! QwikBit ABout the Brand GIVA is a new-age light jewelry company, the first online jeweler, with an exclusive range of Indian and international designs. Every piece of jewelry is BIS hallmarked and designed in-house

Woohoo News

woohoo gift cards Woohoo made this gifting season special with its 'Gifting Carnival.' Continuing from last month, we focused on The Gifting Carnival. For the festive season, several brands such as Central, Flipkart, etc., had great offers. There was also good engagement on social media with gifting carnival campaigns. Several brand offers were promoted via different channels, and contests were also run to amplify the event.
Woohoo Google Play Store Woohooo! A Dhamakedar Contest! Woohoo launched yet another BADA DHAMAKA with our all-new site-wide contest - Woohoo Dhamaka. Users took part in the contest by buying a gift card, and you standing a chance to win Gift Cards of their choice and worth up to Rs 1 lakh*. Prizes were from some of the favorite brands like Flipkart, Myntra, Big Bazaar, Big Basket, Central, etc. Check out the Dhamakedar Contest now!
Woohoo Google Play Store Amaze them with Amazon Pay Gifts! Gift-giving season is upon us. Does your gift match your festive spirit? If not, head over to Woohoo to discover the best gifts with Woohoo Wows as they introduce Amazon Pay gifts to their amazing gifting repertoire this month. With Amazon Pay Gifts, give your loved ones the best gift they can ask for.

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