Rob Burgess is a leading travel loyalty expert in the UK, reporting on campaigns by airlines and hotels as well as loyalty-led credit cards in the UK market.
Rob personally boasts over 1 million Avios points, 1 million Virgin Flying Club miles and over 6 million airline, hotel and credit card points. He created HeadForPoints.com as a platform to share his ideas on how to get the best value from these loyalty assets, and now boasts an extra-ordinary community of 50,000 UK travel consumers who all love being recognised and rewarded for their loyalty!
As a past winner of ‘Editor of the Year’ at the Business Travel Journalism Awards, Rob has successfully achieved what many digital entrepreneurs dream of, having left a traditional corporate career and created a compelling digital business publication that is loved by readers who enjoy his highly informed, yet independent view.
Rob also acts as a consultant to the loyalty industry, focusing on the development of reward schemes which are attractive to consumers whilst cost effective for the sponsor.
In this episode of Let’s Talk Loyalty, we discuss how loyalty leaders can and should connect with thought leaders online. We also discuss some extra-ordinary loyalty leaders in the UK beyond travel, including John Lewis departments stores and the iconic Danish café brand – Joe & the Juice.
1) Rob Burgess – Founder and Editor – Head for Points
2) HeadforPoints – the UK’s biggest frequent flyer and business travel website