Points International Ltd. Partners With Melia Hotels International to Bring a New Level of Excellence to the mas Rewards Loyalty

Points International Ltd. Partners With Melia Hotels International to Bring a
New Level of Excellence to the mas Rewards Loyalty Program

Members Gain Ability to Buy and Gift Points to Reach Rewards Milestones Faster

TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Points International Ltd. (TSX:PTS)
(Nasdaq:PCOM), owner and operator of the loyalty reward management program
platform www.Points.com, has joined forces with Meliá Hotels International to
provide its mas Rewards loyalty program members the ability to buy and gift

"This partnership brings the mas Rewards program to the next level of customer
service excellence by giving Meliá Hotels loyalty program members a new and
innovative way to reach reward milestones," says Rob MacLean, Chief Executive
Officer of Points International. "We are proud to partner with Spain's leading
hotel chain to increase customer experience satisfaction, expand loyalty
program capabilities and further the success of our respective companies."

Meliá Hotels International joins existing Points Partner Network members
including Iberia Plus, Alitalia Mille Miglia, Air France-KLM Flying Blue,
American Airlines AAdvantage®, Delta SkyMiles®, and US Airways Dividend Miles.

"We pride ourselves on providing extraordinary traveler experiences with
unparalleled customer service, and part of that is having an exceptional
rewards program," says Luis del Olmo, Executive Vice President, Group
Marketing, Meliá Hotels International. "Points International brings
flexibility to our mas Rewards program with the proven ability to drive
customer loyalty and provide our members with an opportunity to fully
capitalize on their rewards."

Points International will take the lead role in the operation, marketing and
commercial transaction support of the buy and gift functionality for the mas
Rewards program to ensure a seamless integration into the Melia.com site.

Points International works in partnership with all active loyalty and reward
programs to ensure transactions are fully sanctioned by the program operators.
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About Points International Ltd.

Points International Ltd. (TSX:PTS) (Nasdaq:PCOM), is the owner and operator
of Points.com, the global leader in reward currency management providing
multiple eCommerce and technology solutions to the world's top loyalty brands.
Points.com also manages the largest consumer rewards management platform,
allowing more than 3 million users to trade, track, exchange, and redeem their
loyalty points, miles, and rewards. Recently, Points International was the
recipient of several prestigious awards; the Company was named the 5th largest
Canadian software company and the 40th largest Canadian technology company by
the 2012 Branham300 list as well as ranked 40^th by PROFIT Magazine's top 200
Canadian companies by five-year revenue growth for 2012.

Points.com's solutions enable the management and monetization of loyalty
currencies, including frequent flyer miles, hotel points, retailer rewards and
credit card points, as well as enhancing loyalty program consumer offerings
and back-end operations for more than 40 partners worldwide. Further,
Points.com's SaaS products allow eCommerce merchants to add loyalty solutions
to their online stores and reward customers for purchases.

About Meliá Hotels International

Meliá Hotels International was founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca (Spain)
and is one of the world's largest resort hotel chains, as well as Spain's
leading hotel chain. It currently provides more than 350 hotels and 87,000
rooms in 35 countries on 4 continents under its brands: Gran Meliá, Meliá, ME,
Innside, Tryp by Wyndham, Sol and Paradisus. Its product and service portfolio
is complemented by Club Meliá, the only vacation club operated by a Spanish

CONTACT: Points International
         Investor relations:
         Laura Foster/Kimberly Esterkin
         Addo Communications
         E. lauraf@addocommunications.com;
         Media relations:
         Fiona Pincente
         Corporate Communications Manager, Points International
         T. 416.596.6370 x3130; E. fiona.pincente@points.com
         Business enquiries:
         Martin Tongue
         SVP, Business Development, Points International
         T. 416-596-6363; E. martin.tongue@points.com
         Melia Hotels International
         Press enquiries:
         Department of Communication
         Tel. +34 971 22 44 64; comunicacion@melia.com
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