MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL AND AMERICAN EXPRESS MIDDLE EAST ANNOUNCE SUMMER CAMPAIGN FOR THE 2ND YEAR RUNNING
• Exclusive Marriott offers unveiled for American Express Cardmembers
· Dining, More savings and more benefits for stays across the Middle East and Africa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 12th May 2014: Leading hotel group Marriott International and American Express Middle East have jointly announced the launch of a summer promotion campaign for the second year running with even more opportunities to access exclusive savings and benefits at 32 Marriott properties across the Middle East and Africa throughout the summer.
Under the terms of the campaign, American Express Cardmembers wishing to explore destinations across the Middle East and Africa will be eligible for three nights stay for the price of two, at any Marriott hotel participating in the promotion. Additionally, Cardmembers can save 33% off spa treatments and massages, 33% off food and beverage, and complimentary food for children under 12. The promotion also offers complementary access to pools and gym facilities.
The three-month campaign runs on bookings made between 1st May until to 6th September 2014, with a stay window from 1st June until 6th September 2014, and is available on bookings made with all American Express Cards, including Consumer and Corporate Cards across the global network.
Usman Arif, VP, Merchant Partnerships, American Express Middle East commented: “We are committed to delivering exclusive benefits to our Cardmembers when they are both at home or abroad. Our partnership with Marriott International Group is an example of how our Cardmembers can benefit from exciting offers across the Middle East and Africa. We continuously seek to build partnerships with organisations who share our commitment to providing unparalleled customer service, and that is why we chose to partner with Marriott International group for the second year in a row.”
Neal Jones, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Marriott International Middle East & Africa, commented today, "The way our customers travel has changed, and we are changing the way we do business to meet their needs. We continuously look for opportunities to allow our guests continued enjoyment of our world class locations, food, beverages and service for a little less. Our partnership with American Express Middle East reflects this, with a deeper offer than ever before, offering more benefits and more value to our customers."
The summer promotion will enable American Express Cardmembers to benefit from the guest and hospitality facilities at a total of 34 hotels from Marriott International’s portfolio of discerning brands including, JW Marriott Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott and Marriott Executive Apartments. Located across the UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman, 24 of these hotels are located in the Middle East, and will encourage inbound travellers to the region. Others include eight in Africa, namely Egypt and Algeria.
Bookings can be done via www.MarriottAmex.com
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is a leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,000 properties in 79 countries and territories and reported revenues of nearly $13 billion in fiscal year 2013. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 18 brands.
About American Express
AMEX (Middle East) B.S.C. (c) - American Express Middle East provides reliable, flexible, tailored and rewarding solutions for its Cardmembers, Merchants and Business Partners in the region since 1977. American Express Middle East became a joint venture company in 1992, owned by Mawarid Investment Limited and American Express.
American Express is the Card for those individuals who value service, unmatched flexibility, access and daily rewards wherever they are in the world. Operating across 16 markets in the Middle East and North Africa region, the company issues dollar currency Credit and Charge Cards: The Centurion® Card, The Platinum Card®, The American Express®Gold Card, The American Express®Card (Green) as well as Company and Corporate Cards. ِAmerican Express Middle East also offers a range of local currency-denominated Credit Cards to give Cardmembers across the region even greater flexibility. American Express Cards are accepted at millions of locations in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.