Dubai / Emirates Business
Visa, a global payments technology company, and Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company on Saturday signed a multi-year partnership agreement. As part of the partnership, Visa cardholders across the Middle East and North Africa will have access to a series of value-added cardholder benefits at Jumeirah properties which will be rolled out throughout the course of the agreement.
To celebrate the launch of the deal and the start of the summer season, all Visa cardholders globally will be able to receive a 25% discount on any hotel stay taking place between May 1 to September 30 at Jumeriah properties in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and the Maldives.
Alison Broadhead, Chief Commercial Officer, Jumeirah Group commented: “The partnership with Visa provides significant potential for Jumeirah Group to reach key customer segments with targeted communications. The first such promotion offers Visa cardholders the opportunity to experience our 11 hotels in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and the Maldives at truly exceptional prices. Future offers will include our hotels in London, Mallorca, Frankfurt, Turkey, Shanghai and Baku, and our restaurants around the world.”
Kamran Siddiqi, Visa Group Executive for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, said: “We have seen from spend on our network that consumers in the region want luxury experiences, and are subsequently spending more on their vacations compared to other travelers around the world. We also know that travelers value the convenience, security and reliability that electronic payments offer, which makes a Visa card the ideal companion for the modern, connected traveller.”