KUALA LUMPUR, 19 October 2016 – Mastercard today announced its collaboration with Emirates, bringing attractive deals for Mastercard cardholders across Emirates’ vast destination network when they make bookings from now until 15th December this year for their travels up until 30th June 2017.
Based on Mastercard’s research, Global Destination Cities Index, recently showed healthy travel trends with more people expressing their desire to travel to the world’s popular cities. The exuberant city of New York, is the top-ranked in North America region with 12.75 million international visitors. Meanwhile, the lively city of London, is the top-ranked in Europe, with close to 20 million international visitors.
With this in mind, we are delighted to partner with Emirates to bring in the spirit of the year-end travel season with a 20% discount* on air fares to Europe and United States of America for Mastercard cardholders. The cardholders will be able to enjoy world-class services treated exclusively by Emirates for these long-haul flights, ranging from industry-leading inflight entertainment as well as regionally inspired inflight cuisines.
“We are pleased to have Mastercard on board to provide additional inspiration and incentive to travellers while helping them make their traveling plans a reality with us. It is an exciting time to provide more opportunities for travellers to embark on signature Emirates experiences en route to a host of destinations, especially long-haul flights to Europe and to the United States of America, via our hub in Dubai,” saidAndrew Bunn, Country Manager, Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei, Emirates.“We are excited to collaborate with Emirates in bringing our cardholders great deals as they plan their long-awaited year-end travels and aspirations as they welcome the New Year. The collaboration with Emirates underscores our commitment to support the travel industry in providing cardholders with enhanced, memorable and yet secured travelling experiences,” said Perry Ong, Country Manager for Malaysia and Brunei, Mastercard.
Perry added, “Besides excellent offerings and rewards, we recognize that our customers value safe, simple and smart payment solutions to their travel concerns. This collaboration also serves as an extension to provide avid travelers the convenience of making safe and secured payment transactions such that they can have greater peace of mind and enjoy seamless travel.”
To make online bookings and to refer to the terms and conditions, you can visit http://www.emirates.com/my/mastercard. The promotion is available for both Economy and Business Class.