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American Express Joins with Exclusive Resorts

American Express today announced that
it has developed a relationship with Exclusive Resorts, one of the world’s
finest and most acclaimed membership-based luxury residence clubs, which
will provide Centurion members with access to over 150 multi-million
dollar residences in nearly 30 of the top destinations around world. With
an average value of $2.5 million, each residence combines the spaciousness
and elegance of a private home with the personalized services and
amenities found only at the finest luxury hotels and resorts. Centurion
members receive multiple benefits when they use their Card to join
Exclusive Resorts including: a special Membership Fee, a dedicated service
line to manage all their needs pertaining to membership and booking, and
double Membership Rewards points for the Membership Fee, Annual Dues
and in-residence charges “When our Centurion members travel, they are always looking for new ways
to make the most of their valuable leisure time and they demand nothing
less than the finest in accommodations,” said Sylvia Bass, vice president
of Platinum and Centurion Product Management at American Express. “Through
our relationship with Exclusive Resorts, members can take advantage of the
latest trend in vacation options, accessing a portfolio of ‘second homes’
that are fully staffed to cater to their every need without the hassles or
expenses of vacation home ownership.”

“It is an honor to join American Express as the membership-based luxury
residence club for Centurion members,” said Brent Handler, president of
Exclusive Resorts. “Our members and American Express Centurion members are
the most affluent and discriminating travelers in the world, and they
demand the very best in accommodations and service whenever they travel.
Our members have unprecedented access to the finest luxury residences,
unparalleled choice of the most desirable destinations, unrivaled
availability, unsurpassed service and unequaled value.”

Membership in Exclusive Resorts was specifically designed to become an
integral part of a member’s lifestyle as it evolves over a lifetime. To
join Exclusive Resorts, members pay a one-time Membership Fee of $375,000,
80 percent of which is refundable upon membership resignation, as well as
Annual Dues that vary depending upon the flexible Usage Plan the member
elects on an annual basis. Exclusive Resorts is pleased to accept American
Express Cards. For more information about membership, or locations and
services provided, Centurion members can call Exclusive Resorts at
1-866-876-1816, 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., MST, Monday through Friday; 8:00
a.m.-5:00 p.m., MST, on weekends.