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Marriott International teams up with AMEX Middle East

Marriott International teams up with AMEX Middle East

Marriott International and American Express Middle East have rolled out a summer promotion campaign that offers American Express Card members exclusive benefits at 88 Marriott properties across the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia Marriott throughout the duration of the summer.

Under the terms of the campaign, American Express Card members wishing to explore tourist destinations across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe will be eligible for three nights stay for the price of two, at any Marriott hotel participating in the promotion.

Additionally, Card members can avail complimentary and unlimited internet access, 20% off on hotel food and beverages, and complimentary food for children under 12.

The promotion also offers complementary access to pools and gym facilities as well as savings of 20% on spa treatments or massages.

The three-month ‘Be Free with Marriott and American Express’ campaign runs from June 14 to September 13, 2013, and is available on bookings made with all American Express Cards, including Consumer and Corporate Cards across the global network.


“American Express Middle East is committed to providing outstanding service, benefits and worldwide customer care to our Cardmembers, and the brand has become synonymous with travel, rewards and access,” said Usman Arif - VP, MerchantPartnership, American Express.

“Our 2013 Summer Promotion is an extension of this ethos, and will enable many Cardmembers across the Middle East to get more from their holiday, whether they stay in the region or venture further afield. We are pleased to partner with Marriott International this summer to offer Cardmembers exclusive benefits that not only enrich their lifestyles but also showcase American Express cards as a preferred payment option,” he added.

Located across the UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman, 23 of the participating hotels are located in the Middle East, and will encourage inbound travellers to the region.

Others include seven in Africa - Egypt and Algeria; 45 in Asia - Beijing, Tianjin, Suzhou and Shanghai in China and Hong Kong; and 13 in Europe - Belgium, France, Portugal (Lisbon) and Greece (Athens).