Standard Chartered, Hotels.com announce three-year partnership
By Digital News Asia May 5, 2017
- Covers Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and the UAE
- Hotels.com offers properties in more than 200 countries
STANDARD Chartered and Hotels.com on May 4 launch a three-year global strategic alliance that offers Standard Chartered credit cardholders in five countries up to 12% off on hotel bookings around the world on Hotels.com.
The alliance will cover Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and the UAE. Hotels.com offers hundreds of thousands of properties in more than 200 countries.
Standard Chartered Retail Banking global head of Corporate Partnerships Neil Daswan, at said: “Our clients like to travel well and travel smart – this partnership gives them access to an enormous number of properties and value-for-money deals with a recognised global travel leader.”
Hotels.com brand Asia Pacific and Latin America vice president Abhiram Chowdhry said: “With its well-established position as a premium bank across many Asia Pacific markets, Standard Chartered has a huge base of clients with a strong interest in travel.
“Our goal is to help streamline their travel planning by enabling the best travel booking experience, including access to useful travel information, great offers and a wide variety of lodging and accommodation options.”
Travel for leisure and business continues to grow worldwide with world outbound travel predicted to grow by between 4% and 5% in 2017, according to ITB.
Hotels.com L.P. operates Hotels.com, an online accommodation booking website with properties ranging from international chains and all-inclusive resorts to local favourites and bed & breakfasts.
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