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Singapore, 1 March 2016MasterCard and AccorHotels announced a partnership that will offer MasterCard cardholders exclusive privileges when they stay at selected AccorHotels properties in Asia Pacific. From delicious meals and award-winning spa retreats to a complimentary night’s stay, MasterCard cardholders can look forward to an exciting range of indulgent treats and deals when they stay at more than 550 AccorHotels properties in the region.

As part of the three-year partnership, AccorHotels and MasterCard have introduced three programs to make cardholders’ holidays a little more special. Cardholders looking for a much needed escape can book a three-day, two night stay at any of AccorHotels’ participating resorts and enjoy a complimentary night with AccorHotels’ Dream Getaway program from now till 31 March 2016. They can also look forward to an array of  personalization services, including bespoke butler and nanny services, and kick start their day with breakfast included for up to two people for each day of their stay.

Those longing for some fun in the sun can enter AccorHotels’ My Resort Moment competition – by snapping and sharing a special moment at an AccorHotels hotel or resort on Instagram, one lucky cardholder stands to win one of four luxury resort stays worth up to USD 1000 each month from now till 31 March 2016.

To unlock these exclusive deals, all cardholders need to do is visit the MasterCard-AccorHotels partner page, enter their Le Club AccorHotels loyalty number, and the last four digits of their MasterCard card. Cardholders who are not yet a Le Club AccorHotels member can sign up here.

“We are very excited to partner with MasterCard to offer their cardholders special privileges and offers when they stay with AccorHotels and hope that this partnership will encourage their members to explore more of our hotels and resorts across Asia Pacific,” said Michael Parsons, AccorHotels Vice President Marketing & Strategic Relationships, Asia Pacific. “AccorHotels has more than 550 participating hotels across 17 countries and we continue to open one new hotel per week on average across the region, so there are choices for every type of stay, from city centres to beachside resorts and everything in between.”

“Asia Pacific has long been home to some of the world’s top tourist attractions, and MasterCard’s Global Destination Cities Index 2015 showed that six of the most visited cities in the world are now right here in Asia,” said Nagesh Devata, group head of Merchant & Acceptance Development, Asia Pacific, MasterCard. “Through our partnership with AccorHotels, we want to provide MasterCard cardholders traveling to countries in the region with not just great value but also access to an array of exclusive rewards and privileges that will make their trips even more priceless. AccorHotels’ impressive and expanding footprint across this region also means travelers will be able to enjoy these privileges wherever they travel to.”

Hotels under the AccorHotels brand include Sofitel, MGallery by Sofitel, Pullman, Grand Mercure, The Sebel, Novotel, Mercure, Adagio and ibis.

Le Club AccorHotels is free to join and offers members a world of exclusive offers, discounts and VIP events. It is the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to use their points at more than 2800 hotels globally, without any validity or availability restrictions. Points can be used towards future hotel stays with AccorHotels or can be converted into privileges such as airline miles, car rental, event tickets and more.

For further details on each promotion, please visit the MasterCard-AccorHotels partner page here.

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About AccorHotels
AccorHotels is a Group united by a shared passion for hospitality and driven by a shared promise to make everyone Feel Welcome.
Over 180,000 women and men in 3,700 AccorHotels establishments look after thousands of guests every day in 92 countries.
AccorHotels is the world’s leading hotel operator and offers its customers, partners and employees:

  • its dual expertise as a hotel operator and franchisor (HotelServices) and a hotel owner and investor (HotelInvest);
  • a large portfolio of internationally renowned brands covering the full spectrum, with luxury (Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure, The Sebel), midscale (Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, Mama Shelter, Adagio) and economy (ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget, adagio access and hotelF1) establishments;
  • a powerful marketplace and loyalty program Le Club AccorHotels – almost half a century of commitment to corporate citizenship and solidarity with the PLANET 21 program. Accor SA shares are listed on the Euronext Paris exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and traded in the USA on the OTC marketplace (Code: ACRFY)

About MasterCard
MasterCard (NYSE: MA), www.mastercard.com, is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MasterCardAP and @MasterCardNews, join the discussion on the Beyond the Transaction Blog and subscribe for the latest news on the Engagement Bureau.

Media Contacts:
Venture Liang, MasterCard, venture.liang@mastercard.com, +65 6390 5973
Wei Wen Sng, Weber Shandwick, wsng@webershandwick.com, +65 6825 8038