Fairmont Hotels Partners with Chase to Offer Credit Card

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts is offering a co-branded credit card for its loyal guests.

Canada-based Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, has announced a partnership with Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase and Co (NYSE:JPM), a US-based credit card company, to offer the new Fairmont Visa Signature Card.

The new credit card offers cardholders access to select amenities and rewards when staying at Fairmont properties. The card will offer two complimentary nights at participating Fairmont properties, with two breakfast dining certificates, on completing $1000 in purchases within the first quarter of the credit card cycle.

Jennifer Fox, the company president, said, ‘Today there are many choices for luxury travellers and as hoteliers we need to be creative in developing experiences and enhancements our guests truly value. By providing customised and thoughtful offerings at our landmark hotels like The Savoy in London, The Plaza in New York, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel, our guests are able to see the world through Fairmont, and our new Card allows them to visit any of our hotels and earn rewards toward future stays.’

Fairmont Visa Signature card members may also earn Fairmont Rewards on all card spending, which can then be redeemed against complimentary stays at Fairmont properties worldwide.

Naney Pandit, the general manager for Chase Card Services, said, ‘If Fairmont is your hotel of choice when travelling for business or pleasure, we’ve created a Card that is a ticket to the one-of-a-kind experiences that are the hallmark of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts’

The company owns two hotels in the UK, the 268-room Savoy, a Fairmont managed hotel, in London, and the Fairmont St Andrews, in Scotland, set over a 520-acre estate.

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Partners with India Based Jet Airways

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, a Canada-based hotel company, has announced a partnership with India-based airline, Jet Airways, as part of its new marketing campaign in Asia.

The new partnership will allow the members of the company’s loyalty programme, Fairmont President’s Club, to earn airline miles in Jet Airways frequent flyer programme, JetPrivilege.

Serge Simard, the company regional vice president, Africa and India, said, ‘India is a dynamic, international market, and with our burgeoning growth in Asia and entry into Southeast Asia with the upcoming opening of Fairmont Jaipur, we see this as both a timely and strategic addition to our roster of airline partners. We’re very excited to be teaming with a respected and influential international carrier like Jet Airways and giving our frequent guests another mileage option to choose from.’

Jet Airways offers flights to 52 domestic destinations in India, and 24 international destinations, and also serves international markets, such as London and new York City, where Fairmont Hotels and Resorts has its hotel properties.

To celebrate the new partnership, Fairmont is offering its guests the chance to earn triple miles on Jet Airways, on completing qualifying stays at participating Fairmont properties from May 7 to August 6, 2012.

Sudheer Raghavan, the chief commercial officer for Jet Airways, said, ‘Guest delight is at the core of Jet Airways’ strategy to offer better value creation for its JetPrivilege members. This partnership positions us among the leading airline frequent flyer programs in India with the high value it offers members and the wide range of product choices.’

Experience Golf Holidays at Fairmont St Andrews Hotel in Scotland

For anyone that loves golf, the Fairmont St Andrews Hotel in St Andrews, Scotland, is offering what it claims to be the ultimate vacation for golfers.

The golf resort is located on a 520-acre estate with a coastal setting, and offers luxurious accommodation, an opulent spa, several dining venues, and two golf courses.

The Torrance Course at the resort is hosting the Scottish Senior Open golf tournament from August 17 to 19, 2012, where former Ryder Cup player, Barry Lane, will be defending his two-time title-winning streak. The Kittock Course is another 18-hole course that is attached to the property.

The hotel has won the European Golf Resort of the Year 2012 from IAGTO; and the Golf Resort of the Year 2011 from Golf Tourism Scotland; and is ranked 18 in Conde Nast’s Top 100 Golf Resorts in the World.

The resort has recently re-launched its popular ‘Golf, Golf and More Golf Package’ on both of the golf courses. The holiday package includes two nights of accommodation in a guestroom; a Scottish breakfast every day; limitless golf on the Torrance Course and the Kittocks Course; with complimentary use of buggies on The Kittocks Course. The golfing holiday rates commence at £349.00 per room, per night.

The other vacation packages from the hotel include a discount up to 30 percent on stays of three or four successive nights; and an overnight stay for a couple, with a Scottish breakfast and a round of golf included, for rates commencing at £209.00 per room, per night.

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Offers Hotel Credits to Loyalty Club Members for Stays in Middle East

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, a Canada-based hotel company, has announced a new offer for its loyalty programme members visiting the Middle East.

The company is offering a $25 hotel credit to all Fairmont President’s Club loyalty programme members that stay at any of its hotels in the Middle East. The hotel credit may be used at any of the onsite restaurants, at properties including the Fairmont Dubai Hotel, Dubai; Fairmont Bab al Bahr, Abu Dhabi; Fairmont Nile City, Cairo; Fairmont Heliopolis and Towers, Cairo; and Makkah Clock Royal Tower, a Fairmont Hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The promotional hotel credits are available on every stay booked at these properties until December 31, 2012, and are for loyalty programme members only.

In Abu Dhabi, the hotel credits may be redeemed at Frankie’s Italian Restaurant and Bar, or the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse and Grill at Fairmont Bab al Bahr; in Dubai at the Spectrum on One restaurant in the Fairmont Dubai; and at Baharat, the Lebanese-inspired Al Dar, and the rooftop Al Dira restaurant at the Makkah Clock Royal Tower Hotel in Makkah.

The company is also offering a special offer for Fairmont President’s Club members staying at the Makkah Clock Royal Tower, A Fairmont Hotel in Saudi Arabia. Members will receive two complimentary nights at the hotel, which may be redeemed before February 28, 2013, on completing a stay. This offer is available for members with premier or platinum status.

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts’ portfolio of 60-plus hotels includes The Savoy in London and The Plaza in New York.