AccorHotels has announced plans to acquire 80% of the leading player in premium customer and employee loyalty services - John Paul. The remaining 20% stake will be kept by the founder of the company, David Amsellem, who will remain as CEO of John Paul. Following the acquisitions of Wipolo, Oasis Collections, SquareBreak and onefinestay, the acquisition of John Paul, will transform AccorHotels into a travel companion providing innovative services to travelers at every step of their journey.
John Paul was founded in Paris in 2007 and it merged with LesConcierges in 2015 to create the world leader in loyalty services with a total company strength of 1,000 across five continents. The team works with some of the world's leading brands to provide bespoke concierge services around the clock (24/7) to meet the needs of their customer's requests.
Equipped with a proprietary Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and data platform that is based on behavioural profiling and personalisation, John Paul has a network of 50,000 partners in over 50 countries to provide the most exhaustive and global solutions to brands in the financial, automotive, travel, consumer, healthcare, pharma, luxury industries and more. AccorHotels positions itself as the best provider of multi-nature services to guests, supporting the whole customer journey, from non-hotel offers to 24/7 assistance through an integrated and innovative solution.
Adelaide in Australia is getting a brand new Hyatt-branded property in 2023.
A brand new Holiday Inn Express property has just opened in Pattaya Thailand - the Holiday Inn Express Pattaya Central is the city's newest property and it features convenient access to the all the popular spots that Pattaya has to offer at an affordable price point.
If you have been travelling abroad frequently you must already be aware of the fact currency cash exchanges can prove quite expensive and cumbersome. When you exchange your money into foreign currency, you’re committing yourself to carry large amounts of cash overseas which can be risky or simply awkward. In addition to that, if you underspent you are going to go back home with foreign currency and have to bother yourself to exchange it again (and lose even more money on fees). For business traveling, cash is one of the worst solutions there are.
The American Express Singapore Airlines Business Credit Card will enable SMEs to get up to 8.5 HighFlyer points for every S$1 spent – worth up to 8.5% in savings – and 0% interest on instalments over six months on Singapore Airlines flights.
A brand new metal credit card is coming - join the waitlist to get up to 100,000 bonus miles with the launch promotion for the X Card.
You will no longer be able to bring a guest into a Plaza Premium Lounge with your OCBC VOYAGE Card from 15 August 2019.
From now until 30 December 2019, present your IHG Rewards Club membership card (or virtual card on the IHG App) to receive up to 30% savings on your dining bill across all participating hotels located in India, Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, Korea and Australia with or without a stay.
Enjoy unlimited Ruinart Champagne and oysters for two hours every Wednesday (6PM to 10PM) from just S$68++ per person!
Grab is launching a new GrabPay Mastercard which will enable Singapore users to use their GrabPay balance across Southeast Asia.
Racines at the Sofitel Singapore City Centre will be presenting the Culinary Masters Series which will feature a diverse lineup of high profile chefs and home cooks.