[dropcap]K[/dropcap]ARACHI – August 01, 2016 – Visa recently signed a partnership agreement with Hashoo Hotels Group to offer Visa cardholders exclusive benefits at Hashoo Hotels Group hotels. The agreement pertains to Hashoo Hotels Group’s 9 premier hotels under the Pearl Continental and Marriot brands where Visa cardholders will be able to avail exclusive offers across both stays and dining.
Moreover, as per the Visa Weekends offer, Visa Gold, Platinum, Signature and Infinite cardholders will be able to avail exciting offers such as the buy-one-get-one room night stay free on weekends, in addition to availing 15% discount on weekends on their total bill at finest restaurant across participating Pearl Continental and Marriot hotels in Pakistan.
“At Visa, we continuously strive to enhance customers’ experiences by offering value added promotions to our cardholders. We look forward to continuing to work closely with Hashoo Group in identifying new opportunities to tailor Visa’s highly versatile platform to serve cardholders by providing them innovative, convenient and safe payment solutions,” said Kamil Khan, Country Manager, Pakistan & Afghanistan, for Visa.
Also speaking about this partnership, Andrew Ashmore, Chief Marketing Officer of Hashoo Hotels Group, said, “Visa’s global reach and network makes them an ideal partner for a hotel group like Hashoo who is looking forward to grow its business further in Pakistan. We are looking forward to offering unique benefits to Visa cardholders and demonstrate very clearly how much we value their patronage.”
Under this partnership, Visa cardholders can also avail an exclusive 20% discount on weekdays stays along with possibility of free room upgrades, airports transfers, and spa visits at the hotels.
Usage of cards in Pakistan is growing at a steady pace and with around 27.0 million cards in circulation, more travelers across Pakistan are now choosing cards as their favored mode of payment, with Visa being the most preferred brand.