The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and UnionPay International – which issues UnionPay Credit Cards – have formed a Global Partnership. It will allow the two travel providers to cooperate on distribution and joint promotions.
“We are very pleased to be partnering with UnionPay International,” says Michael Hobson, Chief Marketing Officer, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group.
“China is already Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s second largest market, and we predict that it will become our largest market within the next five years. UnionPay cards is the most important credit card system in China and one with a rapid global expansion plan. As such, UnionPay International is an important long term strategic partner.”
Wang Lixin, Chief Business Development Officer of UnionPay International, is equally upbeat.
"UnionPay International is expanding its cooperation with industries at home and abroad, providing convenient and preferential payment in travelling and consumption abroad for UnionPay cardholders,” Lixin says.
“Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is one of the world’s leading hotel groups with the advantage of brand influence and service, which fits with UnionPay’s network. This partnership enhances the experience for our cardholders when booking at Mandarin Oriental hotels."
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