ข่าวประชาสัมพันธ์ Press Releases ข่าวย้อนหลัง หัวข้อข่าว บลอก

American Express and Thai Airways International Introduce The Exclusive THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases วันจันทร์ที่ ๒๙ พฤษภาคม พ.ศ. ๒๕๔๙ ๑๖:๕๕ น.
ขนาดตัวอักษร: ใหญ่ กลาง เล็ก
  • Bring your World Closer with the Fastest Way to Earn Miles -

American Express and Thai Airways International today unveiled the exclusive THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card, a new premium card that enables frequent travellers in Thailand to earn miles faster than ever before.

With a breakthrough earn rate of one Royal Orchid Plus (ROP) mile for every 25 baht charged to the Card on everyday purchases, 10,000 bonus ROP miles when Cardmembers first charge to the Card and on their first international flight on Thai Airways International; and double bonus ROP miles for purchases of Thai Airways International tickets, they will be able to earn miles and redeem flights for that dream holiday even quicker.

The launch of the new credit card underlines the partnership between two of the world’s most recognised brands. Combining the exclusivity of THAI’s Royal Orchid Plus frequent flyer programme and the American Express brand heritage, the new Card offers frequent flyers an attractive and differentiated value proposition that stands out as the most attractive offering in the market.

“This new Card is an extension of the highly successful partnership between Thai Airways International and American Express, two iconic brands renowned for premium service and innovation,” said Mr. Vasing Kittikul, Executive Vice President for Commercial of Thai Airways International. “This Card represents a new platform which enables Thai Airways International to offer a host of unrivalled privileges, especially our Royal Orchid Plus benefits to frequent flyers. With this Card, THAI premium frequent travellers will receive mileage accumulation quicker than ever before, with a card packed with benefits and features that will resonate well with truly premium THAI passengers.”

“Thailand is a key market for American Express and we are committed to developing innovative products that are designed with our discerning Cardmembers in mind,” said Ms. Pamela Arway, Regional President, Japan, Asia Pacific, Australia; American Express. “With the rapid growth in affluence in Thailand and across the region, people are travelling more often than ever before, both for business as well as for leisure. The launch of the THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card is an important step forward in American Express' ongoing strategy to form partnerships that deliver attractive and relevant benefits to these frequent flyers.”

“Across the world, we have partnered with leading airlines on co-brand cards which have been extremely well received. The new Card is no exception and is an ideal companion for premium frequent travellers, enabling them to earn free miles faster in addition to a host of unique privileges such as double ROP miles for THAI air tickets purchased at THAI offices and selected travel agents, the THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card helps them to bring their world closer.” she added.

For example, with the THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card, Cardmembers need only spend 500,000 Baht to redeem an air ticket to Hong Kong on Thai Airways International. A similar spending on other credit cards can only be redeemed for a domestic flight in Thailand only.

Mr. Anakkawat Kowathanakul, Vice President, Consumer Card, Thailand, American Express (Thai) Co., Ltd. said, “We are delighted to partner with Thai Airways International on the new THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card. With this new Card, our Cardmembers can look forward to a host of exclusive Thai Airways International benefits and privileges that surpass any credit card offering in the Thai market today. Whether Cardmembers dine out, go on a holiday or simply go shopping, every 25 baht spent on the Card earns them 1 ROP mile. On top of that, they are entitled to a generous helping of bonus miles, as much as 25,000 bonus ROP miles when their spend exceeds 1 million baht within a year.”

In addition to the fastest way to earn miles, the Card offers a series of privileges and benefits:
DOUBLE Royal Orchid Plus miles for THAI tickets purchased directly from THAI ticketing offices and designated travel agents
5,000 BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles for Cardmembers’ first purchase.
5,000 BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles when Cardmembers first fly to an international destination with Thai Airways International
25,000 Bonus Royal Orchid Plus miles for 1 million Baht spent on the Card within each year
50% BONUS Royal Orchid Plus miles in addition to flown miles every time Cardmembers fly Royal First Class and Royal Silk Class on selected routes
Privileged access to Pacific City Club, one of Bangkok’s most luxurious members-only clubs, exclusively for ROP Gold Members
One Complimentary Royal First Class ticket for every five roundtrip or ten international sector Royal First Class tickets purchased and flown, for ROP Gold Members
24 x 7 THAI American Express Platinum Customer Service.
Worldwide network of more than 1,700 Travel Service Offices in over 130 countries.

The launch of the THAI Amex Plat Card will be supported by an extensive marketing campaign offering high visibility at prominent locations like Thai Airways International check-in counters, offices and airport lounges, at designated travel agents, as well as advertisements and editorial elements in Thai Airways International inflight magazines, in addition to press and outdoor advertising.

Mr. Anakkawat Kowathanakul added, “We are confident that the new product is best suited to a frequent traveler’s lifestyle and we are certain that this new innovative product will exceed all expectations.”

About Thai Airways International

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited is the national carrier of the Kingdom of Thailand.   Founded in 1960, it operates domestic, regional and intercontinental flights. THAI flies to 74 destinations in 35 countries around the world. The company is 53.77% owned by the Thai Government through the Ministry of Finance. THAI has over 25,000 employees and a total of 87 aircraft in its fleet. THAI is one of the founding members of Star Alliance, the airline network for Earth. More information on THAI is available at www.thaiairways.com

About American Express

The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial services and network Services Company.   Founded in 1850, it is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travellers Cheques, travel, financial planning, investment products, insurance and international banking.   For more information about American Express products and services, visit the worldwide web site at   http://www.americanexpress.com/thailand

For more information, please contact:
American Express (Thai) Co., Ltd.
Peera Pomkaew
Public Affairs & Communications Executive
American Express (Thai) Co., Ltd.
Tel 0 2273 5019
For more information (for media) please contact
Tawn Chatchavalvong or Patra Chatnilbandh
Hill & Knowlton Thailand
Tel: 0-2627-3501 ext: 118 or 154
Email: tchatchavalvong@th.hillandknowlton.com; pchatnilbandh@th.hillandknowlton.com

ขนาดตัวอักษร: ใหญ่ กลาง เล็ก

ข่าวประชาสัมพันธ์ที่เกี่ยวข้อง

TOP 1,500 TRAVEL AGENTS AND MEDIA TO VISIT THAILAND

About 1,500 travel agents and travel journalists are to visit Thailand over the next few weeks as part of a "Mega Fam Trip" being organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Thai Airways International (Public) Co., Ltd, and the private-sector To...

US: American Express launches One financial account

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) recently added a high-yield savings account to the offerings of the American Express ONE(SM) Financial Account, which combines investing, banking and the American Express(R) Card. The ONE High-Yield Savings account offe...

Intuition Releases Intuition Web Version 8

Intuiton, the international e-learning solutions provider and specialist in financial training, today launches Version 8 of its flagship product, Intuition Web. London, UK - Intuition (www.intuition.com), the international e-learning solutions provider an...

หัวข้อข่าวที่เกี่ยวข้อง

หัวข้อข่าวยอดนิยม

กรมสรรพากร ธนาคารกรุงเทพ ธนาคารกรุงไทย ธนาคารออมสิน ไปรษณีย์ไทย การบินไทย ธนาคารกสิกรไทย hotmai เพียวริคุ jobbkk ธนาคารไทยพาณิชย์ คาราบาว ดีแทค ไทยพาณิชย์ แจ่มใส เมเจอร์ ธนาคารอาคารสงเคราะห์ 12car กรุงไทย ธนาคารกรุงศรีอยุธยา กระทรวงสาธารณสุข การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย มิตซูบิชิ เมืองทอง ธนาคารทหารไทย ตลาดหลักทรัพย์แห่งประเทศไทย ซัมซุง มาม่า วันทูคอล ธนาคารแห่งประเทศไทย กระทรวงพาณิชย์ เวลาประเทศไทย ปตท ธอส บิ๊กซี กรมอุตุ กรมศุลกากร แม็คโคร ธนาคารกรุงศรี กระทรวงการคลัง