Citibank in Visa credit card tieup
Dubai, December 24, 2012
Citibank said it has become the first bank in Central Europe, Middle East and Africa to join hands with Visa for launching Visa Signature on its award-winning PremierMiles credit platform.
The new PremierMiles Visa Signature credit card is being launched as the bank continues to enhance its portfolio of premium Visa products to customers in the UAE offering an extensive array of exclusive travel and entertainment benefits and privileges.
“Citi is proud to be a pioneer in the financial services sector in the country and continuously introducing new and innovative payment products for our customers,” remarked Dinesh Sharma, the consumer banking manager, Citibank UAE.
“We have been working closely with Visa on the introduction of the new product and are confident that we will see an excellent response from our growing customer base as the exciting privileges of PremierMiles perfectly compliment the unique benefits of Visa Signature,” he noted.
PremierMiles Visa Signature card-members will enjoy complete peace of mind while traveling with access to more than 30 major airport VIP lounges worldwide and extensive travel insurance coverage.
They will also benefit from the dedicated 24/7 Visa Signature Concierge service, in addition to a wide range of other Visa premium privileges including exclusive fine dining offers in the UAE, said Sharma.
Marcello Baricordi, the general manager for Visa in the UAE said, "We are delighted that Citibank with which we have an established and long-standing relationship became the first bank to introduce Visa Signature credit card in our region."
“Visa Signature is a critical component of our premium product line strategy. The product is well defined for the core affluent segment in our region. It is truly an innovative product with great rewards and travel benefits providing a seamless travel experience," he added.-TradeArabia News Service