American Express and Hilton Launch Cobrand Cards in Japan
Hilton Honors American Express Card and Hilton Honors American Express Premium Card now available to residents of Japan, marking first international Hilton Honors American Express Cobrand Card
TOKYO - American Express (NYSE: AXP) and Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the launch of two new cobrand cards: the Hilton Honors American Express Card and the Hilton Honors American Express Premium Card. Now available exclusively to residents of Japan, these new Hilton Honors American Express Cards offer customers the opportunity to earn Hilton Honors Bonus Points on everyday spending, like supermarkets, restaurants and department stores, as well as on eligible purchases at more than 6,400 Hilton properties in 119 countries and territories worldwide. This is the first time Hilton Honors American Express cobrand cards have been made available to customers outside the United States since Hilton and American Express launched the cobrand cards in the U.S. 25 years ago.
Hilton Honors American Express Card and Hilton Honors American Express Premium Card Members will have access to a unique range of benefits and rewards, including complimentary Hilton Honors Gold status and Weekend Night Rewards upon annual Card renewals. Card Members will also be backed by the benefits, services and protections of American Express.
“American Express and Hilton share a deep commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience and are honored to bring this experience to Card Members in Japan for the first time,” said Shigeyuki Tomomatsu, vice president of product line development and digital acquisition for Japan. “Even in such an uncertain period, we believe passion for travel remains undimmed and how we are spending time at a destination will become more important. At a time when we aspire for the future travel, we will work together to back customers in Japan and offer a host of unique experiences at Hilton properties nationwide and, once the pandemic has eased, around the world.”
“We are excited to build on our longstanding partnership with American Express to provide residents of Japan differentiated Card offerings to elevate their Hilton experience,” added Alan Watts, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton. “These Cards are designed with both frequent and occasional travelers in mind, whether they are looking for a short stay near home or are saving up for an overseas trip, once they feel it is safe to do so.”
For more information on Hilton Honors American Express Card and Hilton Honors American Express Premium Card, please visit the official website (Japanese): http://hiltoncards.jp/
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About Hilton Honors
Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,600 properties in 119 countries and territories. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also have access to contactless technology exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app, where members can check in, choose their room and access their room using Digital Key. Hilton Honors offers its more than 118 million members hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points, including with select co-branded credit cards. Members can redeem Points for free nights, purchases on Amazon, charitable contributions and more. The program is free to join and travelers can enroll online at hiltonhonors.com. Learn more about Hilton Honors at newsroom.hilton.com/hiltonhonors, and follow Hilton Honors on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,600 properties and more than 1 million rooms, in 119 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2020 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2020 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 118 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.Download Article Photos