GUWAHATI, Aug 24: In a strategic collaboration, HDFC Bank, a leading private sector bank in India, has partnered with Marriott Bonvoy, the renowned travel program by Marriott International, to introduce the ‘Marriott Bonvoy HDFC Bank Credit Card.’ This innovative credit card, which operates on Diners Club®, part of the Discover Global Network, aims to set new standards in travel rewards within the Indian market. The ‘Marriott Bonvoy HDFC Bank Credit Card’ merges the strengths of these two renowned brands, offering an extensive array of travel benefits to consumers. One of the standout features of this co-branded credit card is the Silver Elite Status with Marriott Bonvoy. This elite status comes with a host of exclusive benefits, including priority late checkout, access to exclusive member rates, bonus Marriott Bonvoy points, and much more. Ranju Alex, Area Vice-President, South Asia, Marriott International, expressed her excitement about the launch, stating, “We are excited to launch our first Marriott Bonvoy co-branded credit card in India, following successful launches in Japan and South Korea. With the potential to open the world of travel to a new generation of Indian explorers, the combination of benefits from two powerful brands underscores our commitment to providing members with more ways to earn through everyday purchases. More importantly, this collaboration accentuates our holistic vision of hospitality and allows us to add personalized benefits for our members that extend beyond hotel stays.” Chris Winter, Vice President of International Markets at Diners Club International, highlighted the value of this partnership for travelers, saying, “Cardholders who favor travel rewards cards will also value access to travel benefits and privileges that Diners Club offers in the market and globally. Our unique partnership model has built a strong acceptance footprint around the world to benefit those that travel both for work and pleasure, as well as those using the card for everyday local spend.”
This collaboration between HDFC Bank and Marriott Bonvoy promises to redefine the travel credit card landscape in India, offering cardholders a plethora of travel benefits and rewards, and ultimately enhancing their travel experiences in a variety of exciting ways.