January 14th 2016
ABK’s Emirates credit and prepaid travel cards take Kuwait by storm!
Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) recently announced that it has won the ‘Best Customer Loyalty Program in Kuwait’ award from Banker Middle East, one of the region’s leading banking industry magazines. The award, which was won in recognition of the Bank's exceptional ABK Emirates credit and prepaid card program, has been a hit since its launch.
The success of ABK Emirates credit and prepaid cards is testament to the Bank’s clear understanding of its customers’ needs and the excellence in the services it provides. These include the ABK Emirates Visa Infinite card, the ABK Emirates Visa Signature cards, and the ABK Emirates Visa Gold Prepaid Travel Card, for which the Bank was awarded the ‘Prepaid Marketing – Best Use of Segmentation 2015’ Award by Visa International. They also include the ABK Emirates credit and prepaid card program, for which the Bank recently announced the ‘Billionth Mile’ landmark since the launch of the partnership in 2002, in partnership with Emirates Airline.
The ABK Emirates credit and prepaid card program, gives access to an exclusive set of benefits that are specifically designed for premium customers and promises to deliver rewards, recognition and a regular stream of benefits, features and services. As ‘Signature’ and ‘Infinite’ cardholders, customers are automatically enrolled in the award-winning frequent flyer program of Emirates Airline; Emirates Skywards, which grants cardholders ‘Skyward Miles’ that can be used for reward tickets, upgrades, or other rewards offers by the program. In addition to earning Skywards Miles on local and international spends, new Signature and Infinite Cardholders are rewarded with up to 10,000 bonus Miles.
Customers also receive complimentary airport lounge access at over 550 airports worldwide through the LoungeKey program.
Commenting on the Bank’s achievement, Garry Ceaplen, AGM Retail Banking at ABK said, “It is an honor for ABK to be presented with the ‘Best Customer Loyalty Program in Kuwait’ award. We continuously seek partnerships that present our customers with additional benefits to make every experience with the Bank an enjoyable and unique one. I would like to thank the judging committee for recognizing the effort and the success of the program. I would also like to congratulate the ABK team and the Emirates airline team on a job well done in successfully jointly managing this product”.
Dr Nejib Ben Khedher, Senior Vice President, Emirates Skywards said: “Emirates Skywards continues to earn industry and consumer awards thanks to an innovative repertoire of rewards for our members. We also look for ways to add value and further improve our products, and we are confident that our partnership with ABK will continue to grow from strength to strength in Kuwait.”
For more information on Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait please contact an ABK representative via ‘Ahli Chat’ or by contacting a customer service agent via ‘Ahlan Ahli’ at 1899899.
About Emirates Skywards:
Emirates Skywards, the award-winning frequent flyer program of Emirates, offers four tiers of membership - Blue, Silver, Gold and Platinum - with each membership tier providing exclusive privileges. Emirates Skywards members earn Skywards Miles when they fly on Emirates or partner airlines, or when they use the program’s designated hotels, car rentals, financial, leisure and lifestyle partners. Skywards Miles can be redeemed for an extensive range of rewards, including tickets on Emirates and other Emirates Skywards partner airlines, flight upgrades, hotel accommodation, excursions and exclusive shopping. Visit Emirates Skywards online at: www.emirates.com/skywards