Mexico City (September 11, 2014) – MasterCard and Thanks Again LLC have partnered to launch a rewards program aimed at consumers in the Latin America and Caribbean region, with Mexican MasterCard cardholders the first to enjoy the program benefits.
Offered exclusively to MasterCard cardholders, the program is free and provides the opportunity to earn additional rewards such as airline miles or hotel points when shopping, dining, or parking in over 170 airports throughout the United States. Thanks Again rewards partners include Club Premier® and – coming soon – Fiesta Rewards®, Groupo Posadas’ frequent guest program.
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“We are excited about this unique partnership with Thanks Again,” said Juan Pablo Vivas, Vice President of Products for MasterCard in Mexico and Central America. “As a result of this partnership, our cardholders will now have the opportunity to earn more airline miles or hotel points when they travel in the U.S., and soon at participating businesses throughout Mexico.”
Program registration takes only 2-3 minutes, and is completely secure and free, at www.in.thanksagain.com.mx.
Thanks Again CEO Marc Ellis asserted, “It is an honor to partner with MasterCard in our first significant expansion outside the United States.” Thanks Again Director Latin America and Caribbean (LAC), Ericka Iturriaga, added, “Thanks Again is excited to offer unique benefits to MasterCard cardholders throughout the LAC region.”
This partnership expands the suite of services and benefits that MasterCard offers to travelers in global acceptance, personalized services and the Priceless® Cities program — a program that provides a variety of benefits, offers and experiences in Mexico and 38 major cities worldwide.
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About Thanks Again
Thanks Again®, headquartered in Atlanta, has uniquely established itself as a global coalition loyalty brand. Its turnkey engagement and loyalty solution links members of the most popular rewards programs to airport parking, shopping and dining operators and local businesses to stimulate commerce, loyalty, and customer value.
Through direct partnerships with the three leading international payment card networks, including MasterCard, Thanks Again is positioned for significant global expansion in enrolled members, loyalty program partners, airport clients and off-airport businesses. For more information, visit www.in.thanksagain.com.mx.
About Club Premier®
Premier Loyalty & Marketing was founded in 2010 to operate the coalition loyalty program Club Premier. Shareholders of Premier Loyalty & Marketing are Aeromexico and Aimia, a global leader in loyalty. Members can use their miles to buy Premier travel for more than 1,000 destinations worldwide, stays at 50,000 hotels, plus more than 5,000 items ranging from electronics to jewelry as well as unique experiences participating in auctions and Gaming. For more information, visit www.clubpremier.com.
About Grupo Posadas
Posadas is the largest Mexican hotel operator with more than 120 hotels and over 20,000 rooms in beach and city destinations located throughout the country. Thanks to the positioning of their brands Live Aqua, Fiesta Americana Grand, Fiesta Americana, The Explorean by Fiesta Americana, Fiesta Inn, Gamma, and One Hoteles, Posadas is an internationally recognized Mexican company. Posadas’ industry leadership has been recognized by several organizations and publications, including the International Association of Hotels & Restaurants, which places Posadas among the 70 largest hotel operators in the world. Posadas has been listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange since 1992. For more information, visit: www.posadas.com.
Ericka Iturriaga, Thanks Again, 1 (333) 648 9900, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marc Ellis, Thanks Again, 1 (770) 969 1311, email@example.com
Roberto Vila, MasterCard, (55) 5480 8031, Roberto_Vila@mastercard.com
Odra Andrade, Ink PR, (55) 5207 3330, Odra@inkpr.com.mx
Daniela Antuna, Premier Club, (55) 9132 5028, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sai Irene Sánchez, Posadas, (55) 5201 8286 email@example.com