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Travel Portal and Credit Card Solution to serve as Travel Concierge Service for Region’s Travel Lovers.
Dubai, 11 May, 2015: Hot on the heels of the region’s largest travel event, Arabian Travel Market, Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa has announced a unique new financial proposition specially designed for the region’s travel lovers. Voyager by Najm, launched by the group’s dedicated financial services arm Majid Al Futtaim Finance, is unlike any other financial travel product: it serves as a travel concierge service that provides unrivalled benefits and rewards to all types of travellers across the region.
With a recent study by Visa that revealed a staggering 95 per cent of UAE respondents were planning to travel for leisure within the next year, Majid Al Futtaim Finance hopes to capitalise on the booming travel sector by providing travellers with a simplified travel planning and payment solution in Voyager.
Powered by the Expedia Affiliate Network, Voyager offers a unique solution combining an online travel portal najmvoyager.com that allows customers access to hundreds of unique deals that are tailor-made to their needs. In addition, the Voyager credit card is designed to accelerate the benefits of the portal by giving them more miles, more cashback and unlimited global travel options, including access to over 400 Airlines, 175,000 hotels, premium car hire and, lifestyle experiences to name a few.
Commenting on the launch, Rasool Hujair, CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Finance said: “At Majid Al Futtaim Finance, we are genuinely committed to putting customers at the heart of everything we do, with a strategy that focused on developing cutting-edge platforms, products and services that are designed to transform the payment industry across the Middle East. Voyager is a perfect example of this strategy in action – it is a product that goes beyond a simple travel reward scheme to offer the increasing number of travel lovers in the region with a lifestyle solution that not only provides them with extensive savings but is like having their own personal concierge service to make their travel experience the best it can be.
He continued: “As the UAE continues to grow into a global travel hub, we are offering a platform that continuously delivers great moments for customers, through seamless and worry-free transactions.”
Through najmvoyager.com, Voyager members can book flights, hotels, car hire and holiday packages in one go and at unmatched prices, all designed to make their lives easier through a seamless, simple and comprehensive Voyager online redemption and booking process. The portal can also handle visa requirements, as well as suggest travel guides and customized packages, through which points are redeemable.
Available in Signature, Platinum and Gold, the Voyager credit card opens the door to a variety of mix-and-match travel possibilities. For starters, customers receive between
40,000 – 100,000 Voyager rewards when they sign-up, depending on what type of card they chose. The Voyager card also allows for instant redemption with no blackout dates, and double the accumulation of reward points, with the ability to earn both Frequent Flyer Miles and hotel loyalty points simultaneously.
Customers are eligible to receive up to 50% cashback when purchasing and redeeming travel packages with their Voyager card, which also offers unlimited access to over 500 airport lounges worldwide, complimentary airport transfers, in addition to a variety of benefits across Majid Al Futtaim attractions including Buy 1 Get 1 Free on VOX Cinema tickets and popcorn, and discounts of up to 30% at a range of family attractions such as Football Planet, iFly, Little Explorers and Ski Dubai.
Majid Al Futtaim Finance prides itself on being more than just a payment company, offering a wide range of high-quality, value-added and efficient financial services solutions and products targeted to meet the financial needs of our B2C and B2B customers and including credit cards, pre-paid cards. Voyager by Najm is the latest addition to the Najm portfolio including the Najm Visa Platinum, Najm Visa Gold, Najm Visa Silver and Najm Visa Blue credit cards.