Visa Hosts Screening of James Bond .. Movie “Casino Royale” in GCC theatres
Visa International, the world’s leading payment solutions provider, yesterday hosted the pre-screening of the much-awaited James Bond adventure movie “Casino Royale” in Al Fanar Cinema at Al Fanar Shopping Mall in Kuwait. More than 100 guests were invited to enjoy the pre-screening of the action movie, which will launch today in cinemas across the GCC.
Visa’s partnership with Empire International allowed movie-goers in the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and Qatar to be the first in the world to view the latest James Bond movie, with cinemas across the globe launching the movie on November 17.
Commenting on Visa’s sponsorship of the James Bond Casino Royale release in the GCC, Majeed Hujair, General Manager for Kuwait at Visa International Middle East said: “As the leading payment solutions provider, we are delighted to partner with Empire International to make the launch of the much-awaited James Bond Casino Royale possible. It gives us great pleasure to be part of this exclusive event and allow privileged movie-goers in the GCC to be the first to enjoy the movie around the world. We feel events such as this one allow us to add value for all our cardholders and merchants and raise awareness of the convenience and security of paying by card instead of cash in addition to the world wide acceptance of Visa cards.”
Visa connects cardholders, merchants and financial institutions through the world’s largest electronic payments network. Visa products allow buyers and sellers to conduct commerce with ease and confidence in both the physical and virtual worlds. Visa is committed to the sustained growth of electronic payment systems to support the needs of all stakeholders and to drive economic growth.
Visa products currently generate more than $4 trillion in sales volume worldwide. Visa has unsurpassed acceptance at more than 24 million locations worldwide including one million ATMs. For more information, visit www.corporate.visa.com.
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