Emirates NBD launches daily deal website powered by Cobone
Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, announced today the launch of ‘Done Deals,’ an exclusive daily deals offer platform for their Credit and Debit cardholders. Powered by Cobone, an award winning website and the biggest daily deals platform in the region, ‘Done Deals' will offer Emirates NBD card holders an opportunity to access a wide range of exclusive discounts across various product and service categories like lifestyle, leisure, premium deals, electronics, fashion, mall deals and travel packages. Done Deals is the first of its kind offering by a bank in the UAE for its customers.
The launch of Emirates NBD Done Deals is in line with the bank’s objective to leverage the growing market trend towards e-commerce, and offer tailored services to meet the ever evolving needs of customers. Deals on the website will be exclusive for the bank’s cardholders, who will be required to register and pay with their Emirates NBD-branded credit and debit cards. Emirates NBD also plans to re-launch its online hotel booking engine in association with Cobone to offer customers the best rates on local and international hotel bookings.
“In the past year, Emirates NBD has noticed the significant growth in e-commerce in the UAE, with discount-savvy customers constantly going online to look for the best deals available in the market,” said R. Sivaram, Senior Vice President and Cards Business Head, Emirates NBD. “The new deals website reflects our position as a leader in providing customer-centric and value added services to all our loyal cardholders.”
Saif Al Mansoori, Deputy Head - Group Marketing and Branding, Emirates NBD said: “At Emirates NBD our strategy is to partner with leading establishments to provide our customers with best value and experiences. We are delighted to partner with Cobone who have pioneered the development of the fast growing daily deals Category and hope to leverage their best practices to better service our cardholders.“
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Emirates NBD on the launch of this new service,” said Paul Kenny, Chief Executive Officer of Cobone. “We believe that the new Emirates NBD deals website will give the bank’s cardholders an exclusive platform to access a wide range of specially sourced deals offered by our partners across the country.”
“Cobone is proud to announce that our launch partners for this exciting new platform include Tim Hortons, Al Farooj, Just Falafel and The Belhasa Group amongst others. In addition, we look forward to providing Emirates NBD card holders amazing travel offers from our network of hospitality partners worldwide,” said Vikram Ahuja, Director of Product & Partnerships at Cobone.
Emirates NBD, the leading banking group in the region, was formed on 19 June 1963, when H.H. Late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum signed the Charter of Incorporation of the National Bank of Dubai (NBD) which became the first National Bank established in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With the blessings of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, NBD merged with Emirates Bank International (EBI) on 06 March 2007, to form Emirates NBD, the largest banking group in the region by assets. On 16 October 2007, the shares of Emirates NBD were officially listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM). The merger between EBI and NBD to create Emirates NBD, became a regional consolidation blueprint for the banking and finance sector as it combined the second and fourth largest banks in the UAE to form a banking champion capable of delivering enhanced value across corporate, retail, private, Islamic and investment banking throughout the region.
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