Marriott International Named Official Lodging and Lodging Loyalty Partner for Coca-Cola Arena
Marriott International today announced a strategic partnership with Coca-Cola Arena as the Official Lodging and Lodging Loyalty Partner as part of a global partnership with AEG Venues & Festivals Worldwide. The five-year partnership will provide members of the company’s newly unveiled travel program Marriott Bonvoy, exclusive access to world-class events and unrivalled experiences through the ‘Moments’ platform.
The partnership kicked off with access to one of 2019’s most anticipated concerts, three-time Grammy winners Maroon 5, as they rocked the roof off Coca-Cola Arena with an enthralling performance. Loyalty members can now watch world-class entertainment events from the Marriott Bonvoy Luxury Suite or Premium Bowl Seating at Coca-Cola Arena through redemption of their loyalty points. Upcoming Moments experiences include access to The 1975, Westlife and Tony Robbins performances. To reserve spaces members can log on to https://moments.marriottbonvoy.com/partners/coca-cola-arena-dubai
“We are committed to providing our guests around the world with lasting memories and enriching experiences and continue to seek partnerships such as AEG Venues & Festivals, to bring unique experiences and exclusive access to our loyalty members,” said Neal Jones, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Middle East and Africa Marriott International.
AEG Ogden’s CEO of Coca-Cola Arena Guy Ngata added: “Coca-Cola Arena is extremely proud to welcome Marriott International to the family as the Official Lodging and Lodging Loyalty Partner. We are delighted to continue the great global relationship we have with Marriott International here in Dubai. Both the arena and Marriott International put their customers at the very forefront of their business’s and we are excited to work together providing the very best experiences to our customers.”
Owned by Meraas, Coca-Cola Arena is the MENA region’s largest multi-purpose indoor arena and, by incorporating climate control throughout the building it is the only arena of its kind between Istanbul and Singapore to support a year-round programme of events, even during the hotter summer months. Located at City Walk by Meraas, Coca-Cola Arena is capable of hosting live shows all year round with a capacity of 17,000, including local events, sporting tournaments, e-gaming, comedy, theatre and musical performances, conferences, gala dinners, and weddings.
Marriott Bonvoy is Marriott International’s newly unveiled travel platform. Built on the belief that travel enriches the world and connects people, it offers an extraordinary portfolio of global brands in 131 countries and territories providing endless inspiration for members to keep traveling with passion and purpose. Under one set of unified benefits, Marriott Bonvoy simplifies rewards and offers members a holistic travel experience encompassing much more than a hotel stay.
Since the introduction of unified loyalty benefits in August 2018 under the former Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and SPG, members have been able to seamlessly book stays and earn and redeem points across the entire portfolio and achieve Elite status faster with new Elite tiers. Members now earn on average 20 percent more points per dollar spent.
To enrol or learn more about the program benefits, please visit Marriottbonvoy.com.
Marriott International, is a leading lodging company, operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, The Autograph Collection, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; licenses and manages whole-ownership residential brands, including The Ritz-Carlton Residences, JW Marriott Residences and Marriott Residences; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers.