UnionPay launches expanded tourist destination preferential program
- Posted by Daniel Meesak
- On 1st December 2015
- discounts, payment, program, refund, shopping, tourism, unionpay
UnionPay International is launching an updated and more inclusive version of its preferential program for tourist destinations, dubbed “40 Selected Tourist Destinations Worldwide” Preferential Program. The program is granting Chinese and international UnionPay cardholders special discounts and privileges when they are traveling abroad to any of the 40 destinations included in the program.
The preferential program includes discounts and special privileges for the most typical tourism products such as hotel nights and air tickets, but is as of this year also including a large range of local entertainment, shopping, spas, museums, and experiences such as golf and diving. The preferential program offers cardholders discounts of up to 15% at selected retailers, and also includes the opportunity for cash refunds from offline purchases to Chinese travellers as they return from their trips overseas.
The program’s ambition is to offer UnionPay cardholders a seamless experience in regards to payments on their overseas trips and to encourage them to visit tourism service providers that UnionPay has entered partnerships with – in exchange for discounts. In addition, the program is set to support local tourism service providers in attracting more Chinese visitors and to encourage spending by Chinese tourists by offering a more seamless, discounted, shopping experience.
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Source: UnionPay International