Dubai, UAE – 22 May, 2013 – Standard Chartered Bank's MasterCard Titanium Credit Card won the “Best New Credit Card in the Middle East” award during the Cards Middle East Forum 2013. The Standard Chartered Titanium Credit Card has been recognized for offering first-in-the-market cashback incentives and privileges on the everyday spend of cardholders in the UAE.
The Standard Chartered Titanium MasterCard Credit Card which features Chip and PIN technology provides cardholders with up to 10% cash back on purchases from all supermarkets in the UAE, all utility bill payments and even school fees payments. Cardholders also get up to 50% discount on all movie ticket purchases at VOX Cinemas and various dining outlets in the UAE.
Khalid El Gibaly, Regional Head of Consumer Banking, UAE and Middle East, Standard Chartered, said:“The Titanium MasterCard Credit Card has been very well received in the UAE market. It comes as part of a series of value-added products that Standard Chartered is introducing to the UAE market this year. The ‘Best New Credit Card in the Middle East' award is testament to the success of our customer-focused approach which aims to reward and add unique value to the specific financial needs of our customers.”
In addition to the cashback offers, Standard Chartered's Privileges Program offers cardholders more than 600 offers at dining, retail and entertainment outlets. To facilitate access to the exclusive offers available in the program, Standard Chartered developed an iPhone application that facilitates instant access to all the features and offers the card has to offer.
The Cards Middle East Forum 2013 was organized as part of the Cards and Payments Middle East 2013, the region's largest smart card, payment and ID event that showcased the next wave of innovation, products and technology from 200 world leading exhibitors.
Earlier this month, Standard Chartered launched the Standard Chartered Visa Infinite credit card, the UAE's most exclusive credit card, offering a wide array of luxury lifestyle privileges and unparalleled convenience to cardholders.
Standard Chartered has been operating in the UAE since 1958 and operates the largest distribution network among international banks with 11 branches, five Electronic Banking Units and more than 130 ATMs and CDMs.