Jumeirah Group, the global hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, announced two more properties have been selected to join the American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts (FHR) programme in 2016. The programme enables American Express Platinum Card® Members, to book through Fine Hotels and Resorts and enjoy access to complimentary benefits and competitive rates at over 815 properties worldwide. Amex FHR received applications from over 700 hotels hoping to become members.
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi and Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives have joined FHR, which brings the total number of Jumeirah Hotels in the prestigious programme to eight. The existing hotel members include Grosvenor House Apartments by Jumeirah Living in London, Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto in Rome, Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Dar al Masyaf Jumeirah in Dubai and Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel and Spa in Mallorca, Spain.
Stefan Fuchs, General Manager, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, said: “We are delighted to be part of the exclusive American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts programme which is an honour and recognition for the team.”
David Stepetic, General Manager, Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, said: “We are proud to have been selected to join the programme which offers American Express card members exclusive benefits. Located 400km from the capital Malé, our island hideaway is surrounded by the exotic beauty of the Indian Ocean and offers some of the most remote luxury to be found on earth.”
Rena A Pandya, Director, Strategic Lodging Partnerships, American Express Travel & Lifestyle Services, said: "Fine Hotels and Resorts is thrilled to continue to grow our successful partnership with Jumeirah. Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah at Etihad Towers will provide our premium Card Members with the unique, 5-star luxury experiences they seek and will be a wonderful addition to our portfolio.”