Bangkok, 24 November 2017 – American Express hosted a special dinner for its Platinum Card Members at The Athénée Hotel, Bangkok, a Luxury Collection Hotel where the company introduced a range of new Platinum benefits catering to the needs and lifestyles of Platinum Card Members.
Mr. Marlin Brown, Country Manager of American Express Thailand, said: “American Express introduced the first Platinum Card in Thailand in 1999. In the past 18 years, we’ve tried to give our customers exceptional privileges catering to their discerning lifestyles. We want to continuously exceed our Card Members’ expectations by providing richer travel rewards, access to exclusive experiences, and extraordinary customer service. That’s why I’m pleased to announce these changes.”
Starting in January 2018, Card Members of the American Express Platinum Card can enjoy new benefits. Platinum Card Members will receive a complimentary companion business class ticket when they buy a round-trip Thai Airways Business Class ticket through the Platinum Travel Service, once a year between 1 January and 31 December 2018. This includes popular destinations from Bangkok to Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Phnom Penh, Vientiane, and Yangon.
In addition, they can earn 4 additional Membership Rewards points for every Baht 25 spent overseas in excess of Baht 500,000 between 1 January and 31 December 20181.
These privileges are on top of the existing benefits including access to new lounges in the American Express Global Lounge CollectionSM . Platinum Card Members enjoy unlimited complimentary access to more than 1,000 lounges at over 500 airports in 120 countries and counting. This includes American Express’ recently opened Centurion Lounges at Hong Kong International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport, as well as other popular destinations in San Francisco, New York and Miami.
Our Card Members also continue to get access to a dedicated travel and lifestyle concierge for help with everyday needs to once-in-a-lifetime moments, exclusive events, complimentary access to i.sawan Residential Spa and Club and dining privileges of up to 50% savings at 30 fine dining restaurants.