Starwood Preferred Guest and MasterCard Bring Travellers Closer to their Next Adventure with the Latest Fox Movie Release

Night At The MuseumTM: Secret Of The Tomb

Introducing An Exclusive Trio Of Partnerships Together With Twentieth Century Fox, The Joint Promotion Grants All Mastercard® Cardholders Special Offers At Starwood Hotels & Resorts Across Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE, Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®), an award-winning innovative loyalty programme by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., and MasterCard Worldwide today announced a joint promotional campaign to celebrate the release of the latest adventure-comedy by Twentieth Century Fox, Night at the MuseumTM: Secret of the Tomb. The promotion rewards all MasterCard cardholders who stay and book at Starwood Hotels & Resorts from today till 31 March 2015 with complimentary breakfast for two, late check-out and an additional 10% off the best available rate.

SPG and MasterCard bring travelers closer to their next adventure with the latest Fox Movie release, NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM(TM): SECRET OF THE TOMB


SPG and MasterCard bring travelers closer to their next adventure with the latest Fox Movie release, NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM(TM): SECRET OF THE TOMB

"From strong airline partnerships to experiential partnerships, Starwood Preferred Guest is committed to provide our loyal members and guests with abundant benefits and services; this latest campaign in conjunction with MasterCard and Twentieth Century Fox is a fun and rewarding partnership our guests can look forward to," says Irene Lin, Director, Distribution, Loyalty and Partnerships, Starwood Hotel & Resorts Asia Pacific. "We are giving travellers great reasons to embark on their next adventure or to spend quality time with people that truly matter."

In conjunction with Twentieth Century Fox, SPG members or MasterCard cardholders will get to enjoy exclusive screenings in certain markets in Asia Pacific, including Malaysia and India as well as access to premiere screenings.

From indulging in fairy tale-like glamour of The Castle Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel in the charming city of Dalian, China to sipping signature cocktails and watching gorgeous sunsets at the beaches of The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali, in Indonesia; the latest promotion opens up a world of adventures across Starwood’s compelling lifestyle brands in Asia Pacific, including Sheraton, Westin, Le Meridien, St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, Aloft, and Four Points by Sheraton in the region’s most exciting destinations.

"Travel and entertainment are close to the hearts of many, and we are constantly looking for ways to deliver programs that are both valuable and relevant. We’re pleased to collaborate with Twentieth Century Fox and Starwood Preferred Guest to reward our cardholders with exclusive screenings and travel perks," said Nagesh Devata, Senior Vice President, Acceptance and Merchant Development, MasterCard.

Janice Tay, Executive Marketing Director for Fox Asia Pacific stated, "We are excited to partner with Starwood Preferred Guest and MasterCard in connection with the international release of Night at the MuseumTM: Secret of the Tomb this December. Our beloved characters are back in this wildest and most adventure-filled Night At the Museum ever, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever. We believe that our partners will help us reach new audiences for this beloved franchise and build excitement for the holiday release."

Other hotels that are part of the campaign include the newly opened Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Resort & Spa, W Beijing Chang’an, St Regis Chengdu, Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park among other properties in Asia Pacific; seeking to satisfy myriad travel adventures one may look to embark on. From relaxing resorts basking in rich cultures or exploring epicurean journeys, Starwood is committed to providing the setting and services that make our guests feel extra special.

To enjoy this special promotion, guests must book and stay at participating Starwood hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific via spg.com/mastercardap or spg.com/natmmovie from today to 31 March, 2015, and pay for their stay using a MasterCard card.

For further information, terms and conditions and list of participating hotels and resorts, please visit http://www.spg-asiapacific.com/natmmovie/ap/en/participating.html

About Starwood Preferred Guest

Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®) is an innovative, award-winning frequent traveler program that unites each of Starwood’s 9 distinctive hotel brands and includes more luxury hotels in more destinations around the world.  SPG reinvented the hospitality loyalty landscape when it launched in 1999 with its breakthrough policy of no blackout dates, and over the years has continued its tradition of innovation with enhancements such as Cash + Points, SPG MomentsSM, and most recently Your24™ and SPG Lifetime™.  In addition to Free Night Awards at more than 1,200 hotels and resorts and Award Flights on over 350 major airlines without blackout dates, the Starpoints® that members earn through SPG can be redeemed for access like no other to experiences in music, sports and the arts through SPG Moments. SPG offers the opportunity for meeting and travel professionals to earn rich rewards including Starpoints and elite status through SPG Pro. SPG also has an ongoing commitment to digital innovation to meet the needs of today’s connected global traveler – from the SPG app for iPhone that utilizes state-aware technology to create a more personalized hotel stay to Starwood’s Best Rate Guarantee on SPG.com, to SPG’s integration within various social media platforms.  Offerings such as these have helped SPG build a passionate member base among the world’s most frequent travelers.  Learn more at spg.com, spg.com/pro and spg.com/moments and connect with us on facebook.com/spg, twitter.com/spg, foursquare.com/spg, pinterest.com/spglife, and youtube.com/spg.

About 20th Century Fox Film:

One of the world’s largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, 20th Century Fox Film produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world.  These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of FFE: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios.

About MasterCard

MasterCard (NYSE: MA), www.mastercard.com, is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MasterCardAP, join the discussion on the Cashless Pioneers Blog and subscribe for the latest Engagement Bureau.

About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,200 properties in 100 countries, and 181,400 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Meridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and Element®. The Company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a premier provider of world-class vacation experiences through villa-style resorts and privileged access to Starwood brands. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.

Photo – http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20150109/0861500172