More Rewards This Summer from American Express and Marriott Executive Apartments Manama Bahrain

Special Rates, Upgrades, Buffet Breakfast and Internet Offered.

Manama, Bahrain, July 17, 2010 --( American Express card members will enjoy a 15% discount on best available room rates when paying with the American Express card for stays at the Marriott Executive Apartments Manama, Bahrain this summer. Additionally, card members will get complimentary breakfast, free unlimited high-speed internet access, 15% discount at Skyw@lk Cafe and room upgrades (subject to availability).

American Express card members will enjoy the special discount at the Marriott Executive Apartments Manama till 31 December 2010.

Marwan Haddad, Director of Sales Marriott Executive Apartments Manama - Bahrain, said: "We are happy to announce this promotion and we are proud to partner with American Express to provide great savings to their card members. We believe this offer will add value to American Express card members when staying at Marriott Executive Apartments as well as when experiencing our restaurant with the 15% discount on the total restaurant bill."

Adel Al-Emadi, Regional Client Manager American Express Middle East, added: "We constantly create innovative offers which are relevant to everyday use of the card and deliver extra value to our card members. Hence, we look for collaborations with well established vendors such as Marriott in Bahrain and I am glad to announce this cooperation."

To book and avail the American Express discount rates, please call your local Marriott toll free reservation number or call +973 17363999 and quote "AX1". To book online, please visit and click on the "check rates and availability" link and ensure to use promotional code "AX1"


About American Express

American Express® Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and Network Services Company founded in 1850. It is a world leader in Charge and Credit Cards, Travellers Cheques, travel, financial planning, business services and insurances.

AMEX (Middle East) B.S.C. (c) – (AEME) established its presence in the Middle East in 1959 and set up its first office in Bahrain in 1979. In 1992, AEME became a joint venture company owned by Mawarid Investment Limited and American Express. The business focus is Cards and Establishment Services.

Operating in 18 markets in the Middle East and North Africa region, AEME issues consumer Charge Cards in the dollar currency with No Pre-set Spending Limits: The Centurion® Card, The Platinum Card®, The American Express® Gold Card, The American Express® Card (Green) as well as Expense Management Solutions for Corporations: The American Express® Corporate Card and The American Express Company® Card. From 2001 AEME has introduced a range of local currency Credit Cards across the region.

About Marriott

Marriott Executive Apartments, the upscale serviced apartment brand of Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) will nearly double in size in the next 36 months to respond to a growing need in many emerging markets for long-term stay lodging for executive expatriates needing spacious housing and hotel amenities. Including Bahrain, Marriott operates 17 Marriott Executive Apartments in 14 countries outside the U.S., and 14 more hotels are planned in countries such as Qatar, Thailand, Egypt, China, India, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 3,400 lodging properties in 70 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, The Autograph Collection, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; licenses and manages whole-ownership residential brands, including The Ritz-Carlton Residences, JW Marriott Residences and Marriott Residences; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and had approximately 137,000 employees at 2009 year-end. It is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the best companies to work for, and by Newsweek as one of the greenest big companies in America. In fiscal year 2009, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly $11 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at, and for the latest company news, visit
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Mohammad Iqbal