MUSCAT, June 2018
Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, recently organised a celebration ceremony for the 15 winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ packages, in the Bank Muscat’s head office in the presence of Waleed Al Hashar, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Bank Muscat and members of the management of the bank. In step with the Bank’s ‘To serve you better, everyday’ vision and thanks to the partnership with Visa, football enthusiasts in Oman have the unique opportunity to experience the thrills and excitement of the crowning glory of world football in Russia.
Each exclusive FIFA World Cup™ package includes match tickets for 2 persons (winner + 1), special seating at the stadium, hotel accommodation, transportation in Russia with one-day excursion, Business Class air travel to Russia and Visa pre-paid card loaded with $450. Winners selected from the Bank’s Private banking, asalah Priority banking, al Jawhar Privilege banking customer segments and other customers with Visa credit cards. All Bank Muscat cardholders required to use their Visa credit cards to qualify.
At the celebration ceremony, the winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ packages were delighted with the win and expressed their excitement for great opportunity provided by Bank Muscat to witness the matches in Russia and to enjoy the historical and tourist attractions of the Republic of Russia, stressing that Bank Muscat is always a pioneer in organizing such events and marketing campaigns and a pioneer in providing various banking services and facilities.
On this occasion, Amjad Al Lawati, AGM - Cards & e-Banking at Bank Muscat, congratulated all the winners who will realize the dream of following the 2018 FIFA World Cup directly. The major marketing campaign on Visa Credit Cards launched by Bank Muscat during the last period has been a great success with great excitement by the public of to win the exciting prizes. Amjad added “we are pleased to partner again with FIFA and Visa to organize 2018 FIFA World Cup™ campaign and give opportunities to the Bank's customers to interact and participate in this global event, stressing that Bank Muscat continues to launch various initiatives and campaigns to keep abreast of the various events and developments that occur at the level of Region and world.”
All existing Bank Muscat Visa credit cardholders who used their cards till 31 May 2018 automatically entered into the draw to win an all-expenses paid trip to 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in Russia. Every RO 10 card transaction spent entitled customers to one chance for the draw. More the customers used their Visa credit card, more the chances to win.
Spicing up the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ experience, Bank Muscat, in association with Visa, is offering a limited edition 2018 FIFA World Cup™ credit card. The exclusive Bank Muscat Visa card celebrating the crowning glory of world football is a collector’s item that can be used locally and around the world. Salary assignment to the Bank is not a pre-requisite to acquire the special edition card, which is available in all Bank Muscat branches across the Sultanate.
The exclusive 2018 FIFA World Cup™ card is an attractive memorabilia complementing a lifetime opportunity facilitated by the Bank, in association with Visa, to experience the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ excitement in Russia. The card offers enhanced security and convenience with attractive benefits to customers. For the first time in Oman, the Visa Classic card is issued in the Visa easy read format which provides a full visual of the FIFA World Cup trophy on the card.
The wide range of Bank Muscat cards, which spell convenience and security, is the preferred mode of payment in Oman. The Bank’s strategy is to motivate a change in consumer behaviour that makes ‘payment by cards’ both a habit and preference, thereby promoting electronic payment in the country. Embedded with electronic chip, the cards ensure maximum protection and peace of mind to Bank Muscat customers.