QNB and Mastercard launch Qatar’s First Mastercard® World Elite Exclusive™

Posted on : Sun, 17 Jan 2021

Doha, 17 January 2021 – QNB, the largest financial institution in Middle East and Africa, in partnership with Mastercard, has officially launched Qatar’s first Mastercard® World Elite Exclusive™. The card is the most exclusive within the Mastercard product suite and will be available to QNB Private Banking customers on an invitation-only basis. 

The stylish metal-hybrid card offers cardholders a unique experience to suit the requirements of QNB’s elite customers. The card offers an extensive range of lifestyle privileges though Louis Fourteen, including access to personalized lifestyle management services, unique rewards, reduced waiting time at the world’s most coveted restaurants, and private dining experiences with renowned Michelin-Star Chefs. Other benefits include the ability to locate, source, and deliver unattainable luxury items, at the world’s most celebrated retail establishments.

Mr. Adel Khashabi, General Manager, QNB Group Asset & Wealth Management said: “Drawing on our global expertise and deep understanding of our ever-changing customer needs and demands, we are very proud to have designed this tailor-made product. We pride ourselves on being the first bank in Qatar to offer this card to selected customers through our strategic partnership with Mastercard.”

“The launch of QNB’s Mastercard® World Elite Exclusive™ metal-hybrid credit card is another testament to our customer-centric approach and market-leading offerings. We continue to invest and innovate in technology to ensure that our customers’ demands and changing lifestyle needs are met.”, he added.

Nadia Ghissassi, Mastercard Country Manager for Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq & Oman said: “The GCC is home to a growing affluent market, with consumers increasingly seeking new tailor-made, exclusive and curated lifestyle experiences. A first for Qatar, the QNB Mastercard® World Elite Exclusive™ caters to these evolving needs, giving cardholders a host of unparalleled benefits and unmatched experiences. We’re pleased to build on our longstanding relationship with QNB to introduce game-changing products that provide Priceless benefits to their lives.”

QNB continues to be the forerunner in launching highly relevant, safe and technologically advanced payment products in the market. The new sophisticated offering combines the latest technology and safety features available in the global payments industry, including contactless payment features.

QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is more than 28,000 serving 20 million customers operating through 1,000 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.