Mastercard Partners with Ooredoo Maldives, giving Mastercard Cardholders Exclusive Benefits in the Maldives!

November 9, 2023 | Male, Maldives

Ooredoo Maldives today announced a strategic partnership with Mastercard - a global technology company in the payments industry with the aim to enable easy access to connectivity services for travellers using Mastercard. This collaboration is set to upgrade the customer experience for Mastercard cardholders traveling to the Maldives with exclusive offers and benefits offering value added services.

The partnership was announced during a signing ceremony held at Ooredoo Maldives headquarter in the presence of Mastercard’s Chief Operating Officer for South Asia, Vikas Varma, the company’s Country Manager for Sri Lanka and Maldives, Sandun Hapugoda, along with the Managing Director & CEO of Ooredoo Maldives, Khalid Al-Hamadi.

Under the partnership, we are offering tourists traveling to the Maldives a special Bonus Data offer for Mastercard cardholders. Ooredoo Tourist SIM comprises of two plans - $40 and $50 pack offering 20GB and 100GB Data respectively. Tourists who make the payment via Mastercard will now receive up to 60% more Data. Mastercard cardholders opting for $40 plan will now receive 30GB Data and 120GB Data for $50 plan including the Mastercard Exclusive Bonus Data.

"At Ooredoo Maldives, our commitment to delivering exceptional services and enhancing our customers' lives is unwavering. Our collaboration with Mastercard is a testament to our dedication to creating unparalleled experiences for our customers. Together, we will introduce a range of exciting offers and collaborations that will undoubtedly delight our customers as well as the Mastercard cardholders." Managing Director & CEO of Ooredoo Maldives, Khalid Al Hamadi

Vikas Varma, Chief Operating Officer, South Asia, Mastercard, said, “Mastercard is pleased to collaborate with Ooredoo to bring exclusive benefits to cardholders visiting the Maldives islands. This association will create added value for travellers, allowing them to unlock additional high-speed data and be connected throughout their stay. Mastercard has been committed to forging new collaborations to enhance the leisure and travel experience of its cardholders.”

With this strategic partnership, Ooredoo Maldives and Mastercard aim to unlock a new level of convenience and value for mastercard cardholders, combining their expertise to provide unparalleled services. Travelers visiting the Maldives can look forward to an array of exclusive benefits designed to enhance their experience through reliable connectivity on the best network in the Maldives, making their stay even more memorable.

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Tarun Nagrani, Mastercard

About Ooredoo Maldives

Ooredoo Maldives provides an innovative range of voice, data, broadband, content and enterprise services tailored to the growing needs of today’s consumers and businesses. Guided by its vision of enriching people’s lives and its belief that it can stimulate human growth by leveraging communications to help people achieve their full potential, Ooredoo Maldives has transformed the digital lives of communities across the Maldives.

Ooredoo Maldives generated revenues of MVR 1,787 million and a Profit after Tax of MVR 465 million as of 31st December 2021. Its shares are listed on the Maldives Stock Exchange.

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