Mastercard and CIH BANK organize the 2nd edition of the “World Elite Cup” tournament with “Priceless” experiences for World Elite cardholders

October 11, 2022 | Casablanca, Morocco
  • CIH BANK World Elite cardholders in Morocco treated to a coaching clinic from two of golf’s international big hitters

Casablanca, Morocco; 11 October 2022:  Mastercard and CIH BANK organized the second edition of their annual “World Elite Cup”. Held at a prestigious golf course in Casablanca/Bouskoura, this

They were Michael Campbell, former US Open champion and winner of the HSBC World Match Play Championship, and Rachel Drummond, a member of the Ladies European Tour and currently a presenter on EuroPro on Sky Sports Golf. These two renowned golfers were able to conduct a golf clinic for the benefit of the participants, as well as present prizes to the winners who stood out throughout the day.

Organized around the theme ‘Around the World’, this year’s World Elite Cup welcomed more than 170 participants (golfers and guests) to a top-notch golf course, where they discovered several Priceless cities throughout the day. The closing ceremony was marked by a final Priceless surprise with the presence of the famous singer Enrico Macias, who performed several original songs from his extensive repertoire.

Commenting on this exclusive event, Lotfi Sekkat, Chairman and CEO of CIH Bank said: “The world Elite card was a great success with our VIP clients during the first edition of the World Elite Cup” golf tournament held last year. Today we are delighted to welcome them once again to this golf tournament. We are also pleased to extend our partnership with Mastercard to further modernize the payment ecosystem in Morocco and bring even more innovative banking solutions.”

Mohamed Benomar, Managing Director MENA West, Mastercard, said: “In today’s fast-paced world, consumers are increasingly looking for payment solutions that are fast, convenient, and secure. With the World Elite card, we are offering consumers a premium package of benefits and unique experiences, as well as inviting them to take part in the must-attend the World Elite Cup event, which we were delighted to host for a second year with our partner CIH BANK.”

The Mastercard World Elite card is currently the most premium bank card on the market. It offers cardholders an unparalleled range of travel, lifestyle, and insurance benefits. These include access to luxury experiences and shopping opportunities in cities around the world, as well as multiple car rental discounts, free nights at many hotels and resorts, and access to premium air services.

In addition, cardholders benefit from a dedicated 24/7 concierge service that provides them with an array of exclusive services. The World Elite also offers its users unlimited access to over 900 VIP lounges in multiple airports around the world as well as numerous benefits including travel medical insurance, collision insurance, baggage protection, and shopping.

Mastercard and CIH BANK have a portfolio of 2.5 million cards and have been collaborating for many years. Both companies share the mutual ambition to strongly contribute to accelerate digital financial inclusion in Morocco, by offering Moroccan users more innovative and efficient digital payment solutions.

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