Top News Marriott rolls out co-branded hotel credit card By TTG Asia / Posted on 1 April, 2021 14:52 Marriott International has launched the Marriott Bonvoy The BEST Shinhan Card, offered exclusively by Visa, enabling cardholders to accelerate the number of Marriott Bonvoy points they earn, which can be redeemed for free nights at the brand’s hotels around the world. Touted as “the first hotel industry credit card in South Korea”, cardholders can earn Marriott Bonvoy points and enjoy member benefits that come with elite status. For an annual fee of 267,000 won (US$236), with Marriott Bonvoy The BEST Shinhan Card, cardholders enjoy rich earn ratios and become a Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite member upon sign-up. Platinum Elite Status is also more achievable with cardholders enjoying 5,000 bonus points after spending 10 million won, and 10,000 bonus points after spending 20 million won. Cardholders will immediately be awarded Platinum status upon 60 million won spend in an accounting year.