SAN FRANCISCO--()--Today, Visa announced the creation of a VIP Lounge available exclusively to Visa Chase Cardmembers during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Visa’s VIP Lounge will offer a complimentary retreat in the center of the city for Visa Chase Cardmembers to enjoy while attending the Olympic Games.
The VIP Lounge will also host a series of meet-and-greet events for Visa Chase Cardmembers to attend with Olympic athletes, who will sign autographs, tell their personal Olympic stories and pose for photographs with cardmembers.
Additionally, the VIP Lounge has partnered with celebrity Chef Morimoto to create a pop-up restaurant at the venue throughout the Olympic Games. Visa Chase Cardmembers will enjoy a wide selection of Iron Chef Morimoto’s favorite dishes from his Asian-inspired menu as well as his take on more traditional British and American fare.
Cardmembers can view a full schedule of special events and make a reservation for these extraordinary experiences at www.VisaVIPLounge.com/Chase to guarantee a spot. General admission to the VIP Lounge during the events and throughout the day is complimentary and does not require a reservation; cardmembers will simply show their Visa Card issued by Chase to enter.
The VIP Lounge will be open daily from 10am – midnight GMT, July 26th through August 12th, 2012. The venue is situated in the heart of the West End at 116 Pall Mall, a short walk from the Piccadilly Tube Station and major hotels.
Special Features at the VIP Lounge every day include:
- Chef Morimoto Culinary Experiences from 6-10pm GMT nightly
- Olympic Athlete meet-and-greet events
- Continental breakfast, lunch, tea, snacks, and beverages throughout the day
- More than 15 HDTVs
- Wi-Fi & Computer access
- Concierge Services and phone recharging
And, in the spirit of The Games, the VIP Lounge will be giving away a commemorative gift for first time visitors. In addition, the VIP Lounge will provide a keepsake for those in the lounge each time the U.S. wins a medal.
For more information on the VIP Lounge, a full list of daily features, a schedule of special events, and VIP Lounge entrance eligibility, please visit www.VisaVIPLounge.com/Chase.
About Visa Inc.
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. Underpinning digital currency is one of the world's most advanced processing networks--VisaNet--that is capable of handling more than 20,000 transactions a second, with fraud protection for consumers and guaranteed payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank, and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa's innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. For more information, visit www.corporate.visa.com.
Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Chase serves more than 50 million consumers and small businesses through more than 5,500 bank branches, 17,500 ATMs, credit cards, mortgage offices, and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships. More information about Chase is available at www.chase.com.
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