Diners Club UAE

Diners Club UAE is a franchise of Diners Club International® owned and operated in the UAE by Network International®, Diners Club UAE offers end-to-end payment card solutions for its clients across issuing, acquiring and travel account management.

Diners Club International is owned by Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Established in 1950, Diners Club International became the first multi-purpose charge card in the world,

launching a financial revolution in how consumers and companies pay for products and services. Today, Diners Club is a globally recognized brand serving the payment needs of select and affluent consumers, offering access to more than 500 airport lounges worldwide, and providing corporations and small business owners with a complete array of expense management solutions. With acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories, millions of merchant locations and access to more than 1 million cash access locations and ATMs, Diners Club is uniquely qualified to serve its cardmembers all over the world.

1950

1950

DINERS CLUB BECOMES THE WORLD’S FIRST MULTIPURPOSE CHARGE CARD

1951

MEMBERSHIP REACHES 42,000

1953

INTERNATIONALLY ACCEPTED in UK, Canada and Mexico

1955

The franchise network expands in Europe, Asia and Middle East.

1958

Diners Club enters the travel market

1959

Diners Club is listed on New York Stock Exchange

1960

1967

130 COUNTRIES NOW ACCEPT DINERS CLUB—MORE COUNTRIES THAN ARE IN THE UNITED NATIONS

1969

DINERS CLUB BECOMES THE FIRST CHARGE CARD IN RUSSIA

1970

1974

FIVE OUT OF EVERY SIX CREDIT CARD-CARRYING TOURISTS ENTERING THE UNITED STATES HAVE A DINERS CLUB CARD

1975

DINERS CLUB INTRODUCES THE INDUSTRY’S VERY FIRST CORPORATE CARD PROGRAM.

1980

1980

DINERS CLUB BECOMES THE FIRST CHARGE CARD IN USED IN CHINA.

1981

CITICORP ACQUIRES DINERS CLUB INTERNATIONAL

1987

CLUBMEMBERS CAN NOW ACCESS CASH AT ATMS WORLDWIDE THROUGH CLUB CASH.

1990

1990

DINERS CLUB OFFERS THE FIRST MULTINATIONAL CORPORATE CARD PROGRAM.

1996

DINERSCLUB.COM IS LAUNCHED FOR THE FIRST TIME.

2000

2000

Diners Club International releases the super premium black card.

2003

A new global campaign is launched to target business travellers.

2007

The Diners club multinational corporate card program now spans 40 countries.

2008

Discover financial services acquires Diners Club International.

2009

Diners Club International reinvigorates the brand with the launch of a new global advertising campaign.

2010

2012

DINERS CLUB INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES ITS PRESENCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

2014

DINERS CLUB INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES ITS PRESENCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

Discover

Globally, Diners Club International is owned by Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services sector.

Discover has the highest acceptance among the top 100 U.S. retailers.
Discover has millions of loyal card-members throughout North America.
Over 5,000 new merchants start accepting Discover each day.
There are over 30 issuers of Discover cards and the number continues to grow.
Over 900,000 Pulse ATMs worldwide.
Diners Club is accepted in over 185 countries, and territories.
JCB honors Discover on its network of over 1 million Japanese merchants and ATMs.
China UnionPay provides Discover access to all ATMs and electronic payment merchants in Mainland China.

Issuing Partner

Emirates NBD, the leading banking group in the region was formed on 16th of October 2007. Emirates NBD is globally recognized as the most valued financial services provider based in the Middle East. It is a market leader across core business lines and the leading retail banking franchise. The Group is also a major player in the corporate banking arena. With fast-growing Islamic banking affiliated entities, strong investment and private banking services and a leadership in the field of asset management products and brokerage services.

Acquiring Partners