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Wyndham And Barclays Launch All-New Credit Card Lineup With Higher Bonuses

Major developments are currently underway not just in the hotel industry itself due to the challenges of COVID-19, but also in the marketplace of co-branded rewards credit cards. As hotel chains, not to mention airlines, have sold billions of their loyalty points to credit card issuers, consumers have been seeing higher sign-up bonuses, enhanced product benefits, and even new cards altogether appear – intensifying what was already a competitive atmosphere. Hilton and American Express recently launched some of the highest-ever welcome offers on their slate of co-branded cards while Marriott and Chase have done the same with theirs. Now, Wyndham and Barclays have revealed both new and refreshed Wyndham Rewards credit cards aimed at luring wary travelers back to hotels. Here are the details.

New Cards, New Perks

Wyndham Rewards is the loyalty

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Kharon Announces Barclays As Strategic Investor

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Kharon, the research and data analytics company focused on global security threats and other controversies that impact global commerce and finance, today announced that Barclays has become a strategic investor in the business, joining Equity Group Investments, and other institutional and private equity investors.

Kharon’s offerings for trade, regulatory and financial crime compliance are recognized as industry leading and the news underscores its shared commitment with Barclays to innovation and data-driven intelligence.

Mark Gibbins, Head of Compliance Services, Barclays, said: “Having worked with Kharon for some time, we are pleased to be strengthening our relationship through this strategic investment. The investment demonstrates Barclays’ commitment to managing compliance requirements by utilizing data to enhance our technology and analytics solutions.”

Kharon’s regtech solutions provide firms across the globe with unmatched, critical intelligence and analytics on their customers, supply chains, investments, and risk

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Barclays and Wyndham Cater to Road Trippers and Road Warriors with New Wyndham Rewards Earner Cards, First Small Business Card

Updated card suite offers up to 8x earn on gas purchases and hotel stays, plus Wyndham Rewards membership upgrades, anniversary bonuses, booking discounts and more

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Barclays today announced an updated credit card suite designed with road trippers and road warriors in mind: the Wyndham Rewards® EarnerSM Card, the Wyndham Rewards Earner Plus Card and the Wyndham Rewards Earner Business Card, the first Wyndham credit card created specifically for small business travelers.

Wyndham Rewards® Earner Cards
Wyndham Rewards® Earner Cards

Built to help maximize points earned on the road as well through everyday purchases, the new cards offer up to 8x earn on gas purchases and Wyndham hotel stays, up to 5x earn on marketing, advertising and utility purchases (Wyndham Rewards Earner Business Card only), and up to 4x earn on restaurant and grocery purchases. Other benefits include Wyndham Rewards membership

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