Ellerman House – Cape Town, South Africa. Image courtesy of The Travel Attaché It’s not too late to plan the ultimate 2014 getaway and Diners Club International® has put together these five must-see travel destinations to help you make the most of your vacation days: Cape Town, South Africa: As the World Design Captial of… Read more »

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In a global company like Diners Club International®, our annual regional meetings offer a time for leadership from the region’s franchises, Diners Club and Discover Financial Services to reconnect, provide business updates, and discover new synergies for the future. Our recent Asia Pacific (APAC) Regional Conference, held June 2-5, 2014 in Tokyo, delivered on and… Read more »

John McCann

If you’re heading south to join thousands from across the globe cheering on their favorite futball teams, don’t forget to take in all the sights, sounds, and exquisite beauty Brazil has to offer. Here are some ideas of where to stay, what to eat, and where to go in cities around the country. Where to… Read more »

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Airport lounges are a quiet oasis of food, drink, and WiFi that offer much-needed relief from travel stress. With a wide range of amenities across global airport locations, these lounges will have you seeking out opportunities to spend additional time in an airport. The best part? Diners Clubmembers have access to over 500 airport lounges… Read more »

Marina Linton

The low hum of chatter from fine diners lofts high above the soft lighting and easy-going ambience found within the walls of this iconic restaurant, voted No. 1 in Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013. Owner and celebrity chef Gastón Acurio and his wife, Astrid, have been cooking up brilliant Peruvian dishes together at Astrid… Read more »

Eduardo Tobon

With his eponymous restaurant Narisawa ranked No. 1 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013 and coming in at No. 2 on the list in 2014, Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa has crafted the perfect culinary glue that binds nature and people together in food-loving harmony. Paired with his thoughtful selection of ingredients, he has developed a unique… Read more »

Eduardo Tobon

The Roca Brothers have shaken the culinary community with their avant garde approach to cuisine which nevertheless remains “faithful to the memory of different generations of the family’s ancestors dedicated to feeding people.” Three diverse skills meet at the legendary El Celler de Can Roca, a restaurant that in eight years time rose to the… Read more »

Eduardo Tobon

May 14, 2014 marked a special day for Diners Club International® – the launch of our new franchise in Bangladesh: Eastern Bank Limited (EBL). This is the first time Diners Club has entered the Bangladesh market, one of the top 5 key emerging economies in 2014, and a GDP growth rate forecasted at 6.1% in… Read more »

John McCann

In the words of Henry Ford, “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress and working together is success.” This year, the Diners Club International® Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Regional Conference took place in Rome from May 6-8, 2014 with the theme “Inspire Action, Accelerate Growth.” We brought together over 100 business… Read more »

Matt Sloan

The Diners Club International® Americas Region franchises meet once a year to discuss new ideas, share experiences and learn best practices and winning strategies. This year, our Americas Regional Conference took place in Quito, Ecuador, from March 23-25, 2014. We were joined by senior executives from franchises in the region, as well as senior executives… Read more »

Carlos Pontes

Diners Club International interviews Virgilio Martinez of Central in Lima, Peru – No. 14 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014 list The World’s 50 Best Restaurants were crowned last week, with NOMA in Copenhagen, Denmark, edging out last year’s first place winner, El Celler de Can Roca from Girona, Spain, to regain this highly coveted spot…. Read more »

Eduardo Tobon

As we gear up to travel to London for the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014 Awards, we’ve compiled a Weekender’s Guide to London and uncovered some of the best hidden gems this world-class city has to offer. Where to Stay The Savoy has attracted celebrities and royals for decades, including Sir Winston Churchill, Frank Sinatra,… Read more »

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Henderson’s contribution to the culinary world has grown both in the kitchen and outside its walls. In 2012, he released his third book and his efforts to continue nurturing and developing future chefs may be his eternal stamp within an industry that will forever be indebted to his genius. For members of the Diners Club… Read more »

Eduardo Tobon

Diners Club International® is gearing up for this year’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, taking place in London on April 28, 2014. As the Official Financial Services Sponsor for the second year in a row, we’re elated to be a part of this gathering of global food-aficionados who will be celebrating culinary excellence as exemplified… Read more »

Sheryl Yasger

Rio de Janeiro, meaning January River, is the second largest city in Brazil and one of the most visited cities in the Southern Hemisphere. Once you discover the gorgeous beaches, carnival celebrations, excellent dining and natural beauty, it’s easy to see why this city is such a popular destination. As the Winter Olympics in Sochi… Read more »

Sheryl Yasger

In February, Diners Club International® collaborated with 20th Century Fox and DreamWorks on the worldwide theatrical release of Mr. Peabody and Sherman. The collaboration was another milestone for the Diners Club brand since its first cinematic partnership with Life of Pi in 2012, perfectly aligning to our core values of global access and superior service. Twelve franchises… Read more »

Olga Londono

Last week, the Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award for Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014 was announced. The winner: Ivan Li (Li Xiao Lin), Executive Chef and co-owner of Family Li Imperial Cuisine. Chef Li has made his mark on the culinary world, drawing inspiration from recipes recorded by his great-grandfather, Li Shunqing, who oversaw the imperial… Read more »

Chrysoula Economopoulos

In December of 2013, Diners Club International® reached a significant milestone, now offering access to over 500 airport lounges around the world for our Diners Clubmembers. Since the 1980s, clubmembers have enjoyed an exclusive benefit which makes the Diners Club experience unique from what any other credit card could offer – access to a large… Read more »

Marina Linton

On February 24, 2014, restaurateurs, chefs, food lovers and media from around the world will turn their attention to Singapore for the unveiling of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014. For the second year in a row, Diners Club International® is the Official Financial Services Sponsor of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, continuing our time-honored association with… Read more »

Judy Karlin Rubin