Dino Varkey, Chief Executive Officer, GEMS Education, said: "Following our announcement of the GEMS Rewards Programme earlier this year, we appointed Aimia
as our programme consultant and technology provider to shape the initiative.
With the Nectar platform, Aimia
aims to put their analytics expertise into use by rewarding the users for their purchases.
Paul Lacey, managing director, Aimia
Middle East, said: "The results demonstrate what we have believed for some time - that the Gulf and wider Middle East is a particularly strong area for growth in the loyalty industry.
Vikas Choudhury, COO & CFO, Aimia
India, said "In this era of big data and competitive commerce, companies that win will drive real engagement by using consumer insights to continuously build trust and relevance.
He was lead advisor to Merseyside-based food and drink manufacturer Aimia
Foods in its sale to Cott Corporation in June 2014, and as part of the KPMG team that advised TSC Foods on its sale to Edward Billington & Son Limited earlier this year.
This will require greater levels of cooperation between payment providers and merchants and represents a growing market opportunity for big hitting third party loyalty and analytics vendors such as Aimia
, Oracle, IBM as well as opportunities for emerging start up players.
Across the Middle East, there are 90 million millennials, who comprise 40 per cent of the region's population, according to a report from loyalty management company AIMIA
World Trade Centre, eXtra, Mezzo, Orange, NStyle, Aimia
, STC, Transmed, Etisalat
CIBC had earlier said that if it could not reach an agreement with TD by Monday, it had the right to mount a legal challenge to TD's deal with Aimia
, Inc, which runs the Aeroplan loyalty programme.
, which operates the frequent flyer scheme, struck a 10-year deal with TD in June to replace CIBC after Aimia
and CIBC were unable to come to an agreement to extend their contract.
During the AIMIA
gathering, MMR plans on meeting with software and hardware manufacturers regarding the integration of its products and services into telemedicine systems and 4G devices as imbedded apps.
has recognised Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), with the Customer & Brand Loyalty award at the Fifth Loyalty Awards 2012.