LAS VEGAS - December 17, 2018 - Credit One Bank and The Howard Hughes Corporation®, owner of the Las Vegas Aviators®, the professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League, Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, have announced Credit One Bank as a founding level multi-year partner of the newly rebranded organization. Besides being the first founding partner of the Aviators, Credit One Bank will also be the Official Credit Card of the team.
"We are extremely excited to partner with the Las Vegas Aviators," said John Coombe, senior vice president of communications, Credit One Bank. "It is a great era for sports in Las Vegas and we are pleased to support another hometown team that has been creating a better community for Las Vegas residents for decades."
"The Las Vegas Aviators are thrilled to have Credit One Bank as a Founding Level Partner and the Official Credit Card of our team," said Don Logan, President and Chief Operations Officer, Las Vegas Aviators. "We are proud to partner with a brand that shares our commitment to service in the community and look forward to sharing the excitement of America's pastime at the brand new Las Vegas Ballpark starting next spring."
Credit One Bank is proud to be an official sponsor of the Las Vegas Aviators and invites fans to join its millions of card members already enjoying robust account features including cash back rewards, free online access to their Experian credit score each month, and optional text and email alerts.
The announcement comes on the heels of Credit One Bank's recent unveiling of its "Vegas Born" credit card with the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights and serves to bolster the company's prominence in the world of sports. Credit One Bank is also the Official Credit Card of NASCAR and the Big 12 Conference.
About Credit One Bank
Credit One Bank, N.A. is a technology and data-driven financial services company offering a full range of consumer credit card products. In addition to being one of the largest credit card banks in the United States, Credit One Bank is the exclusive issuer of the Official Credit Card of NASCAR®, the Official Credit Card of the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights, the Official Credit Card of the Big 12 Conference, and the Official Credit Card of the Las Vegas Aviators®. For more information, please visit CreditOneBank.com.
About The Howard Hughes Corporation®
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Its award-winning assets include the country's preeminent portfolio of master planned communities, as well as operating properties and development opportunities including: The Seaport District in New York; Columbia, Maryland; The Woodlands®, The Woodlands Hills, and Bridgeland® in the Greater Houston, Texas area; Summerlin®, Las Vegas; and Ward Village® in Honolulu, Hawai'i. The Howard Hughes Corporation's portfolio is strategically positioned to meet and accelerate development based on market demand, resulting in one of the strongest real estate platforms in the country. Dedicated to innovative place making, the company is recognized for its ongoing commitment to design excellence and to the cultural life of its communities. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC.
About The Las Vegas Aviators®
The Las Vegas Aviators® have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada. The 2019 campaign will mark the 37th season in the Silver State as a proud member of the Pacific Coast League and the inaugural season in the new Las Vegas Ballpark® (10,000). The Stars (1983-2000)/51s (2001-18) have reached the 300,000 mark in "home" attendance in all 36 seasons previously at Cashman Field. The Aviators are also in their first season as the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics and the franchise won the PCL championship in 1986 and 1988.
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The Howard Hughes Corporation
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VP, Marketing Director, Summerlin
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VP, Corporate Communications and Public Relations
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