OYO expands digital financial service capability with Wirecard

Wirecard has partnered with hospitality business provider OYO with an aim to facilitate payment services and bookings for OYO hotels across Asia, Europe, UK, and the USA.

The partnership will see Wirecard enabling payment acceptance and issuance services for OYO’s online, mobile and Point-of-sale booking services. It is also expected to provide OYO with its Banking-as-a-platform capabilities for enhancing the lending and loyalty aspect of OYO’s payment experience.

“We are very excited to explore working with Wirecard – not only because of the all-encompassing scope of the company’s set of financial service offerings but also because of its international financial payments expertise. By easing the booking experience for our customers around the world and helping create value-added offerings, Wirecard can help us come closer to our goal of becoming the most preferred and trusted hospitality brand in the world,” said Maninder Gulati, Chief Strategy Officer (Global) at OYO.

Established in 2013, OYO provides living spaces for businesses and travelers and aims to enhance its customer experience through technology-based operations, independent distributors and frictionless payments infrastructure,

“OYO has truly revolutionized the hospitality space across the globe and we are excited to be engaging with them as they take their business to the next level. The future of the travel industry is digital, with unified, integrated customer experiences across all channels – and this includes smooth and reliable digital financial processes such as we intend to provide to OYO around the world,” said Georg von Waldenfels, EVP Group Business Development at Wirecard.

Recently, Wirecard announced a new offering, Digital Financial Commerce Platform, which will allow its customers to fast track to PSD2 onboarding.

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