Wise Platform, global payment firm Wise’s infrastructure solution for banks and major enterprises, has joined forces with Agoda, a Singapore-based digital travel platform, to provide faster and more convenient payment options for travellers worldwide.
Wise Platform said in a statement on Friday that by integrating the power of Wise’s global payments network through its easy-to-use application programming interface (APIs) into Agoda’s platform, Agoda’s customers around the world can now leverage faster, lower-cost and more transparent international payments directly from the Agoda platform, providing greater choice and convenience for travellers.
“Today’s travellers seek speed and convenience at every step of their journey, and payments are no exception,
“With Wise Platform’s expertise in cross-border payments, we are able to offer travellers more flexibility and choice in their payment experience,” said Mai-Linh Bui, Chief Financial Officer at Agoda.
According to her, this partnership is another step forward in the firm’s continued efforts to provide a high-quality and rewarding travel experience for customers worldwide.
“Our partnership is testament to Wise Platform’s continued momentum in Asia Pacific, as we continue to grow our partnerships to power cross-border payment solutions for both businesses and consumers in this sector,
“Together with Agoda, we aim to offer innovative solutions that not only empower travellers but also elevate their overall travel experience to greater heights,” he added.
Wise is a global technology company, building the best way to move and manage the world’s money.
With Wise Platform, large companies and banks can leverage Wise’s technology and embed the best way to send, receive, and manage money internationally into their existing infrastructure.
With over 70 partners worldwide, Wise Platform saves banks and businesses time and money by allowing them to seamlessly bring fast, cheap, transparent and convenient cross-border payments to their customers.
Agoda is a digital travel platform helps travellers to find great value deals on a global network of 3.9 million hotels and holiday properties worldwide, plus flights, airport transfers, and more.
Agoda.com and the Agoda mobile app are available in 39 languages and supported by 24/7 customer support.
Agoda is part of Booking Holdings and employs more than 6,700 staff in 31 markets, dedicated to leveraging best-in-class technology to make travel even easier.