Skip to main content
Daily travel & tourism news portal for the Asia-Pacific market since 2012

Digitization

Klook announces global partnership with CoopCulture to digitize Italy’s heritage sites for the modern travelers

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Wed, 01/16/2019 - 06:18
6758

The partnership highlights the continuous expansion of Klook’s global footprint and marks a big step towards digitizing the heritage sites in Italy.

Hong Kong - Klook, a worldwide travel activities and services booking platform, announced a global partnership with CoopCulture, an official national sites operator in Italy.

The partnership highlights the continuous expansion of Klook’s global footprint and marks a big step towards digitizing the heritage sites in Italy. Travellers will experience a more efficient, real-time process when choosing CoopCulture’s products on Klook - from booking to redemption. With just a few taps on Klook’s mobile app, travellers can book on-the-go to enjoy direct entry to the historical sites by using the QR code e-voucher. To better serve travellers worldwide, Klook’s platform is in eight languages, supporting 41 different currencies and local payment methods including WeChat Pay, Apple Pay, etc. Travellers can then easily immerse themselves in the rich heritage Italy has to offer through Klook.

Eric Gnock Fah, COO and Co-Founder of Klook said, “We are excited to enrich our offerings in Italy via the global partnership with CoopCulture. As the pioneer in driving travel technology, Klook is committed to using innovative technology to help digitize the tours and activities industry. Our data shows that 75% of Klook’s bookings made are via mobile devices, so it is inevitable that travellers prefer to arrange activities on-the-go, and mobile and instant booking are crucial to this space. With our capability in providing frictionless, instant booking and redemption experience, we hope to make visiting historical sites simpler and more convenient.”

CoopCulture offers a wide-ranging portfolio of internationally-renowned historical sites, museums, and galleries including : The Colosseum and Roman Forum in Rome, Palazzo Ducale and Musei Civici di Venezia in Venice, La Venaria Reale in Piedmont, the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, the Blue Grotto in Capri, the Valley of the Temples in Sicily (Agrigento), and the “Antonio Salinas” Regional Archeological Museum and the Cloister of Monreale in Palermo.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Theodore Koumelis

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Theodore is the Co-Founder and Managing Editor of TravelDailyNews Media Network; his responsibilities include business development and planning for TravelDailyNews long-term opportunities.