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Klook partners with Adyen to offer seamless payment solutions

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:44
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Partnership will see Klook, one of the world’s leading travel activities and services booking platforms, accept local payment methods and foreign currencies for more convenient transactions.

SINGAPORE – Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, announced that one of the world’s leading travel activities and services booking platforms, Klook, has selected Adyen as its payments partner in Asia Pacific. With the partnership in place, the Hong Kong-based activities booking giant now offers travelers in Hong Kong, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia their preferred payment methods. This includes local payment options like Dragonpay in the Philippines which empowers citizens in the developing nation to make over-the-counter payments for online transactions. By offering more convenient and intuitive payment transactions, Klook provides a simple and frictionless transaction process for travelers.

To better serve the fastest-growing free independent travel market, it is important for us to optimize the payment experience and allow customers to pay with their preferred currencies and payment methods. With Adyen’s integrated platform managing the entire payment flow and our over 5,000 industry partners, travelers from over 60 countries can now enjoy a more frictionless payments process,” said David Liu, Chief Product Officer, Klook.

With Adyen’s direct acquiring solution in Hong Kong, Klook can also enjoy speedy local currency settlements and a boost in authorization rates. Adyen’s customizable checkout flow also provides greater convenience and increased recognition to Klook’s repeat travelers, allowing them to make subsequent purchases with a faster check out process.

Both Klook and Adyen share a common goal to consistently improve customer experience around the world. In recent years, Klook’s name has become synonymous with leading brands disrupting the travel industry globally. We are thrilled to be able to create a synergy with a fellow disruptor while supporting them with a frictionless payment experience for international expansion,” said Warren Hayashi, President, Asia Pacific, Adyen.

Adyen continues to expand its presence in Asia Pacific. The leading payments solution provider recently launched its unified commerce solution in Singapore and continues to add the fastest-growing and most innovative companies to its impressive roster of customers.

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Theodore Koumelis

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