Singapore, 10 November 2023 - Wise Platform, Wise’s infrastructure solution for banks and major enterprises has joined forces with Agoda, a digital travel platform, to provide faster and more convenient payment options for travellers worldwide.
By integrating the power of Wise’s global payments network through its easy-to-use 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. With this partnership, Agoda customers will be able to receive cashback directly into their local bank accounts in just a few clicks, all within the Agoda app.
Commenting on the partnership, Mai-Linh Bui, Chief Financial Officer at Agoda said, “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. This partnership is another step forward in our continued efforts to provide a high-quality and rewarding travel experience for customers worldwide."
Steve Naudé, Managing Director at Wise Platform said, "We are thrilled to partner with Agoda, a digital travel platform that is dedicated to transforming travel for customers across the globe. 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.”
About Wise Platform
Wise is a global technology company, building the best way to move and manage the world’s money. Over the last decade, Wise has built an entirely new network for the world’s money.
Thanks to 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, a digital travel platform, helps anyone see the world for less with its great value deals on a global network of 3.9M 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.
Headquartered in Singapore, Agoda is part of Booking Holdings (Nasdaq: BKNG) and employs more than 6,700 staff in 31 markets, dedicated to leveraging best-in-class technology to make travel even easier.