Otelz.com cooperates with Wirecard to ensure a frictionless customer journey

Wirecard processes all credit card transactions

Jana Tilz
Corporate media inquiries
Jana Tilz

VP Corporate Communications & Branding

Aug 22, 2016

The Wirecard Group with its Turkish subsidiary Wirecard Ödeme Ve Elektronik Para Hizmetleri A.Ş is now working together with one of the biggest booking platforms in the Turkish domestic market that offers worldwide travels to its customers, Otelz.com. This cooperation includes that Wirecard processes all credit card payments via the online platform and acquires the payment process. Thus, both companies enable a smooth customer journey as credit cards are the commonly used payment method in travel bookings.

“We are delighted to work with Wirecard on this high volume project. For our customers it is very important that the booking process is fast and simple which is garanteed by the payment processing of Wirecard. On this basis, we can continue to grow”, said Bertan Aner, Founder and CEO of Otelz.com. Having been launched in 2013, Otelz.com instantly became a brand that is preferred by worldwide hoteliers and Turkish users for its unique business approach to online hotel booking. More than 5,000 accommodation options from luxury hotels to budget hostels are in its database and promises its customers a booking opportunity with free-cancellation and no-inadvance payment options.

“For Otelz.com, we manage payments between the booking platform, the hoteliers and the customers – these are advanced B2B and B2C payment transaction that optimizes the processes of our customer, reduces costs and increases the conversion rate at the same time”, said Alper Akcan, Managing Director of Wirecard Turkey.