Thai hoteliers, Centara Hotels & Resorts, has signed a new deal with WeChat Pay, enabling users of the versatile Chinese app to reserve and make payments for hotel rooms via Centara’s online booking platform.
By incorporating flexible payment solution into its online reservations system Centara, alongside the 15 Centara hotels which already host 100 WeChat Pay ready devices, the company believes it is now the “largest hotel group in Thailand offering Chinese tourists omni-channel” payments.
Following the release of the new tech within its Thai domestic market Centara will roll out the WeChat Pay across its entire portfolio. Meaning more than 800 million active WeChat Pay users will be able to cover the costs of accommodation, restaurants and spa treatments with a simple tap on their smartphones.
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