IHG partners with China UnionPay for pre-authorization without card
04/12/2024|2:30:42 PM|HN

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces a strategic partnership with China UnionPay that offers a new level of digital convenience for travelers in Greater China.

Through this partnership, holders of both domestically and internationally issued UnionPay credit cards can now complete pre-authorization without card presence for online reservations through IHG’s direct channels, such as the IHG APP and WeChat mini-program.

This enhancement significantly elevates the convenience of travelers’ hotel booking experiences, while injecting more dynamism into the strategic layout of digitalization by empowering the brand value system. Currently, 12 hotels have implemented this feature.

The streamlined payment process and tailored payment methods bridge transaction discrepancies between domestic and international use cases.

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