OYO has announced the integration of PayZapp on its consumer app. If you do not know OYO is the India’s largest branded network of hotels and PayZapp is a payment solution by HDFC Bank. With this integration, customers can directly link their debit & credit card to PayZapp and book an OYO by making the payment in just once click. As of now, OYO present in over 180 cities and has more than 6000 hotels in its network & also has operations in Malaysia.
Commenting on the partnership, Ritesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, OYO said:
“OYO is committed to making the hotel booking process seamless and hassle-free. We deliver a superior app booking and room-service experience. As a result, the app now drives over 60% of our bookings. Making payment frictionless is the next step in wowing the customer. We have received positive customer feedback on the tie-up with PayZapp and how it complements the three-tap booking experience currently offered by the OYO app. PayZapp will help us reach new customers while enhancing the experience of our existing user-base.”
Mr. Parag Rao, Country Head – Card Payment Products, Merchant Acquiring Services & Marketing, HDFC Bank said:
“Customer convenience lies at the core of every new initiative at HDFC Bank. We are extremely pleased to partner with OYO to provide 1-Click Payments through PayZapp. Our customer base is highly evolved in the online travel booking segment and we have witnessed a very enthusiastic response to the booking and payment experience through OYO. With this partnership we hope to further enhance this experience.”
The good thing about this integration is that, users do not need to preload money each time they transact and can thereby access a convenient & secure way of payment.