In a breakthrough deal that would give more southeast asian travelers in 2019 ability to access and pay reservations to properties all over the world, Online travel agencies Agoda.com and Booking.com partnered with on-demand transportation giant, Grab, to give travelers options to pay their reservations using GrabPay™.
The deal was announced today by Grab Holdings, Inc. after stating that it intends to make the brand Grab become an “everyday app offering ride-hailing, food delivery, package delivery, and digital payment.”
The deal was part of Booking Holdings, Inc. US$200M investment to the said company and expects reciprocal services where Grab services may be integrated into Booking’s reservation platform and vice versa. All of these new system will be rolled out in 2019. Grab recently partnered with China’s ride hailing services, Didi Chuxing.
This gives more Filipino travelers options to book their vacation stays using booking and agoda and paying thru the convenience of GrabPay™.
We’re looking forward to this partnership become more successful.