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GuestCentric partners with HiPay to expand its online payment solution for Boutique Hotels4 min read

October 11, 2016 3 min read


GuestCentric partners with HiPay to expand its online payment solution for Boutique Hotels4 min read

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This new partnership will empower hoteliers worldwide with a new range of simple and secure payment options.

NEW YORK, NY, 11 October 2016 – GuestCentric, the leading provider of cloud-based digital a marketing software for hotels, today announced new partnership with HiPay, an expert in digital payments that offers online publishers and e-retailers next generation payment solutions in order to leverage their businesses.

By partnering with Hipay, GuestCentric expands the range of tolls that it offers to hoteliers in their quest to provide optimal conditions to secure direct reservations. This new payment gateway integration will also allow a simpler workflow for hoteliers by automating cancelation payments, pre-pays and other policies set by the hotelier. Simple but hugely powerful.

With a fast growing pace in Europe and with big customers like the Auchan Group or Ubisoft, HiPay is an expert in online payments. HiPay brings added value to payment processing with specific solutions on data, mobile and international development.

We chose a market leader like GuestCentric advanced platform for its unbeatable formula for digital marketing for hotels and for delivering the latest innovative solutions”, said Susana Garrett, Business Sales Executive of HiPay Group. “Our mission is to learn with the best in both technology and hospitality so that together we can introduce our integrated online solution to all hoteliers to optimize their user experience and increase direct bookings”, added Garrett.

GuestCentric is an award-winning leader in both design and innovation, recognized with over 130 international awards. Its innovative digital marketing software focuses on revenue generation with simplicity and ease of use, providing all features needed for hotel digital marketing success: sales-oriented and responsive websites, user-friendly booking engine mobile-optimized for hundreds of devices, a channel manager with access to over 400 integrations, social marketing, SEO optimization and extensive reporting and analytics.

We are delighted for being chosen by HiPay Group as they preferred partner for hotel solutions. This partnership will offer a seamless payment experience to our hoteliers and guests across the world”, said Pedro Colaco, CEO of GuestCentric. “Giving the opportunity to provide guests one more alternative payment option will be an advantage in a way that we will help our clients to expand their business selling to the world, offering greater confidence to its customers”, added Colaco.


About GuestCentric

GuestCentric is the leading provider of cloud-based digital marketing software and services that help extraordinary hoteliers enhance their brands, drive direct bookings and connect with their customers and on all digital platforms.

GuestCentric’s award-winning solution provides hoteliers with the only unified solution for managing hotel guests’ online journey: custom-built responsive web sites for mobile, tablets and desktops; an integrated booking engine; a social marketing module to publish deals on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks; and a channel manager to offer rooms on Booking, Expedia, TripAdvisor, Google and hundreds of other channels.

GuestCentric has operations in New York, San Diego, London, Barcelona and Lisbon, and is a proud partner of hotels that are part of collections like Design Hotels, Small Luxury Hotels, Leading Hotels of the World, Relais & Chateaux and VOILA Hotel Rewards.

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About HiPay Group – HPME

HPME SA is a subsidiary of HiPay Group, accredited by NBB (National Bank of Belgium). HiPay provides a secure payment solution that allows a customized payment experience adjusted to the most common payment methods for each market.

To HiPay it is important that hoteliers, as decision makers, consider that technology plays a key role in how channels as well as online shopping habits evolve.

Our goal is to offer merchants a broad range of services based around payment. Indeed, it is necessary but no longer enough to manage transactions with diligence and innovation. Today, payments must be seen as a lever for action, enabling merchants to improve their transaction success rate. Our technologies aim at helping our merchants enhance their client knowledge and mastery of data as well as increase their turnover without any additional investment or marketing expenditures.

HiPay owns two European licenses: e-money issuer and payment institution in order to support e-merchants in all their payment needs. HiPay has offices in 6 European countries and in Brazil, and has over 125 employees.

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