KARACHI: Faysal Bank, in partnership with Pakistan’s largest hotel technology company, Ascendant, has launched a hotel booking platform for its customers that allows them to easily book hotels online through their website.
The website offers more than 1600 hotels and guesthouses in 50 cities in Pakistan. This initiative by Faysal Islami, one of Pakistan’s leading Islamic banks and winner of the Best Islamic Bank for Transformation and Innovation award at the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA), marks a key step towards promoting domestic tourism . In addition, the bank also plans to introduce international hotels to this service to facilitate customers who wish to travel abroad.
Speaking at the launch event, Mr. Aneeq Malik, Group Head of Consumer Finance and Payment Services at Faysal Bank, said: “We always aim to bring the best banking services to our customers at their fingertips. . Faysal Bank has always believed in innovation and the digitalization of services for the convenience of customers. With Ascendant by our side, our customers can now not only check the rates of all hotel rooms across Pakistan, but also book the hotel and pay online using their bank accounts, debit or credit cards via our website.
Ascendant CEO Mr. Andre Privateer said: As the only hotel technology provider capable of delivering real-time rates and availability to over 80% of hotels in Pakistan, we serve the tourism industry. by improving the online booking experience for the consumer. Thanks to this strategic alliance with Faysal Bank, individuals can now book and pay easily through this platform on the Faysal Bank website and which will soon be launched on their mobile application as well.
Mr. Feroz Khan, Head of Insecure Business and Payment Services at Faysal Bank, added: “This business alliance is a testament to our commitment to our customers. At Faysal Bank, we continue to strive to build customer loyalty by offering innovative products and benefits to our valued customers. This collaboration aims to make travel and tourism to every corner of Pakistan more accessible for our customers. »
Faysal Bank is one of Pakistan’s most progressive Islamic banks and has focused on growth by improving service quality, investing in technology and human resources, and utilizing its extensive network of Islamic branches in full growth.
Ascendant is a specialist hotel technology company that is revolutionizing the tourism landscape in Pakistan by unlocking exceptional value for travel providers and customers.