Angsana Laguna Phuket brings Wallet-free Travel #Alipay for resorts Chinese Travelers

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Wednesday June 6, 2018 10:07
Bangkok--6 Jun--Angsana Laguna Phuket

Angsana Laguna Phuket presents a new service for Chinese hotel guests by accepting payment via the Chinese platforms Alipay and WeChat Pay – mobile wallet systems. Alipay is a world-leading third party digital payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group. Wechat Pay is an offshoot of the biggest Chinese social network, Wechat. It has over 450 million active users in China and beyond and a pioneer in the now-ubiquitous mobile payments market.

Popular with Chinese travellers, Angsana Laguna Phuket seeks to cater to their needs and serve guests with effective and seamless mobile payment systems via Alipay and WeChat Pay utilised by over 620 million Chinese users.

"With the integration of Alipay and WeChat pay into our payment systems, we ensure a pleasant guest experience with 'one click' from check-in to settling the bill. With Alipay we offer Chinese travellers the payment service that they are used to. While, Alipay is the most convenient option as it is cashless and worry-free" said Michael Yang, Front Office Manager and Chinese National.

Alipay is China's leading online payment provider and the primary means of online and mobile payments for Chinese consumers allowing its users to pay for products and services by scanning QR codes on their smartphones or tablets. Its presence is ubiquitous in Chinese cities, where mobile payments are a way of life.

"Angsana Laguna Phuket is delighted to bring this service of convenience to our guests as well as provide Chinese-speaking associates to ensure a memorable stay experience. We are seeing an increase in individual leisure travelers at the resort so are pleased to provide convenient and familiar services and payment facilities to ensure total satisfaction. At Angsana Laguna Phuket, guests can enjoy the best in sun, sand and sea within a minute walk to Bangtao west-facing sunset beach plus onsite facilities including Angsana Spa and retail Gallery and seven restaurants and bar. For family travellers, Tree House Kids Club is a fun and safe place, children cared by certified- staff. We are a destination resort that is always ready to make our guests to feel at home" said Michal Zitek, Area General Manager.

About Angsana

Angsana brings the adventure back into travel whatever your age or reason to visit. Intertwining local chic and a vibrant fun-filled atmosphere, Angsana offers amazing destination playgrounds across the world. Each hotel is uniquely designed to provide spacious stylish rooms and suites, perfect for couples, families and groups of friends.

About Alipay

Alipay is operated by Ant Financial, an affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Limited, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, and technology conglomerate which is one of the top 10 most valuable companies in the world.


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