January 28: Khalti, one of the emerging digital wallets and payment gateways in Nepal, has announced its partnership with OYO, a tech pioneer in hotel services that offers standardized accommodation to travelers.
The partnership will allow OYO customers in Nepal to make one-touch payment for their hotel rooms through Khalti gateway for both app and web-based bookings.
OYO is the global pioneer of a new business model developed in India. The company entered into Nepal in April 2017. OYO partners with hotels to standardize and transform their rooms enabling a better experience for guests. OYO currently operates 20+ hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara and is quickly expanding to increase its footprint.
Launched in the Nepali market on January 26, 2017, Khalti has emerged as one of the most preferred mobile payment solutions in Nepal. Khalti claimed that it has more than 100,000 users registered on its platform.