Tourists can now use bKash to reserve rooms at Seagull Hotel

April 30, 2013 Dhaka, Bangladesh

bKash Limited and Seagull Hotels Limited have recently signed an agreement in order to facilitate customer payments for hotel reservation and other services. Rezaul Hossain, Head of Sales & Distribution, bKash Limited and Masoom Iqbal, Managing Director, Seagull Hotels Limited signed the agreement on behalf of their organizations.

bKash account holders can make payments to the hotel’s bKash Merchant Account from anywhere in Bangladesh by accessing the bKash menu on their own mobile phone. This partnership with bKash will bring a new and unique payment option for tourists anywhere in the country to reserve rooms at Seagull Hotel.

The Seagull Hotel has been acknowledged as one of the best hotels in Cox’s Bazar, the city of longest sea beach in the world. It is the first luxurious deluxe hotel in Cox\s Bazar Bangladesh with 180 rooms and suites, swimming pool, restaurants, business centre.

bKash, a subsidiary of BRAC Bank, is a mobile money platform providing financial services nationwide. Registered users easily send and receive money, make payments using bKash from their mobile phones, and can now just as easily make reservations at one of the most luxurious hotels in Cox’s Bazar by simply dialing *247# for bKash Mobile Menu and pay using “Payment” option. bKash mobile financial service is currently available on Robi, Grameenphone, Banglalink and airtel networks.

Imran Ali Talukder, Head of Sales & Marketing, Md. Jashim Uddin, Assistant Manager, Sales & Marketing, from Seagull Hotels Limited and Mohammad Irfanul Huq, Head of Eastern Market, S.M Zahadul Arafin, Business Analyst, Andalib Alam, Assistant Manager, A.M Sirajul Mowla Relationship Officer from bKash Limited were also present on the occasion.