eSewa and Oyo partners for online hotel booking in Nepal
Affordable hotel booking site Oyo and eSewa has announced their partnership to allow online hotel booking and payment. With the partnership, eSewa customers can easily book a hotel from their mobile app and web. In a program in the capital, eSewa’s President Asgar Ali and Oyo’s VP Prasun Chaudhari have inked a deal on Sunday 24th June 2018. Find below for the process of online hotel booking and payment in Nepal through eSewa.
Mr. Ali expressed that this partnership helps to aid the tourism sector of Nepal. With the announcement of Visit Nepal Tourism year 2020, it will help tourists to book their hotel online easily.
Mr. Prasun Chaudhari of Oyo Nepal believes this payment deal helps Oyo to extend their hotel network in Nepal. So, they have a big plan to expand their hotel network to 150 and around 3000 rooms within six months. Now there are around 35 hotel with 600 rooms, only in Kathmandu and Pokhara, which will be extended to more cities. See here for Oyo rooms in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Cashback in eSewa Oyo payment.
In the first phase of the launch of Oyo hotel booking and payment from eSewa, they are providing cash back offers for each payment. The cashback for Kathmandu is 7 % whereas, for Pokhara, it is 15 percent.
How to book Hotels in Oyo from eSewa?
- To book Oyo hotels in Nepal from eSewa, at first, you need to have an eSewa account. Read more here.
- Then go to eSewa’s hotel search page to find the best hotel for you, with date and no of people.
- Select the hotel for your comfort. Enter customer details and confirm your booking.
- You can confirm the payment using eSewa which entitles for the cashback mentioned above.
eSewa is the first digital payment gateway of Nepal having a partnership with 46 banks. Oyo started hotel booking in Nepal from May 2017.