Ride-hailing major GOJEK has partnered with Southeast Asia’s largest lender DBS Bank to ease payments system for passengers while Traveloka has launched a new unit focused on the lifestyle business division.
GOJEK teams up with DBS Bank
Indonesia’s ride-hailing firm GOJEK has partnered with Singapore-based DBS Bank to allow and ease the payment system for GOJEK passengers using a feature called ‘DBS PayLah!’, the lender said in a statement on Thursday.
GOJEK customers would be able to add the feature as their preferred payment methods on the app for both iOs and Android users in Singapore.
GOJEK said, in a statement, around 35 percent of its daily-ride-hailing payment is through cash. With the partnership, DBS could tap into the user base who are yet to own debit or credit cards as their primary payment method.
DBS PayLah! has been used by a million of customers in Singapore at about 80,000 merchants.
In the coming months, both DBS and GOJEK will announce further collaboration, especially in cross-marketing initiatives.
Traveloka rolls out new lifestyle feature
Travel and leisure online booking marketplace Traveloka has launched a lifestyle and entertainment feature in its platform dubbed as ‘Traveloka Xperience’, the company said in a statement.
The feature would allow users in finding various lifestyle and entertainment categories in Southeast Asia, ranging from tickets for attractions, travel tours, massage and spa, beauty service, film tickets to music and sports tickets.
The company saw that there is a growing demand for entertainment and lifestyle services, especially in Indonesia and in the region.
Currently, Traveloka has over 10,000 activities and recreation inventories in 60 countries. Traveloka also offers more than 40 payment choices for its users.