Zaui Software Joins Stripe Verified Partner Program to Help Tourism Operators Securely Accept Bookings

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February 17, 2021

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Zaui Software, a leading independent booking platform for tour, activity and transportation providers, has announced today that it has joined its Partner Program as a Stripe Verified Partner.

Stripe Verified Partner—What Does it Mean?

Stripe is a payment processing technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Supported in 195 countries, Stripe is trusted by millions of businesses of all sizes to power their online payments and run complex global operations.

Zaui had been previously connected to Stripe through a legacy integration. Now, through the Stripe Partner Program, Zaui becomes a Stripe Verified Partner. With the latest integration, Stripe Connect – Zaui is better positioned to serve the global marketplace through a complete, integrated payments solution designed to help operators easily accept and manage online payments, fight fraud, and deliver fast seamless checkout experiences.

The collaboration directly addresses security and reliability issues—two recurring payment challenges faced by tourism businesses. Becoming a Stripe Verified Partner enables Zaui to offer tours, activities, and transportation providers enhanced security for payment processing through Stripe Radar, a built-in fraud tool powered by machine learning and industry-leading feature for preventing fraud losses and avoiding chargebacks.

The ability for operators to scale global sales and distribution was also a crucial consideration for this partnership. Zaui and Stripe’s mutual customers would also reap the benefits of a robust, global payments infrastructure with the capabilities to process payments in 135+ currencies in 195 countries.

Zaui’s global customer base would also benefit from Zaui’s latest Reserve with Google integration, accessible to Zaui customers with a Stripe account. The connection allows Zaui’s customers to expand their distribution channels and offer their experiences for purchase directly through Google Maps, Search, and Assistant.

At Zaui, we help tours, activities and transportation providers worldwide. With that said, we understand our customers are looking for a complete, secure global payments solution that’s easy to set up, accepts a multitude of currencies, and most importantly protects their business from fraud losses. We’re thrilled to be a part of the Stripe Partner ecosystem, and to be aligned with a technology-forward partner we can looking toward.

 Kory Fawcett, CEO at Zaui Software. 

Despite the slowdown in travel due to the Coronavirus pandemic, boosting the in-person payments experience remains a priority for Zaui, as operators shift their focus towards marketing to local travellers. Stripe Terminal’s point of sale system will play an integral role in helping operators streamline walk-in bookings and in-person checkouts. The addition of an upcoming Wallet payments feature will be key to quick, contactless purchases.

Stripe Verified Partners undertake a rigorous security and verification process. Users can be confident in the quality of the partner’s integration with Stripe and more easily find new partners.

Partners have integrated with Stripe for years—more than half of our fastest-growing users take advantage of one or more Stripe extensions. But as Stripe is increasingly getting pulled up-market, our users have asked for an easier way to discover new partners and new applications. That’s why we’re excited Zaui is joining forces with us today to provide a better overall experience for the millions of businesses scaling on Stripe.

Claire Hughes Johnson, Stripe COO.

To learn more about the Zaui-Stripe partnership, visit https://stripe.com/partners/zaui.

For existing customers looking to set up a Stripe account and connect Zaui with Stripe, please contact customersuccess@zaui.com.

For new customers looking to get connected with Zaui and Stripe, please reach out to salesteam@zaui.com

About Stripe

Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Businesses of every size—from new startups to public companies like Salesforce and Facebook—use the company’s software to accept online payments and run technically sophisticated financial operations in more than 100 countries. Stripe helps new companies get started and grow their revenues, and established businesses accelerate into new markets and launch new business models. Over the long term, Stripe aims to increase the GDP of the internet.

About Zaui Software

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada – Zaui is an independently owned, enterprise-grade reservation technology platform designed to help tours and activity operators make reservations easy.

For over two decades, Zaui’s online tours and activities reservation management system has helped operators drive their business forward – growing bookings, simplifying manual operations and connecting their business to more guests, community partners and online marketplaces.

Behind the cutting-edge technology is a mighty group of talented, collaborative Zauians, united by a shared vision of shaping best-in-class, easy-to-use reservation technology made to scale with your business and stand the test of time. To learn more, visit zaui.com or book a demo here.

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