Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts and Mintpay join forces to transform travel payment solutions

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In a momentous stride towards redefining travel experiences, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, Sri Lanka’s leading hospitality chain and Mintpay, the country’s first Buy Now Pay Later platform, proudly announce their strategic partnership. This collaboration establishes Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts as the first-ever hospitality chain to team up with Mintpay, creating a powerful synergy targeted at Sri Lanka’s evolving age group of 20- to 40-year-old travel and leisure enthusiasts.

In response to the growing demand for flexible payment options and the rise in e-commerce, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts and Mintpay join hands to provide an innovative and hassle-free method of embracing travel experiences within Sri Lanka with greater financial ease and flexibility. 

“The partnership between Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts and Mintpay is a progressive step in reimaging how our guests experience travel and leisure, within the country,” comments Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts Chief Commercial Officer Radhey Tawar. “Our commitment to providing exceptional experiences, combined with Mintpay’s seamless instalment-based payment system, empowers our guests to Stay Now and Pay Later, unlocking a new level of convenience and affordability. By bridging the gap between wanderlust and financial convenience, this partnership promises to elevate the travel experience for a growing market segment in the country.”

Under the campaign theme of ‘Stay Now, Pay Later’, guests can split their hotel expenses into three interest-free instalments, without any additional processing fees or interest. This payment method is available to over 120,000 active Mintpay customers and anyone with a debit or credit card, opening up a world of possibilities for a new generation of travellers. 

Commenting on the partnership, “We are absolutely thrilled to join hands with Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, taking our ‘Travel Now, Pay Later’ services to new heights. This remarkable collaboration marks a significant milestone for Mintpay, as it enables local travellers to have the flexibility to enjoy their dream getaway without compromising on their budget. We hope this will be a pivotal point in unlocking the full potential of Sri Lankan domestic tourism,” said Mintpay Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Kukaraj.