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Friday, 4 October 2013
Planet Payment extends technology for users in Mexico
Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM, LON:PPT) revealed it has extended its innovative payment solutions technogy in Mexico.
Banorte, one of the largest banks in Mexico, today implemented the MICROS Payment Gateway, Planet told investors.
This service is integrated in the company's "Pay in Your Currency" service and enables international customers to pay in their home currency at the point-of-sale.
Banorte's launch of the system also included payment support for a suite of enterprise hospitality products.
Philip Beck, Planet's chairman and chief executive said: "Planet Payment's goal is to deliver innovative payment solutions to acquiring banks and their merchants.
"The MICROS solution integrated with Pay in Your Currency service announced today is another example of this commitment.
"Now hotels in Mexico can enjoy the operational efficiencies that flow from an integrated payment solution as well as offer their international guests an enhanced customer service by allowing them to check-out and pay in their home currency."
Hector Abrego, Deputy Director General of Alternate Channels of Banorte Financial Group said: "The partnership announced today enables Banorte to be the first financial institution in Mexico to offer this innovative means of payment for our customers."