Agoda teams up with Thai bank

BANGKOK, 5 April 2022: Digital travel platform, Agoda, has partnered with Krungthai Card Public Company Limited a Thai credit card provider and Mastercard, to launch the “KTC – Agoda Mastercard credit card”.

 It marks Agoda’s first foray into co-branded credit cards and also the first time in Thailand that a leading digital travel platform, bank, and payment provider have partnered in a co-branding venture.

(Left to right: John Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Agoda;  Rathian Srimongkol, President & Chief Executive Officer, “KTC” or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited, Aileen Chew, Country Manager, Thailand and Myanmar, Mastercard.

The co-branded cards will make it easier for travellers to save and earn, while further building customer loyalty to the brands through a range of attractive benefits and savings for the cardholders.

Agoda chief executive officer John Brown said: “This is an exciting opportunity for Agoda to help its partners to extend visibility and reach customers loyal to KTC and Mastercard. Partnering with these leading brands will ensure Agoda is front of mind when their users make travel plans, through super deals and incentives to book on Agoda.”

Travel is a top spend category for KTC’s cards, and the brands hope that the incentives offered can go some way to speeding up the recovery of the tourism industry in Thailand. KTC aims to reach 150,000 card members within the next five years.