SOURCE: Net Element, Inc.

Net Element, Inc.

January 06, 2017 08:45 ET

Net Element's Unified Payments Launches Payment Acceptance for ReservHotel

Unified Payments enables payment acceptance services for leading travel distribution and booking provider

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2017) - Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company"), a provider of global mobile payment technology solutions and value-added transactional services, today announces that its subsidiary Unified Payments has entered into an agreement and launched payment acceptance services for ReservHotel, a leading provider of travel distribution and booking solutions for hotels worldwide.

This contract further highlights Net Element's capabilities as a global payment acceptance platform that facilitates cross-border transactions through a comprehensive range of services that includes on-boarding interface, extensive suite of fraud protection solutions, data analytics and reporting tools.

ReservHotel is a travel distribution and booking solutions company that offers Global Distribution System ("GDS") connecting to over 500,000 travel agencies around the world, an award winning booking engine, channel management services to seamlessly manage rates and promotions on Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Hotelbeds.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Trivago and Agoda, web solutions, analytics and voice reservation services. Its clients include Couples Resorts, Grand Lucayan Bahamas, Palace Resorts, Pueblo Bonito Oceanfront Resorts and Spas and Peermont Global among others. ReservHotel is a member of the Caribbean Hotel Association and certified by TripAdvisor.

"We are fortunate to be partnering with ReservHotel, a premier travel booking solution provider for independent hotels worldwide," commented Oleg Firer, CEO of Net Element.

"We are excited about partnering with Net Element; not only can they provide a comprehensive solution for our hotel client's payment needs, but they can adapt to work with different currencies and countries around the world which is critical for our independent hotels," commented Luis Barberi, CEO of ReservHotel.

About ReservHotel
ReservHotel is an international marketing and service company for hotels worldwide. ReservHotel's signature, high-tech, reservation systems have propelled its growth and success in this select markets since 1991. The influence of ReservHotel technological advancements has been widespread making it one of the largest and most innovative hotel representative companies in this industry today. Based in Miami, Florida, USA, ReservHotel's extended presence reaches throughout the world with international offices in Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, Australia, and now Brussels, Belgium where its European Headquarters are located. Further information is available at: https://www.reservhotel.com.

About Net Element
Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) operates a payments-as-a-service transactional and value-added services platform for small to medium enterprise ("SME") in the US and selected emerging markets. In the US, we are growing transactional revenue with innovative services including our cloud based, restaurant point-of-sale solution Aptito. Internationally, Net Element's strategy is to leverage its omni-channel platform to deliver flexible offerings to emerging markets with diverse banking, regulatory and demographic conditions such as Russia, UAE, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Azerbaijan where initiatives have been recently launched. Further information is available at www.netelement.com.

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