Toronto, ON –May 2018 – OTT Pay is pleased to announce the partnership with Attractions Ontario. With this new collaboration, members of Attractions Ontario now have the convenience of offering Alipay and WeChat Pay at their front gates, enabling Chinese travelers to find their attraction more easily and pay with the tap of the phone.
This partnership comes with anticipation of the Canada‐China Year of Tourism, which Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced for 2018. With this initiative intending to create closer ties between Chinese and Canadian citizens, it is expected that Ontario will see an influx of Chinese travelers.
“Understanding the importance of offering the Chinese traveler an easy way to pay, we have made it simple for our Attractions Ontario members to offer wireless smart payment terminals from the largest Alipay and WeChat Pay provider in Canada,” says Troy Young, Chief Executive Officer of Attractions Ontario. “We encourage all our attraction members to get on board with this initiative and welcome the Chinese traveler to experience and enjoy what Ontario has to offer with ease.”
Attractions Ontario is a non‐profit association, dedicated solely to optimizing attendance for their member attractions. As the only province‐wide trade association dedicated exclusively to the attractions sector of the tourism industry, Attractions Ontario members encompass over 500 public and privately owned attractions in numerous categories such as amusement parks, historical sites, cultural activities, arts & entertainment and adventure.
“OTT Pay is thrilled to form a strategic alliance with Attractions Ontario. Both organizations have the shared vision in connecting Canadian businesses with Chinese consumers. We not only want to assist Attractions Ontario members in accepting the preferred payment methods in China, but also would like to promote what Ontario has to offer to Chinese consumers. We look forward to a long‐term fruitful partnership with Attractions Ontario and its members.”, says William Lam, the Chief Commercial Officer of OTT Pay. OTT Pay has the technology and expertise to promote the most iconic attractions in Ontario to over 1 billion active users on the Alipay and WeChat Pay platforms.
As an official payment service and marketing partner of WeChat and Alipay, OTT Pay is a leading platform that seamlessly connects Canadian merchants to Chinese consumers. OTT Pay Inc. is a member of the OTT Group of Companies, a diversified financial services group that has been delivering trusted financial services to the Chinese‐Canadian community since 2006. The Group provides services in securities distribution, investment brokerage, asset management, and foreign exchange. For more information about OTT Pay, please visit www.ottpay.com