Worldline and Nexxchange team up to enhance payment experience for golfers at European courses and resorts
Safe and seamless payment solution enable golfers to administer their membership, book tee time and rooms at golf clubs and resorts, centrally from any device
The collaboration makes it easier for golf clubs, resorts and golf federations to provide safe and seamless payments through a single integration
Bezons, 29 April 2021 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transactional services, today announces a key strategic collaboration with Nexxchange, a leader in software solutions for the golfing sector, to provide safe and seamless payment experience for customers using the online marketplace for managing their membership, booking tee time or hotel rooms at their favourite golf courses and resorts across Europe. Worldline and Nexxchange aim to launch the improved services in over 100 golf clubs in Austria within the next two years with plans to roll the solution out in Germany, Spain, Portugal, and Morocco in the near future.
Nexxchange is an all-in-one 100% cloud-based golf club management software for golf courses, resorts and golf federations, including a free marketplace for online bookings with currently more than 100,000 golfers registered in Europe. It is the only provider in the world to combine a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for property management systems with a marketplace for all golf Tee time channel bookings. For the golfing sector, Nexxchange has developed a modern, fully integrated booking portal that offer customers a wide variety of Internet services such as administration of memberships, tournaments, tee time bookings, hotel, check-in/out management, and much more.
With this partnership in place, Worldline will integrate its advanced solutions into Nexxchange’s payments infrastructure to create a safe and seamless payment facility for golf courses and resorts. With Worldline’s solutions that are innovative and built with merchants’ needs in mind, the partnership will remove the risks of having to bear the cost of cancellations or “no-shows” from golf clubs and resorts. Worldline’s acquiring capabilities will also enable the clubs and resort operators to receive their money quickly when the payment is initiated.
In addition, Nexxchange’s customers will benefit from Worldline’s technology through stored payment card credentials for seamless booking experience across all golf clubs and courses, and Omni-channel solutions integration for different service providers at the golf club or resorts such as online booking, pay-at-the-table in restaurants, payment in other local facilities, and POS for pro-shops with consolidated reporting for the service providers.
“We continue to focus on Worldline’s ability to facilitate innovation in many different sectors and how we work closely with partners to enhance business models and payment experience for consumers,” said Guillaume Pascal, Head of Global Sales and Verticals, Merchant Services, at Worldline. “Our exclusive partnership with Nexxchange reflects our mission in driving change in which products and services can be offered in the market. We are excited to work closely with the Nexxchange team to build a frictionless booking and payment process for golfers.”
Michael Briem, Managing Director at Nexxchange added: “We are thrilled to partner with a technology leader such as Worldline. Our powerful payment platform will allow Nexxchange to set a new standard in the golf sector by offering card-present and card-not-present solutions with an omni-channel Gateway and help us operate Europe-wide and support our ambitions of becoming a 360-degree provider for the golf scene.”
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry and #4 player worldwide. With its global reach and its commitment to innovation, Worldline is the technology partner of choice for merchants, banks and third-party acquirers as well as public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies in all sectors. Powered by over 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted and secure solutions across the payment value chain, fostering their business growth wherever they are. Services offered by Worldline in the areas of Merchant Services; Terminals, Solutions & Services; Financial Services and Mobility & e-Transactional Services include domestic and cross-border commercial acquiring, both in-store and online, highly-secure payment transaction processing, a broad portfolio of payment terminals as well as e-ticketing and digital services in the industrial environment. In 2020 Worldline generated a proforma revenue of 4.8 billion euros. worldline.com
Nexxchange is a European operator of Software as a Service solutions for golf course operators. The ‘GolfSuite’ allows single and multi-site operators to cover all serviced departments of golf courses including hotel rooms in one database. A centralised marketplace allows players to book all associated courses either as a member or as green fee player. Nexxchange connects its affiliated golf courses to a large number of Golf Federations (Austrian, German, Italian, French England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland). VAT fiscalisation is resolved in Austria, Germany Italy and Portugal and creates a one stop shop for the golf course industry demands.
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