SSP (Select Service Partners), leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations, kicks off deployment across German travel hubs
Paris – La Défense, 16 March 2022 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a global leader in payment services, has announced the integration of its payment solution with the Oracle MICROS Simphony Point-of-Sale (POS) system enabling quicker and easier payments for customers in the food and beverage industry.
SSP is a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations around the world, operating a wide portfolio of brands ranging from international third-party brands to national brands and local heroes across 35 countries. SSP has chosen Worldline’s payment solution integrated with Oracle MICROS Simphony POS as their payment system-of-choice for their key market, Germany. The unique cloud-based, end-to-end solution enables consumers to pay with all major payment brands and currencies. It also caters for the needs of international travellers through the integrated Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC) capabilities and provides a user-friendly experience for both customers and restaurant staff. It will be rolled out to SSP’s operations in the DACH region, starting with deployment of POS terminals in Germany.
Through the collaboration with Oracle, SSP will benefit from the payment expertise of Worldline and the benefits of Oracle’s full-service restaurant technology solution. The Oracle MICROS Simphony POS system is a comprehensive software and hardware solution that powers food and beverage venues across the globe to manage all their front-of-house, back office, and kitchen operations, helping deliver exceptional guest experiences. Worldline’s integration with Oracle MICROS Simphony POS, available on the Oracle Cloud Marketplace, reduces the cost and complexity for merchants by enabling them to scale and expand their payment solutions without any additional adaption or certification, maximizing sales and reducing running costs.
Guillaume Pascal, Head of Global Sales and Vertical at Worldline’s Merchant Services, commented: “The integration of the Worldline payment solution with Oracle MICROS Simphony POS, the leading restaurant technology POS solution within the food and beverage sector affords our customers the capability to deploy our solution across the whole of Europe without the need for special adaptation or special certification. Our customers will enjoy fast and easy onboarding and benefit from the system’s advanced omnichannel capabilities.”
Mark Gausden, Oracle, VP EMEA Food and Beverage added: “Together with Worldline, SSP can now provide their customers multiple state-of-the-art payment methods, with global scale and fiscal compliance. International travelers also benefit through the integrated Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC) capabilities, which provide a user-friendly experience for both customers and restaurant staff across the SSP network.”
Sylvain Masson, SSP IT Regional Director commented further: “We are very pleased to be bringing this solution to Germany, improving efficiency wherever we operate. The combination of Worldline and Oracle will enable us to offer our customers a seamless solution and ensures maximum service
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is a global leader in the payments industry and the technology partner of choice for merchants, banks and acquirers. Powered by 18,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted and innovative solutions fostering their growth. Services offered by Worldline include instore and online commercial acquiring, highly secure payment transaction processing and numerous digital services. In 2022 Worldline generated a revenue close to 4.4 billion euros. worldline.com
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SSP is a leading operator of food and beverage concessions in travel locations, operating restaurants, bars, cafés, food courts, lounges and convenience stores in airports, train stations, motorway service stations and other leisure locations. We are present in 35 countries around the world and have a portfolio of more than 550 international, national and local brands. www.foodtravelexperts.com