The crisis affecting the tourism market in Italy and the expansion in the sector of Scalapay, the scaleup that allows you to pay your online purchases in three installments. The reality is that travel is overwhelmingly affirmed in the population as a need and the opportunity for consumers to defer costs without interest is a great lever for buying travel and entertainment experiences, stays and trips in Italy and towards destinations that can be reached today. More than 50 travel companies have understood this (half of which are accommodation facilities) which in 6 months have chosen to adhere to the Scalapay formula, making them more attractive to consumers.
A very encouraging first balance for FinTech Scalapay, market leader in the “buy now, pay later” market which has also transformed payment methods in the travel sector, allowing buyers to receive products and services immediately, paying for them in three interest-free solutions. and companies to receive the full amount immediately. Purchases in the travel segment of the Scalapay community in recent months have been heterogeneous on each type of service and then focus, in the period between November and December, towards the purchase of gift cards, spas, mountain stays and weekends. In recent weeks, despite the continuing uncertainties in the travel sector, Scalapay already detects an important number of bookings for summer holidays, with a clear trend towards the Italian sea.
Parallel to the growth of partnerships, the team entirely dedicated to travel also increases: soon there will be 6 resources in the team between sales and accounts. Comment Matteo CiccaléPartnerships Director – Travel of Scalapay, “We wanted to test a positioning of the Buy Now Pay Later formula in the travel sector and we are particularly pleased to be able to detect this level of results within a few months.
Now we aim to relaunch and further consolidate both on the Italian market, with the aim of gaining more and more the trust of tour operators, holiday makers, amusement and entertainment parks, and beyond national borders. We believe that there is room for maneuver to address both companies outside the national borders and the very recent opening to travel in Spain and France is proof of this “.