Bahrain hotel first in kingdom to receive crypto asset payments

  • Novotel Bahrain’s Al Dana Resort has become the first hotel in Bahrain to accept crypto assets as payment.
  • The Central Bank of Bahrain will handle the payment. 
  • The hotel’s general manager is proud to be associated with Eazy Financial Services.

A western Asian island country, Bahrain became the first place in the region to accept payments in cryptocurrencies. A luxury 4-star beachside hotel in Manama, Novotel Bahrain Al Dana Resort, signed a payment service agreement with Eazy Financial Services, ‘EazyPay.’ 

The agreement signing ceremony was held at the Novotel Bahrain Al Dana Resort in attendance of Chief Executive Officer of Eazy Financial Services, Nayef Tawfiq Al-Alawi, General Manager of the resort, Amid Yazji, Director of Finance Muhammad Sohail Jamil and Head of Merchant services and sales, Khalid Showaiter. 

As per the agreement, Novotel Bahrain Al Dana Resort will be providing various electronic payment services to help flourish business operations and provide a better customer experience.

Crypto payment service at Bahrain Hotel 

The outlets at Novotel Bahrain’s Al Dana Resort will have state-of-the-art terminals accepting multiple modes of payment. This will include standard debit and credit cards from Visa and MasterCard, as well as the latest method of payment using crypto assets. 

The Central Bank of Bahrain will handle the payments. Novotel Bahrain Al Dana Resort has become the first hotel in Bahrain as well as in the region which will accept modern leading payments in digital assets such as Cryptocurrencies in a regulated, safe and extremely fast way. 

Amid Yazji, the general manager of the Novotel Bahrain Al Dana Resort, came up with his thoughts and said, We are pleased to publicize it is the first hotel in the domain of Bahrain and the region to allow the newest electronic payment technology in collaboration with Easy Financial Services, EazyPay.

 Further, he added, “keeping up with the development of technologies, and our constant desire to provide our valued guests with the highest levels of service.” 

The Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Eazy Financial Services also expressed his happiness and said they are proud to be partners of Novotel Bahrain Al Dana Resort. He also added, “ By providing a competitive, and innovative payment services, which makes EasyPay the preferred and trusted point of sale and online payment gateway service provider in Bahrain.”

A little look at Bahrain 

Bahrain is famous for its lush date palm plantations; since ancient times, it has been a gateway for trade and a source of natural resources for the surrounding region. 

As reported, Considering purchasing power parity, Bahrain is among the 30 richest countries worldwide and one of the high-income countries with an average annual income of USD 22,950.

Final Thoughts 

The luxury hotel’s management believes that bringing EazyPay to Novotel Bahrain’s Al Dana Resort will ensure a simple and efficient transaction journey certifying first-class service for customers.