OpenTable Mobile Payments National Expansion Kicks Off in New York City
OpenTable wraps mobile payment pilot phase and plans to expand to 20 cities
before year end
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTable, the world's leading
provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group
(NASDAQ: PCLN), today announced that it kicked off the national expansion of
its pay with OpenTable feature with a launch in New York City.
OpenTable, Inc. Logo.
To pay with OpenTable, diners who book at participating restaurants simply add
a credit card in the OpenTable iPhone app before they dine and can then view
and pay their check with a few taps. There's no separate app to download; no
table number to enter; and no scanning or barcodes involved. Diners who pay
with OpenTable simply get up and go whenever they're ready.
"Just as we solved the pain of booking a reservation, we have a tremendous
opportunity to solve the pain of settling the check," said Matt Roberts, Chief
Executive Officer of OpenTable. "We have millions of diners actively booking
reservations on our mobile apps and technology in more than 31,000
restaurants. This combination makes us uniquely suited to power a payment and
dining experience that is intuitive and elegant for both diners and
In addition to today's launch in New York City, OpenTable plans to expand its
mobile payments presence in San Francisco – home to its mobile payment pilot
which launched in February 2014 – and plans to roll out the feature across the
nation by introducing it in 20 cities before year end.
To find out more about OpenTable mobile payments and view the current list of
participating restaurants visit http://pay.opentable.com/. Restaurants who
are interested in providing their guests with the experience of paying with
OpenTable can learn more at http://pay.opentable.com/restaurants.
OpenTable, part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is the world's leading
provider of online restaurant reservations, seating more than 15 million
diners per month via online bookings across more than 31,000 restaurants. The
OpenTable network connects restaurants and diners, helping diners discover and
book the perfect table and helping restaurants deliver personalized
hospitality to keep guests coming back. The OpenTable service enables diners
to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on
verified diner reviews, menus, and other helpful information, and easily book
a reservation. In addition to the company's website and mobile apps, OpenTable
powers online reservations for nearly 600 partners, including many of the
Internet's most popular global and local brands. For restaurants, the
OpenTable hospitality solutions enable them to manage their reservation book,
streamline their operations, and enhance their service levels. Since its
inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated more than 620 million diners around
the world. The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and the
OpenTable service is available throughout the United States, as well as in
Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and the UK.
OpenTable, OpenTable.com, OpenTable logos, and other service names are the
trademarks of OpenTable, Inc. and/or its affiliates
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