The basics of the payment industry [free download]

There are many software systems a hotelier can make use of. It starts with a channel manager, reservation system and an online booking engine. But there's also the part where bookers have to pay for their room. That's where the payment service provider comes in. The infographic we've made tells you about the basics of the payment industry and its software systems.

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The basics of the payment industry are free available for everybody. Just fill in the form below, and the document opens on a new screen. We also send you the infographic via email, in case you don't have time to read it right away. That way you can have a look at it at a time that serves you right. Ideal right?

Our tip: the infographics are great for understanding the basics of payments - for colleagues new in the hotel business or for interns. So, download it for yourself and share it with them too!

This infographic covers the following subjects:

  • Explanation of the payment service provider (PSP)
  • Handling payments manually or automatically
  • Explanation of the payment gateway
  • Software suggestions for the PSP and the payment gateway





About SmartHOTEL 

For more than 16 years, SmartHOTEL has been helping hoteliers navigate the exciting world of online distribution. From our office based in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, our team serves independent hotels, hostels and chains worldwide by providing channel management and tailored online distribution solutions. A lot has changed over the last years, but our goal remains the same: simply connect hotels to the world. For any questions regarding our services, please contact us at or call +31 (0)182 75 11 18. 


By SmartHOTEL | May 06, 2021

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