Eye on Hospitality: Credit Card Processing Made Easy

Eye on Hospitality: Credit Card Processing Made Easy

By Paul Schlienz

The result was Washington Hospitality Association Credit Card processing program, providing lower credit card processing rates to its members, saving them lots of money.

The program has much to offer to Association members. It not only provides hospitality industry-specific applications and features; the savings grow as the number of members using the program grows.

“On an average, we’re saving our members $2,400 annually,” said CJ Jernberg, benefits program specialist at the Washington Hospitality Association.

As a large Association, we’re able to deliver national pricing for all our members whether independent, franchised or multi-unit or a single location. Low or high volume does not matter. Everyone gets a great rate, as long as you’re on the program these rates are guaranteed not to go up behind your back. They are locked in by the Association.

“We’re also completely transparent with our pricing model,” added Jernberg.

When members use Washington Hospitality Association Credit Card Processing they receive readable statements with no hidden fees. In fact, all fees are explained up front.”

All we need is your two most recent months’ merchant account statements and we’ll make you an offer that can’t be beat. You have nothing to lose by allowing us to provide you with a free evaluation and comparison of your current rates and services. We are confident that the end result will save you money.

“Another advantage to our members is that there is no contract,” said Ken Wells, the Washington Hospitality Association’s director of business development. “If a member wants to go somewhere else after trying our program, they’re not stuck with us, although we think most of our members are going to be very happy with what we have to offer.”

Members can count on. good customer support whenever its needed. A dedicated and well-trained staff of hospitality-focused service professionals operate a 24/7 call center for client assistance.

“You know you’re not being ripped off with our program,” said Wells. “With our program, you get a rate guarantee and the Association behind you. You owe it to yourself to learn more about what we have to offer.”

To get started on a quote, send your most recent two months of credit card statements to kenw@wahospitality.org For further questions, contact: Ken Wells at 425.457.1458