Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) is going to provide virtual credit card services to the agents of Haltrip, an online travel agency.
An agreement was recently signed between Haltrip and EBL in this regard, said a press release on Wednesday.
As per the agreement, any agent of Haltrip will get up to Tk10 lakh credit facilities under EBL Diners Club credit card rules without any security.
Besides, there will be an opportunity to get Tk25 lakh credit with security.
Haltrip Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tajbir Hasan said, "About 5,000 agents of Haltrip will get the opportunity to use virtual credit cards.”
The agents can only book and collect air tickets from Haltrip with a virtual credit card and they will get 15 to 45 days to repay the money.
Any entrepreneur can register with Haltrip website using their trade license and proper documents and after getting approval, they will be able to offer tickets and hotel booking services to travelers through the website.