Doha Bank & Q-Tickets announce 100,000 ticket sales online in just 6 months

Brand New additions to the service include allowing customers to purchase tickets using their Doha Bank Internet banking accounts if they do not have credit cards

Powered by Doha Bank’s payment gateway, the Online ticket-booking portal Q-Tickets.com has surpassed 100,000 reserved tickets with more than 40,000 registered cinema goers in a short period of just 6 months.

Q-Tickets.com in partnership with Doha Bank is offering, for the first time in Qatar, the opportunity to purchase Movie tickets online for Villagio and City Centre cinemas and Event tickets for latest events in Qatar.

Q-Tickets.com helps patrons avoid standing in queues for movie and event tickets. Powered by Doha Bank’s proven e-commerce capabilities, Q-Tickets.com gives Qatar’s cinema and event loving public the convenience and added security of a secure online transaction. After logging on, customers can choose their preferred movie, screen and show time, as well as their desired seats off a visual layout. Ticket purchases can be completed via credit cards or through a Doha Bank Internet banking account. On completion of the booking, the customer receives a reservation code via SMS or email.

Doha Bank Group CEO Dr. R. Seetharaman said: “Doha Bank is always committed to building partnerships with innovative companies seeking to change the marketplace and deliver greater value to end users. We are extremely happy with the way the payment gateway has been performing and this experience helps us tailor even more payment solutions for our customers who are always seeking a competitive, always-on service solution to make their lives easier. We are proud to share this success with Q-Tickets.com. We congratulate our partners and wish them ever greater success.”

“Q-Tickets.com is overwhelmed by the tremendous response and brand faith shown by its patrons who helped us reach the 100,000 mark in record time. With more than 40,000 registered users already, our targeted numbers have been surpassed considerably. We are very excited to be able to bring such a simple convenience to cinemagoers in Qatar. This sets the platform for the further development of the Q-Tickets.com platform to provide even more ticketing services in the future,” said Mr Satya Kalyan Yerramsetti, Co-Founder & CEO of Q-Tickets.com

Doha Bank is the payment partner for Q-Tickets that powers the e-commerce gateway, which is a key component in enabling online tickets reservations.

Mr Suresh Bajpai, Head of Retail Banking at Doha Bank, added: “This extraordinary performance in just 6 months is proof that this service fills a void in the market. Doha Bank has been working with the portal during the past few months to deliver even greater value to customers. We are proud to offer additional payment options on Q-Tickets.com. Visitors on the website can now choose to pay for tickets with their Doha Bank accounts if they don’t hold a credit card. This is yet another first for e-commerce in Qatar.”

Dr. Tejinder Singh, Founder of Q-Tickets.com said “another major addition to the service is the ability to book tickets via the new mobile website. The mobile version of the website is much lighter in terms of size and so consumes a lot less GSM Internet bandwidth”.