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The region’s first ‘local experience platform’ Zamboola.com goes live

Zamboola.com, a new ‘local experience’ operator, has gone live with its unique and the region’s first “Book Now Pay Later” feature

You can book up to 10,000 AED and pay later at no extra charge The UAE recorded a 54.7% hotel occupancy in 2020, the world’s second-highest Domestic tourism surged 107% despite the COVID-19 crisis

Zamboola.com, a new ‘local experience’ operator, has gone live. With its unique and the region’s first “Book Now Pay Later” feature, residents, expats, nationals from the UAE and Saudi Arabia (KSA) can explore like never before. 

‎Users can book popular local experiences for up to AED10,000  for custom experiences and pay in up to 4 equal parts, spread over 4 months at no extra cost, no interest, no credit reports, no deposits on any debit or credit card issued here. 

“Travel is not just for tourists. For a resident, family, friends, team events, party, or wedding, travel is a great way to rejuvenate, destress, and celebrate. Zamboola was created for this new normal,” says Madhan Saminathan, founder and CEO. 

The UAE recorded a 54.7% hotel occupancy in 2020, the world’s second-highest (after China) while the global rate dropped to 37% due to the pandemic. 

‎Staycations and domestic tourism were the UAE’s silver lining as they are cost-effective, simple, with no visa hassles, potential flight issues, delays, or quarantines.‎ 

In 2020, the UAE’s domestic travel spending was AED 41 billion. A new campaign underway is set to soar this to AED 80 billion over the next few years.  ‎“Domestic tourism surged 107% despite the COVID-19 crisis because of the government’s proactive approach, residents following all precautions, vaccination, and operators being compliant,” says Madhan. “Zamboola was created so that customers can enjoy safely without strain on their wallet or mind.“   

Zamboola.com works with trained staff and trusted venues and partners. ‎With special offers and unique payment options, it’s an affordable luxury for everyone.  

The site’s e-commerce platform is built using the latest technology and enjoys fast, secure, multi-lingual seamless booking and support. As part of its expansion, Zamboola is soon opening a new marketplace for niche, specialist, unique experience operators and guides to list for free and leverage Zamboola’s platform to grow their business.