Booking Holdings Announces New Center of Excellence in Bengaluru, India
The new Technology Center Will Initially Employ Roles Focused on FinTech, Financial Services, CyberSecurity and Trust & Safety Services, Supporting the Brands of Booking Holdings
BENGALURU, India, 6th October, 2022 – Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), the world’s leading provider of online travel and related services, announced today the opening of a new Center of Excellence located in Bengaluru, India. The second of the company’s Centers of Excellence to launch globally, it will serve as a hub for specialized and highly skilled talent, leveraging industry best practices, supporting financial system and software development, and enabling collaboration opportunities across FinTech and other key functions for Booking Holdings and its brands, including: Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, KAYAK, OpenTable and Rentalcars.com.
With travel demand re-emerging as travel restrictions ease around the world and the industry continuing its journey to recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic, the new Center of Excellence will support the company’s growth, goals and enable its vision for the future of travel. The Center will offer myriad opportunities in FinTech, IT and other functions – including roles in infrastructure engineering and architecture, software and financial systems development.
“Bengaluru is home to a large, highly skilled and diverse talent pool, with a flourishing reputation for technology and finance, which makes this a great place to open our second Center of Excellence,” said Paulo Pisano, Chief Human Resources Officer for Booking Holdings. “Those who work in this Center will play an important, collaborative and exciting role in supporting the company’s growing FinTech capabilities, and leveraging digital travel innovation to enhance the travel experience for travelers and travel service providers around the world.”
The Center is operating under the legal entity, Booking Holdings India Private Limited. Available positions can be found at www.bookingholdings-coe.com.
About Booking Holdings Inc.
Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world’s leading provider of online travel and related services, provided to consumers and local partners in more than 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer facing brands: Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, Rentalcars.com, KAYAK and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. For more information, visit BookingHoldings.com and follow us on Twitter @BookingHoldings.