Company founded in Rochdale passes $1b milestone

Date published: 23 May 2022

An online booking system created in Rochdale, Booking Online Ltd/ Booking Online USA LLC have crossed a massive milestone in their business, having processed a staggering $1billion US dollars in bookings value since launching their services.

Providing event management businesses with state of the art live reservation systems, marketing and payment processing, Booking Online Ltd helps businesses generate maximum bookings for their business through the services they provide.

Established in Rochdale in 2011 by local businessmen Aftab Ali and Eddie Daniels, Booking Online Ltd is an online booking system used by thousands of businesses in 18 countries.

The company purchased Zen Web Solutions in 2017, and entered an exclusive partnership with Worldpay US and Worldpay UK in 2019.

"In 2018, we launched our services in the USA, winning numerous business awards, and in 2021 we set up our USA subsidiary Booking Online USA LLC to push forward with our business growth. Our vibrant and easy to use services have been well received, resulting in thousands of bookings processed every month", said co-founder Aftab Ali.

With global partnerships in place with some of the world's largest payment providers, in April 2022 after innovating their way through a global pandemic, Booking Online crossed the $1b mark, having processed over 4.5 million event bookings.

"Over the years, we have invested in a fantastic team that gets behind our ambitious goals. Together, we continue to deliver the highest levels of service possible." said CEO Eddie Daniels.

Booking Online Ltd employs 23 people in the UK, with a global network of remote support staff to deliver a customer support helpline covering New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Europe, UK, Ireland, USA and Canada.

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