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London maintains top spot on MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index

London maintains top spot on MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index

London tops the list as the destination of choice for international travellers for the third time in four years, according to the annual MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index released today. The Index is now in its fourth year which, using data from 132 most travelled cities from around the world, reveals that London is projected to receive 18.7 million international visitors in 2014.

Strength of dollar remains top priority for Australian tourism

Strength of dollar remains top priority for Australian tourism

The strength of the Australian dollar remains the top concern of Australia’s tourism operators, the latest edition of the TTF-MasterCard Tourism Industry Sentiment Survey has found. With the dollar averaging US103.9 cents during the quarter – making it more expensive for international visitors coming to Australia and cheaper for Australians to travel internationally - it’s no surprise the exchange rate remains the tourism industry’s number one concern.

MasterCard signs up with eNett International

MasterCard signs up with eNett International

29th Aug 2012 Travel Technology News

MasterCard Worldwide and eNett International have signed a partnership agreement which provides innovative payment and reconciliation solutions for the travel industry through the use of Virtual Account Numbers. The partnership aims to facilitate high volumes of global payments over a 5 year period and sets MasterCard up as the exclusive payment partner for all eNett VANs generated in Europe.

Hotel de La Paix and Mastercard fund another 500 bikes for Khmer Kids

Hotel de La Paix and Mastercard fund another 500 bikes for Khmer Kids

2nd Jun 2010 Press Release Hotel News

Hôtel de la Paix is delighted to announce that a recent initiative in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide has resulted in the provision of 500 school bags and bicycles for needy children living in the outlying villages around Siem Reap, Cambodia, making it possible for them to get to school.

Hôtel De La Paix And Mastercard The Wheel Deal For Khmer Kids

Hôtel De La Paix And Mastercard The Wheel Deal For Khmer Kids

14th Dec 2009 Press Release Hotel News

Cambodia’s iconic Hôtel de la Paix has once again teamed up with MasterCard Worldwide to raise much-needed funds to buy bicycles for needy children living in the outlying villages around Siem Reap, improving access to education for hundreds of kids. Until the end of 2009, any transaction at - or booking for - Hôtel de la Paix paid for with a MasterCard will see a bicycle and school bag donated as part of the ‘Purchase with Purpose’ scheme, ensuring even more local children can get themselves, and their books, to school.