Holiday Inn Club Vacations Incorporated Debuts New Holiday Inn Club Vacations™ World Mastercard®
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Incorporated, in partnership with Imprint, today announced the debut of the new Holiday Inn Club Vacations™ World Mastercard®
Mastercard to take stake in digital payments provider Conferma Pay
Conferma Pay has announced a new partnership with Mastercard to accelerate the use of virtual cards for business-to-business travel payments.
Évora the city with the most modern transport system in Portugal
Trevo (Transportes Rodoviários de Évora), the public transport service operator for the city of Évora, announced that it has adopted Ubirider’s digital platform, Pick, which provides contactless payments on their public transport network, with the collaboration of Mastercard.
Mastercard launches cyber security “Experience Centre”
Mastercard has unveiled the ” Experience Centre” at its Global Intelligence and Cyber Centre of Excellence (“Centre of Excellence”) in Vancouver, BC, where local, national and international tech communities are invited to collaborate on cyber security innovation. The Experience Centre also features emerging Mastercard products and solutions that are already securing digital payments on a global scale, including those developed locally in Vancouver.
Mastercard and Musafir venture to boost seamless travel bookings
Payments company Mastercard and travel website Musafir have joined forces to take travel bookings originating in the Middle East and North Africa to new heights by digitizing end-to-end payment flows and launching payment products.
New Amadeus wallet solution seeks to simplify airline payments
The Amadeus business-to-business Wallet Partner Pay solution is already reducing the cost and complexity of receiving and making payments for Thai Airways and Select Travel, a travel agency based in Sweden, as part of an on-going trial.
London & Partners launches new visitors app in partnership with Mastercard
Mastercard and London & Partners have announced a new strategic partnership which will see the organisations combine their expertise to deliver smart solutions for the city. As part of the partnership, the mayor of London’s official promotional agency and Mastercard have launched a mobile application to improve the visitor experience in London.
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
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 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.
London tops MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index
London has established itself as the hottest city in the world, according to MasterCard Worldwide, which ranked it top of its second annual Global Destination Cities Index. For the second year running, the British capital is also expected to attract the highest international visitor spend, ahead of New York, Bangkok, Paris and Singapore.
Hotel de La Paix and Mastercard fund another 500 bikes for Khmer Kids
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.