Payments


Certify/Chrome River acquires payment card provider Emburse
Certify/Chrome River acquires payment card provider Emburse
By Jill Menze | July 30, 2019
Certify/Chrome River is adding San Francisco-based startup Emburse to its travel expense management portfolio. Read More
News | Technology
TravelPerk FlexiPerk business travel refund
TravelPerk shakes up business travel with new refund option for cancelled bookings
By Mitra Sorrells | July 24, 2019
TravelPerk's new FlexiPerk option gives companies a 90% refund on cancelled bookings. Read More
News | Startups
Amadeus altnerative payments growing globally
How traveler payment preferences are changing rapidly around the globe
By Jean Christophe Lacour - Amadeus  | July 17, 2019
A new study from Amadeus and PPRO has found alternative payment methods have surpassed cards and cash combined in Asia and Europe and adoption in the U.S. is rapidly increasing. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Forget tech - Hoteliers are struggling with the law
Forget tech - Hoteliers are struggling with the law
By Renee Robbie - SiteMinder  | July 8, 2019
This September, another European standard known as PSD2 (the second Payment Services Directive) and requiring Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) will come into play, changing online payments as we... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
India, part 1: A vast travel opportunity, now led by digital
India, part 1: A vast travel opportunity, now led by digital
By Mitra Sorrells | July 8, 2019
For part 1 in our month-long look at India we explore the overall travel market and implications of the country's growing, young and socially-active population. Read More
News | Online
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How Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency might fit into travel
By Linda Fox | July 1, 2019
Concerns are not surprising given the probes into the social media platform around privacy and wider concerns about cryptocurrencies, but, for travel, there are a few interesting elements about Libra. Read More
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ConnexPay 7 million series a
Travel payment startup ConnexPay raises $7M Series A round
By Mitra Sorrells | June 28, 2019
Travel payment solution provider ConnexPay has raised $7 million in a Series A round led by BIP Capital. Read More
News | Startups
Flywire payment complexities tours and activities
Q&A: Payment complexities in the growing tours and activities sector
By Mitra Sorrells | June 28, 2019
Flywire's Colyn Smyth discusses some of the challenges related to payments in the tours and activities space. Read More
News | Online
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Grab helps with $8M investment in Splyt to expand partnership globally
By Linda Fox | June 26, 2019
Grab and Splyt say their shared vision is for travelers not to have to download local transportation apps or fall back on hailing taxis. Read More
News | Startups
Q&A: How an emerging market online travel agency facilitates payments - offline
Q&A: How an emerging market online travel agency facilitates payments - offline
By Jill Menze | June 26, 2019
One of Flymya's biggest hurdles is payments: Only 2% of the population has a credit or debit card, plus money can’t be transferred electronically between banks - meaning the company must employ a... Read More
Interview | Online
Travel payments, part 4: Hopes and hurdles for startups
Travel payments, part 4: Hopes and hurdles for startups
By Mitra Sorrells | June 24, 2019
In part four of our payments month them we talk to investors and entrepreneurs about the challenges and opportunities for startups in this space. Read More
News | Technology
Mastercard makes experiences available via voice technology
Mastercard makes experiences available via voice technology
By Linda Fox | June 18, 2019
Mastercard has released an experiences skill for smart speakers such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Read More
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Payments month part 3 virtual cards
Travel payments, part 3: Virtual payment tech and its impact on business travel
By Mitra Sorrells | June 17, 2019
For part three in our payments month series we take a look at virtual card payments and how they're used in business travel. Read More
News | Technology
Worldpay Helldorff payment challenges trends
Q&A: Worldpay's Thomas Helldorff on challenges, trends and predictions for travel payments
By Mitra Sorrells | June 13, 2019
Worldpay's vice president of vertical strategy for travel and airlines shares his thoughts on the role of mobile and alternative payments, how payment systems can drive conversions and much... Read More
News | Technology
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Bitcoin continues to be on a slow burn as payment option in travel
By Linda Fox | June 12, 2019
Can Bitcoin gain real traction in travel payments as it's explored by new segments? Read More
News | Online