Payments


Touchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travel
Touchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travel
By Jill Menze | September 16, 2020
For ground transportation providers, COVID-19 is accelerating the need for both simple touch-free technology as well as more advanced solutions to rebuild traveler confidence and restore revenues. Read More
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Southeast Asian super app Grab adds tour and activity bookings through Klook
By Mitra Sorrells | September 2, 2020
Grab users will be able to book and pay for Klook's tour and activity offerings in the Grab app. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Power your payments – Shining light on how customers pay for flights, hotels, holidays and ground transport
WEBINAR REPLAY! Power your payments – Shining light on how customers pay for flights, hotels, holidays and ground transport
By PhocusWire | August 26, 2020
We discuss key insights from a survey of 33,000 people across 12 countries to find out how they pay for travel and the importance of payments in the booking experience. Read More
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How cashless payments can help hotels on the road to recovery
By Meka White Morris - Tappit | August 13, 2020
Digital payment systems provide better hygiene than cash and can provide hotels with valuable data. Read More
Opinion | Technology
British Airways taps fintech startup Banked for new loyalty offering
British Airways taps fintech startup Banked for new loyalty offering
By Jill Menze | August 11, 2020
Through the partnership, British Airways Executive Club members who make an online purchase with a Banked merchant can collect Avios during checkout. Read More
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Touchless tech: Airports and airlines take steady steps to restore confidence in flying
By Linda Fox | August 4, 2020
Continuing our series on the new normal in the travel experience, PhocusWire looks at touchless tech initiatives in aviation. Read More
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Hotel payment optimization long overdue - and "just in time"
Hotel payment optimization long overdue - and "just in time"
By Ixaris | July 31, 2020
As travelers begin to once again pack their bags, it's not only necessary to keep them informed and safe, but also to know more about them and to keep them engaged through relevance and... Read More
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Touchless tech: How hotels are preparing for a post-COVID guest experience
By Mitra Sorrells | July 28, 2020
Contactless technology solutions are now a top priority for hoteliers are around the world. Read More
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Five tips about payments as airlines resume flying
Five tips about payments as airlines resume flying
By Adnan Beig - Amadeus | July 24, 2020
How the industry receives and administers payments is changing as airlines navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Right now, there isn’t a travel business on the planet that can afford to lose a sale. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Ola expands corporate mobility solution to markets outside India
By Mitra Sorrells | July 23, 2020
The corporate platform is now available to customers in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. Read More
News | Online
India’s SpiceJet airline takes over team and technology of Ixigo’s Travenues subsidiary
India’s SpiceJet airline takes over team and technology of Ixigo’s Travenues subsidiary
By Mitra Sorrells | July 22, 2020
Ixigo launched Travenues in early 2019 to develop e-commerce solutions for airlines. Read More
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Mystifly lands $3.3M to further develop airline retailing platform
Mystifly lands $3.3M to further develop airline retailing platform
By Linda Fox | July 13, 2020
Mystifly gets further investment for its airline retailing technology from Recruit Co. Read More
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Travel spending in the U.S. ticks up, led by alternative lodging
By Mitra Sorrells | July 2, 2020
Cardlytics, a platform that says it has insight into half of all U.S. card swipes, says travel spending is rebounding after bottoming out in April. Read More
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Travel payment standard sees early traction, aims to rebuild trust
By Linda Fox | June 22, 2020
The Open Payment Alliance removes friction from B2B payments but still allows for payment flexibility via a standard. Read More
News | Technology
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TripActions finds opportunity in crisis, adds $125M in new funding and 265 new customers
By Mitra Sorrells | June 16, 2020
TripActions has raised $125 million in new funding as it focuses on expanding globally and building its payment product. Read More
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