Payments


Q&A: Western Union on a complex but manageable world of currencies and payments
Q&A: Western Union on a complex but manageable world of currencies and payments
By PhocusWire | October 7, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to Jonathan Lee, Western Union's director for enterprise payment partnerships, to learn more about its analysis and views on the world of currencies and payments in the travel industry. Read More
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Southeast Asia, part 1: How low-cost options, mobile reliance are driving travel transformation
By Mitra Sorrells | October 7, 2019
We begin our monthlong exploration of travel in Southeast Asia with an overview of the market. Read More
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Impala checks in with $11M investment to scale up hotel data platform
By Kevin May | October 2, 2019
The U.K.-based company was launched in 2017 and had previously raised $1.8 million in April 2018. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Strong Customer Authentication for travel: are we there yet?
WEBINAR REPLAY! Strong Customer Authentication for travel: are we there yet?
By PhocusWire | September 24, 2019
There is still a lack of clarity regarding SCA implementation and use cases in the travel industry. We outline everything that you need to know. Read More
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HRS acquires Conichi
HRS acquires Conichi to build new payment-focused division
By Mitra Sorrells | September 20, 2019
HRS has acquired Conichi as part of its strategy to build a global payment solution. Read More
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India Paytm 35m travel investment
India’s Paytm invests $35M to expand its travel business
By Mitra Sorrells | September 20, 2019
Indian e-commerce giant Paytm says it will invest about $35 million in its travel business over the next six months. Read More
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How SCA will affect the travel industry
How SCA will affect the travel industry
By Eric Liebman and Marc Van Puyvelde  | September 5, 2019
We look at the timeline and milestones for the SCA roll-out and the impact of different SCA use cases for airlines, hospitality and online travel agencies. Read More
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Marriott picks BookingPal as exclusive tech partner for home-rental unit
Marriott picks BookingPal as exclusive tech partner for home-rental unit
By Jill Menze | September 3, 2019
Marriott International has selected BookingPal as the exclusive technology partner for its Homes & Villas vacation rental division. Read More
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Ixigo Flipkart partnership flight bookings
Ixigo shifts to “full OTA experience” in deal with Indian e-commerce site Flipkart
By Mitra Sorrells | August 30, 2019
Ixigo is now managing domestic and international flight bookings on Flipkart, and additional verticals may be added soon. Read More
News | Distribution
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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