Payments


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India's Paytm finances bus ticketing tech firm Infinity
By Steven Lerner | December 4, 2019
The partnership will bolster Paytm's payments and ticketing technology solutions for bus operators. Read More
News | Online
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Amazon expands travel offerings in India with RedBus partnership
By Mitra Sorrells | December 4, 2019
Amazon in India is adding bus ticketing through a partnership with RedBus. Read More
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The big travel payment trends coming in 2020
The big travel payment trends coming in 2020
By Jeremy Dyball - Amadeus  | December 3, 2019
Things are changing rapidly in the area of travel payments - an executive from Amadeus weighs in with four predictions for the coming year. Read More
Opinion | Online
VIDEO: Flymya - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Flymya - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 3, 2019
How do you run an OTA in Myanmar? Flymya knows and understands the challenges of operating in a unique economy. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Uplift finalizes $250M credit line for travel payment service
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2019
The platform that allows travel brands to offer part-payments to users agrees to a $250 million credit line with Credit Suisse. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Despegar's CEO on growth and navigating regional challenges
VIDEO: Despegar's CEO on growth and navigating regional challenges
By Mitra Sorrells | November 28, 2019
Despegar CEO Damian Scokin discussed the Latin American OTA's plans for continued growth, including new products and partnerships, during an interview at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Airalo - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Airalo - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 26, 2019
Get pain-free travel and stay connected without changing SIM cards or renting a Wi-Fi device. Read More
Interview | Startups
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B2B travel payments: It’s time to improve the experience
By Mastercard  | November 25, 2019
It seems that business to business payments across the travel space have a long way to go to catch up with the speed, simplicity and convenience delivered in the consumer world, Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Hahn Air issues first airline ticket via Winding Tree blockchain
By Mitra Sorrells | November 19, 2019
Germany's Hahn Air says it has issued the first blockchain-powered air ticket. Read More
News | Distribution
Hot 25 Startups 2020: ConnexPay
Hot 25 Startups 2020: ConnexPay
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2019
Connexpay acts as a C2B2B intermediary, which transforms payment acceptance and insurance for travel providers. Read More
Interview | Technology
Refundit pockets $9.8M for its digital VAT refund service
Refundit pockets $9.8M for its digital VAT refund service
By Linda Fox | November 15, 2019
Amadeus Ventures led the round, with participation also coming from Portugal Ventures and a number of seed investors. Read More
News | Startups
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Uplift adds Carnival Cruise Line to growing list of payment option partners
By Mitra Sorrells | November 12, 2019
Carnival Cruise Line is the newest travel brand to offer financing through Uplift. Read More
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Latin Americans love to travel – and your company should seize this market
Latin Americans love to travel – and your company should seize this market
By PhocusWire | November 12, 2019
EBANX's head of travel, Matthew Nutting, highlights the growth of Latin America’s travel market and how traveling is intrinsically tied into Latin America’s way of life. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Southeast Asia a “melting pot of trends” in online travel
By Mitra Sorrells | October 30, 2019
Travel companies are expanding their offerings and forging partnerships to stay ahead in the fast-changing market of Southeast Asia. Read More
News | Online
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
From Our Partners | Technology