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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
News | Online
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
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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
News | Online
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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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Online
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
From Our Partners | Technology
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
News | Technology