Payments


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Accor talks up loyalty deals, seeks new partners for some business elements
By Linda Fox | February 21, 2020
Accor highlights big plans for loyalty partners as it announces full-year results for 2019. Read More
News | Distribution
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As short-term rental industry grows, so does use of management tech
By Mitra Sorrells | February 20, 2020
A survey by Rentals United finds short-term rental property managers are increasingly using technology.   Read More
News | Technology
WEX buys Travelport's eNett and Optal for $1.7B
WEX buys Travelport's eNett and Optal for $1.7B
By Kevin May | January 24, 2020
The decision to offload the eNett division comes just nine months after Travelport came off the public financial markets and went back into the hands of private equity. Read More
News | Technology
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Increased focus on offers and customer service are top asks from travelers
By Linda Fox | January 22, 2020
A global survey of travelers from Expedia Partner Solutions highlights the most important booking, payment and customer service factors. Read More
News | Online
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ARC boosts corporate travel services with majority stake in NuTravel
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2020
ARC has taken a majority stake in NuTravel to accelerate delivery of omnichannel solutions for corporate travel. Read More
News | Technology
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Industry veteran launches new boutique OTA
By Mitra Sorrells | January 16, 2020
Industry veteran Jeff Klee is launching a new online travel agency, Qtrip, that will eventually replace his original site, CheapAir. Read More
News | Online
The digital travel revolution, next-gen consumers and the role of insurance
The digital travel revolution, next-gen consumers and the role of insurance
By PhocusWire | January 6, 2020
Over the course of two interviews, PhocusWire spoke to Beth Godlin, president at the Aon Travel Practice, about a wide range of issues in the travel industry. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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In The Big Chair LIVE – Mike Premo of ARC
By Mitra Sorrells | December 19, 2019
Mike Premo has been CEO of ARC (Airlines Reporting Corporation) since 2011 and has announced he will retire at the end of 2020.   Read More
Interview | Technology
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Predictions for the next decade of travel
By Jim Pratt - WEX  | December 17, 2019
WEX senior vice president Jim Pratt predicts rapid innovation will reshape the travel industry in the coming decade. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
VIDEO: How travel companies should think about Asia's super apps
VIDEO: How travel companies should think about Asia's super apps
By Linda Fox | December 10, 2019
Travel execs at The Phocuswright Conference 2019 discuss some of the interesting consumer purchase behaviors emerging on super apps in Asia. Read More
News | Distribution
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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
News | Online
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
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