Scoot removes payment processing fees globally as part of its vision for making travel attainable for all

Singapore-based LCC Scoot has announced the removal of payment processing fees globally for all bookings made on its direct channels, offering customers even greater value…..

Asia leads the way in alternative payments and they now also dominate in Europe, but the card remains king in North America

Alternative payment options now account for the majority of e-commerce spend worldwide with Asia leading the way with adoption. Europe is also seeing more purchases…..

Emerging technologies will relieve the payments and expense pain points experienced by travellers and managers alike, says BCD’s penultimate ‘Inform’ report

Emerging technologies will relieve the pain points experienced by travellers and managers alike when it comes to expenses, claims BCD Travel in its fifth and…..

Virtual payments could be a winner for travellers and businesses alike; wider industry is becoming increasingly receptive to using ‘progressive’ payment methods

We know that traditional payment methods for business trips are fraught with shortcomings and a GBTA Foundation study highlighted that with the statistic that companies…..

‘Travel agents are not dead’ – Amadeus reveals the five trends that retail travel agents need to consider as part of their long-term strategy

Consumer expectations are rising and travellers are demanding more from agents, including more choices, personalisation, and an end-to-end experience. The industry is also facing a…..

IATA Pay goes live as airlines continue to seek cheaper and simpler secure payment options for consumers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has confirmed the successful completion of the first ‘IATA Pay’ ticket purchase transaction in a live test environment, an…..

Travel companies are risking losing one-third of their customers due to the lack of payment choices they currently offer

More than one third of British, American, Chinese, French and German travellers surveyed globally (36%) are unhappy about not being able to pay the way…..

Video of the week: Winning lost airline revenue opportunities with a quick-to-market digital approach

CellPoint Mobile is on a mission to help airlines, passenger transportation providers, and hospitality companies across the globe to thrive in the mobile economy. “We…..

Will new payment choices change consumer behaviour and influence how we book flights in the future?

Disruption is driving change in the world’s businesses at a quickening pace and technological change has been a great driver with new digital platforms, user…..

Conferma Pay brings new end-to-end virtual payment solution for travel companies

Leading FinTech company Conferma has partnered with global payments technology company Mastercard to bring to market Conferma Pay, an end-to-end virtual payment solution for banks…..

New study shows virtual payment solutions can reduce direct hotel booking costs by more than 10%

While it is obvious that a virtual payment solution can give companies full transparency over hotel bookings and individual items purchased onsite and also streamline…..