Articles tagged “credit cards”

Hotels

How Digitization Is Changing the Hotel Payment Landscape: New Skift Research

Hotels need to be where the consumers are. Offering digital and alternative payment options is key to benefitting from current trends, and this means working with fintech players that are able to offer these services by integrating into hotel tech systems.

How Digitization Is Changing the Hotel Payment Landscape: New Skift Research

Hotels

Why Hotels Need to Make Payment Tech a Priority: New Skift Research

Most hoteliers would rather not think about their payment tech, as long as it works. But payment habits are changing, and so is payment tech. Hoteliers — and hotel tech vendors and investors — will want to be on top of these changes, especially now that revenues are suppressed.

Why Hotels Need to Make Payment Tech a Priority: New Skift Research

Business Travel

Expense Startup Raises $300 Million to Target Remote Workers Doing Less Travel

Ramp is yet another fintech newcomer that plans on disrupting corporate travel and expenses. Is its automated twist enough to help it stand out in a saturated market?

Expense Startup Raises $300 Million to Target Remote Workers Doing Less Travel

Online Travel

Priceline Extends Fintech Capabilities to the U.S. Military in Expanded Partnership

While travel management companies have battled over the years for government travel contracts, Priceline seems to have found a solid niche in a less lucrative leisure travel business for members of the U.S. military and their families. Priceline isn't looking for a big return from the effort while executives and employees feel proud to be a part of it.

Priceline Extends Fintech Capabilities to the U.S. Military in Expanded Partnership

Online Travel

Booking Holdings’ New Fintech Unit Aims to Help Travelers Beat Banks at Their Own Game

Bookings Holdings Fintech boss Daniel Marovitz says payments is arguably the world's largest industry. Across the online travel universe, look for payments to eventually become a line item — and very material to companies' financials.

Booking Holdings’ New Fintech Unit Aims to Help Travelers Beat Banks at Their Own Game

Online Travel

Hipmunk Co-Founders Debut Next-Gen Flight Search Tool to Skirt Online Travel ‘Collusion’

A new business model shall set you free. That's the underpinning of Flight Penguin, with the former Hipmunk gang vowing to overturn the coziness between online travel players and their big-spending partners. Google, Kayak and Expedia have nothing to fear; they will hardly notice.

Hipmunk Co-Founders Debut Next-Gen Flight Search Tool to Skirt Online Travel ‘Collusion’

Online Travel

Hopper’s New $170 Million Financing Led by Capital One Will Expand Online Travel Loyalty Biz

More blurring of the lines between travel technology and financial services, and the latest example of investors seeing potential in the sector's return.

Hopper’s New $170 Million Financing Led by Capital One Will Expand Online Travel Loyalty Biz

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Revamp Credit Cards to Keep Pace With Competition

Customers once coveted airline credit cards for their rich rewards. But banks have created other travel-oriented cards that reward them even more. Working with the banks that issue their cards, airlines are improving their offerings so they stay relevant.

U.S. Airlines Revamp Credit Cards to Keep Pace With Competition

Airlines

Delta and American Express Revamp Their Co-Branded Credit Cards

Credit cards are a huge profit driver for U.S. airlines, so carriers and card companies are constantly updating offerings. Undoubtedly, Delta and American Express hope the new portfolio will boost sign-ups.

Delta and American Express Revamp Their Co-Branded Credit Cards
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Business Travel

Cross-Border Payments: 4 Best Practices That Travel Providers Should Keep in Mind

The travel industry has its own set of unique challenges when it comes to getting cross-border payments right. There are a few key tactics that can turn a good payments strategy into a great one.

Cross-Border Payments: 4 Best Practices That Travel Providers Should Keep in Mind