Articles tagged “payments”

Startups

Vacation Rentals and Luxury Trips: Travel Startups Raise $106 Million

Niche vacation rental platforms are still raising money, just not quite as often as during pandemic times.

Vacation Rentals and Luxury Trips: Travel Startups Raise $106 Million

Overtourism

Goa Invites Public Suggestions for New Tourism Bill – India Report

Goa is working to position itself as more than just a tourism destination known for its beaches and nightlife. As it seeks to welcome more visitors, the state is taking measures to ensure that the negative impacts of tourism are mitigated - both on the environment and its people.

Goa Invites Public Suggestions for New Tourism Bill – India Report

Travel Technology

Amadeus Acquires Voxel for $123 Million to Expand Payments Business

Amadeus acquired another company earlier this year to expand its biometrics business. Now it's taken the same strategy to expand its payments business.

Amadeus Acquires Voxel for $123 Million to Expand Payments Business

Tourism

China Expands Visa-Free Entry List — Is Your Country Included?

Visa-free entry policies have long been recognized as potent tools for bolstering tourism numbers. China not only acknowledges the potential of this strategy, but is also keen to translate this into tangible results.

China Expands Visa-Free Entry List — Is Your Country Included?
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Tourism

New Report: Accelerating Sustainability in Travel and Tourism

In a new report, Visa details how public and private interests can collaborate to make sustainable travel a reality and conquer the “say-do gap” between travelers’ stated preferences and actual consumption patterns.

New Report: Accelerating Sustainability in Travel and Tourism

Online Travel

Travel Now, Pay Later Choices Catch on in India

More and more Indians are spreading their wings and exploring the world, making travel a big part of their lifestyle. And guess what's making it even easier? Those "travel now, pay later" options.

Travel Now, Pay Later Choices Catch on in India
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Travel Technology

Q&A: What Travel Professionals Need to Know About Virtual Payments for 2024

Virtual payments have become a critical revenue driver for the travel industry by optimizing the payment flow between travel agencies and providers. This roundtable discussion between SkiftX and two Sabre executives explores the challenges and opportunities around business-to-business payments to help travel companies unlock new revenue streams.

Q&A: What Travel Professionals Need to Know About Virtual Payments for 2024

News Blog

Booking Holdings Is Compensating Hosts and Partners for Payments Failure

The problem surfaced in late Summer — Booking.com's short-term rental hosts in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America cited financial hardships because the company wasn't paying them for guest stays. A condo hotel that was listed on Booking.com. Source: Booking.com CEO Glenn Fogel told financial analysts last week during Booking Holdings' third quarter earnings call that…

Business Travel

Citi and Navan Enter Into Travel and Expense Partnership

This is a big win for Navan, giving it an inside track to a lot of Citi's corporate accounts.

Citi and Navan Enter Into Travel and Expense Partnership
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Online Travel

Skift Global Forum Video: Enabling the Connected Trip of the Future

In this video from Skift Global Forum 2023, we hear from Edward Chandler, global head of B2B travel at Visa, about what defines the connected trip, what brands can do to create fast and seamless payment journeys, and what new technologies will enable the connected trip of the future.

Skift Global Forum Video: Enabling the Connected Trip of the Future