Articles tagged “qr codes”

Travel Technology

Travelers Returning to Latin America Find More Digital Payment Options

Digital payments have grown rapidly in Latin America, where a large percentage of residents have actually never had a bank account. But the systems need to be coordinated for visitors to really cash in on it.

Travelers Returning to Latin America Find More Digital Payment Options

Online Travel

Travel Megatrends 2020: Travel Payments Find Path to Painless

Global payments technology and rules are changing swiftly, led by seamless innovations in Asia that are making life easier for consumers. Travel companies of all sizes are finally taking action in order to stay competitive.

Travel Megatrends 2020: Travel Payments Find Path to Painless

Online Travel

Skift Forum Asia Video: How APAC is Transforming the Global Payments Landscape

Mobile payments are already commonplace in parts of Asia — China particularly — but as travelers adopt these tools, travel companies will need both local expertise and deep technological capabilities to make sure their guests can pay when and how they like.

Skift Forum Asia Video: How APAC is Transforming the Global Payments Landscape

Online Travel

India Tourism Investing in QR Codes to Aid Tourists

Those that are the most enthusiastic about QR codes are those that know the least about how people use technology -- or are the people trying to sell QR code services. Travelers can get this information much faster through other means.

India Tourism Investing in QR Codes to Aid Tourists

Skift Originals

Ecuador pins tourism hope on its banana QR code stickers

Cute, and takes little additional effort, so at least marks for trying it, but unlikely to have any discernible effect in intent to travel. The stickers are too easy to ignore, and QR usage among general audience is so low.

Ecuador pins tourism hope on its banana QR code stickers

Media and PR

Virginia town parlays Lincoln movie and TV connections to boost tourism

With the exception of the silly QR codes, Petersburg seems like it's making smart decisions to drive tourism to sites recently made popular on television and in the movie theaters.

Online Travel

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is the latest city to get tricked by QR code marketers

You know a faster way to discover a street name that doesn't involve downloading a silly app, snapping a picture of a funky symbol, sharing that (and personal data) with a central service, and waiting to open a web page? It's called a street sign.