Articles tagged “qr codes”

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

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

SkiftX

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.

3 months ago

India Tourism Investing in QR Codes to Aid Tourists

India Tourism Investing in QR Codes to Aid Tourists

Moulishree Srivastava, The Mint

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.

6 years ago

Ecuador pins tourism hope on its banana QR code stickers

Ecuador pins tourism hope on its banana QR code stickers

Rafat Ali, Skift

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.

6 years ago

Virginia town parlays Lincoln movie and TV connections to boost tourism

The Progress-Index

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.

7 years ago

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

Arab News

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.

7 years ago