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China’s Tencent partners with Helsinki to help Chinese travelers live like locals
Chinese travelers are the world’s largest outbound travel market. With the launch of Helsinki’s WeChat collaboration, it seems the days of asking them to pay cash in a destination are numbered.
Grab helps with $8M investment in Splyt to expand partnership globally
Splyt says it has now raised more than $14 million.
How a drop in Chinese tourism will hurt luxury retail in the U.S.
An expected drop in Chinese tourism to the United States won’t just impact hotels and restaurants. In fact retail may take the biggest hit.
Facebook’s new Libra cryptocurrency could solve travel payments dilemma
It’s unlikely that one new currency would be a panacea for such a complex issue as payments, but it could help spur new solutions.
Mobile payments prove a holiday hit
Mobile payment was the most popular way China's outbound tourists chose to spend their cash during the recent May Day holiday, according to a report from the nation's leading mobile payment service.
Tencent launches WeChat Pay for Chinese tourists in Europe, taking on Alipay
Chinese internet giant Tencent launched its WeChat Pay payments service in Europe to service outbound Chinese travelers, challenging rival Alipay, subsidiary of Alibaba's affiliate Ant Financial.
Meituan scales up core "eating" business, and along with it hotel bookings too!
As the superapp's stickiness grows, one of its investors, Booking Holdings, believes that Meituan is going to act as a vital entry point for outbound travel as well.
JTB to bring Alipay to hotels, eateries in Japan
Japanese tour operator JTB plans to introduce Alibaba's mobile payment Alipay to around 2,000 partner businesses in Japan within three years.
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