Thai 7-Eleven stores now accept 13 e-wallets for tourists
Ahead of a busy travel season, 7-Eleven stores in Thailand now accept payments from 13 Alipay+-enabled e-wallet apps, increasing accessibility for international tourists.
Singapore's Meta Fantasy clinches Google AI Trailblazer Award
Singaporean startup, Meta Fantasy, acclaimed by the Google AI Trailblazers Programme, is set to launch a platform capable of creating AI-generated 3D spaces.
Alipay+ expands Singapore presence ahead of Chinese New Year
Ahead of Chinese New Year, Alipay+ bolsters its Singapore presence, partnering with RWS to facilitate mobile payments for international tourists amid an anticipated tourism surge.
Alipay+ boosts global travel initiative ahead of Chinese New Year rush
Alipay+ expands its global initiative, aiming to boost growth for its partners in hospitality and tourism through incentives for users.
Zoku Travel partners with LA Tourism Bureau for innovative travel platform
Zoku Travel and the LA Tourism and Convention Bureau join forces to redefine global travel, utilising Zoku's unique platform for content creators to monetise and distribute travel experiences.
Alipay+ launches initiative to promote sustainable cross-border travel
Ant International's Alipay+ rolls out campaign geared towards supporting sustainable practices in cross-border travel.
DSpark & Visa merge mobility & transaction data for enhanced analytics
DSpark partners with Visa, merging anonymous mobility data with transaction data to enable comprehensive customer insight. .
TRAVLR launches advanced ecommerce offering to transform digital travel market
Australian tech firm TRAVLR launches a market-changing ecommerce offering to enhance the digital travel industry.
Mastercard, Agoda to enhance B2B payments in travel industry
Mastercard and Agoda have broadened their collaboration in an effort to modernise B2B transactions within the travel and tourism industry.
Australian tourism firms triumph in Sitecore 2023 APJ awards
Sitecore announces winners of its 2023 Experience Awards for APAC and Japan, recognising companies' innovative use of marketing technology.
Spammers phishing tourists with travel-themed lures - Bitdefender
Spammers are phishing eager holidaymakers with travel, themed lures, according to new research from Bitdefender Antispam Lab.
Tower Insurance appoints Greg Moore as chief digital & data officer
Insurance firm Tower Insurance appoints Greg Moore, a veteran with over 20 years of experience, as chief digital and data officer.
Entrust launches a fully digital, seamless travel solution
Entrust has announced its expansion to the travel industry with its Seamless Travel Solution, a fully-digital travel service.
AsianWallets teams up with Japan's Globepay an Trysee
The three parties will provide local payment services and exclusive benefits for members, targeting Southeast Asian tourists traveling Japan.
Kiwi tourism startups making tracks in NZ and abroad
New tourism startups are making a name for themselves in New Zealand and abroad, fresh from a start with Lightning Lab Tourism.
AirPass and 18Communications team up to target Chinese tourism in Aus
AirPass, 18Communications herald WeChat Shopping Week in Oz, eyeing Chinese tourist spend.
NZ Geographic uses VR to show off NZ’s beauty
There’s no doubt that we live in a beautiful country and New Zealand Geographic’s new virtual reality project certainly proves it.
R&D Tax Incentive a welcome boost for tourism sector - TECNZ
The government’s new R&D Tax Incentive could be a breakthrough for the tourism sector’s ability to innovate, adapt and change.
Social media key to understanding sustainable tourism
Social media and AI to reveal international visitors' thoughts on sustainable tourism in New Zealand. Canterbury research group aims to gain insights.
Kiwi locals can now share 'Experiences' with Airbnb travellers
Airbnb Experiences launches in NZ, turning locals into tour-guiding 'micro-entrepreneurs'.
Why tech can help future-proof NZ's tourism industry
Rapid technological advancements are forcing the tourism industry to adapt and future-proof its business practices.
Bungy jumping from an airship over Queenstown could be a reality - one day
Revival of airships? Lecturer eyes their return, with luxury sky cruises and eco benefits.
Tourists want contactless as spend into NZ grows
Visa has released a report showing that tourist spend in NZ is growing and they want to use contactless payment systems.
BNZ merchant customers to get Alipay this year
BNZ is the first Kiwi bank to offer the option to accept Alipay which should roll out in July following the trial currently underway.