Do you understand the true costs of travel payments, how to reduce your exposure to credit card fraud and surcharges or how virtual cards work?
Muhammad Ali famously once said: “Often, it isnâ€™t the mountains ahead that wear you out, itâ€™s the little pebble in your shoe.”
Todayâ€™s travel payments landscape is complex. With rapidly changing points of sale, complicated distribution chains and legacy payment systems competing with new payment innovations, itâ€™s about time someone clarified the options and the costs.
Cyber attacks and data breaches are on the rise, with some reports showing that restaurants, retail, and hospitality were top targets for criminals for the fourth year in a row.
The first person I ever saw using a QR code in an email signature line was Jarad Miller, around the time he was moving into his current role with United Airlines.
MasterCard Worldwide launched MasterCard PriceAssure, a program, powered by Yapta, which enables travelers to track airfare price drops and get credits.
Yapta and MasterCard plan to begin a beta in December in which MasterCard consumer and small business cardholders purchasing flights with their cards would be able to receive Yapta’s price monitoring and price assurance services.