Asia United Bank has signed an agreement with Tencent to enable Philippine merchants to accept WeChat payments. SafeCharge, a British payment technology company, has made WeChat Pay available in UK.
Alipay has formed a partnership with the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) with the goal of expanding its mobile payments platform into the nation's tourism industry.
The number of family inns on the Chinese mainland has reached about 200,000, a YoY increase of 300%, with more than 20,000 such businesses established in the southern province of Guangdong alone.
Automotive Holdings Group (AHG) is in the process of selling its refrigerated logistics division to Chinese investment firm HNA Group (International) for $400 million in cash and debt.
Chinese bike-sharing titan Mobike announced Wednesday its operations in Berlin, Germany, meeting the goal of expanding to 200 cities globally by the end of this year.
MGM China said its second casino-resort in Macau will open for business early next year, the latest sign that the island’s gambling and tourism industries are recovering.
Fresh from a massive $4 billion funding round in October, Meituan-Dianping is using the concept of an all encompassing lifestyle app to take on the world.
China Southern Airlines plans to take advantage of its ties with American Airlines Group to help beef up its US routes and close in on mainland rivals, the Chinese carrier’s President Tan Wangeng said.
Priceline's Booking.com intends to shift marketing strategy away from performance-based advertising, with an intended 55% increase in TV advertising spend.
Air New Zealand became the second airline, after Lufthansa, to announce its consideration of blockchain technology to enhance its distribution efforts.
Ink Global partners with AdEx Network, selling space on boarding passes for a major airline. Will such decentralized auction for advertising inventory reshape the online advertising landscape?
Recently Airbnb's head of public policy wrote to Marriott CEO, claiming hospitality's habit of taking money from taxpayers to subsidize the construction and operation of hotels.
Airbnb cooperates with 340 cities around the world and one in five people are signed-up members of his business in Australia, but still faces hurdles such as slowing growth, privacy and safty.
A guest can ask the virtual assistant for a wakeup call, request a yoga session that appears on a full-length mirror, ask the shower to start, set at the desired temperature before getting out of bed.
Amazon started with e-commerce and then moved into logistics, but AirAsia plans to work backward by building a duty-free shopping platform and mobile payment platform BigPay.
Switchfly estimates the cost of IROP to airlines as at least $8.3 billion and the cost to passengers in lost time at $16.7 billion.
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