Tencent's WeChat Pay expands coverage to the Maldives amid rebound of Chinese holidaymakers heading overseas
05/29/2024|10:42:23 AM|Yahoo Finance

The Chinese tech giant on Monday signed a three-year deal with the tourism authorities of the Republic of Maldives to jointly promote WeChat Pay - known as Weixin Pay on the mainland - to merchants in the archipelagic state, according to a statement by Tencent.

WeChat Pay has been available under a pilot phase at some popular shops, restaurants, and tourist sites in the Maldives, including at the airport's tax-free stores and luxury resorts such as Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and Velaa Private Island.

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