Travel

Insurtech Firm FWD Expands into Travel Insurance with FWD Flyer

Insurtech firm FWD announced the launch of the FWD Flyer mobile app, which it claims to be an end-to-end digital insurance solution. The app provides FWD customers cashless medical claim functionalities and provides them quick access to their policies and

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This Singaporean Travel Tech Startup Aims to Simplify Business Travel in Asia

Travelstop, a Singapore based travel startup that plans to re-imagine and simplify business travel in Asia, has raised US$1.2 million (S$1.65 million) from leading investors in Singapore and USA, and is launching in Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia

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First Multi-Currency Mobile Wallet For Singapore Travellers

EZ-Link,  You Technologies Group and Mastercard launched YouTrip, the first multi-currency mobile wallet enabling users to pay in more than 150 currencies when overseas or shopping online without any currency conversion or transaction fees. This tri-party collaboration marks EZ-Link’s first advancement into

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12 Essential Fintech Tools For Expats and Travellers Heading To Singapore

There have already been think pieces about how fintech could help boost tourism by reducing cash dependence, and increasing security and ease of use. Many tourists to China, for example, seem to be awed by the prevalent use of e-wallets

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Singapore Airlines Partners Plug And Play To Promote Innovation Via Startups

Singapore Airlines  announced  a partnership with Plug and Play, a startup innovation platform based in Silicon Valley, to further promote creativity and innovation within the airline industry using digital solutions. Plug and Play’s Travel & Hospitality programme launched in 2016

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Grab Goes Live With Grabrewards Conversion To Krisflyer Miles: (Travel-Fintegration)

Grab announced that, starting Friday, 13 October, customers will benefit from the opportunity to convert their points from Grab’s GrabRewards program to miles on Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer miles program. Open first to GrabRewards’ Platinum members, customers will be able to convert

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Singapore Airlines And Grab Agree On Extensive Partnership

Singapore Airlines and Grab announced a partnership to provide customers with more seamless travel experiences. SIA and Grab will integrate their mobile apps to offer enhanced convenience to customers when travelling to the airport in six countries across Southeast Asia,

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Asians Airlines and their Digital (Fintech) Experience

Airlines in Asia are expecting to churn  a US$7.4 billion profit this year. While regional travel is going strong, the industry is also highly competitive. As a result, some airlines have invested Fintech to improve the online booking experience. Fintechnews.sg

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BC Card Signs Agreement with UTU to Bring Cross-Border Rewards to South Korea

UTU empowers shoppers to earn, redeem and convert rewards points through smartphones, in real time, at any UTU merchant outlet worldwide. UTU drives users, payment card schemes and card issuers to increase tourist and local spending at acquirers’ merchants and in

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5 Unexpected TravelersBox Discoveries for Business

In my previous article, I provided a guide on how to change your spare foreign currency into merchant credits in Changi Airport. In this article, I am providing some unknown insights into Travelersbox that I discovered from their media event

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