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  • WTTC Report Shows Cost of COVID-19 on Travel Industry

    Prior to the pandemic, travel and tourism (including its direct, indirect, and induced impacts) accounted for one in four of all new jobs created across the world, 10.6% of all jobs (334 million), and 10.4% of global GDP (US$9.2 trillion), said a new report released by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). International visitor spending amounted to US$1.7 trillion in 2019 (6.8% of total exports, 27.4% of global services exports). WTTC’s latest annual research also shows that: the travel…

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  • American Express and Conferma team up to deliver simplified digital payments to corporate travel

    New partnership will see American Express vPayment integrated with Conferma’s network of travel partners American Express Canada and Conferma – a FinTech company specializing in corporate travel payments – have teamed up to bring the power of digital payments to businesses with American Express vPayment. This new payment solution will help make it easier for companies to make reservations, book travel, pay suppliers, and reconcile costs. To help simplify corporate travel bookings, American Express has partnered with Conferma to bring…

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