In today’s CardFlash News Que: MASTERCARD (Italy); BLUESNAP (award); UNIONPAY (Taiwan); and PAIDEASY (payments).
MASTERCARD – As of now, booking travels online will be easier for Italians. MasterPass, the MasterCard platform for digital payments that simplifies the purchase process, will now be widely accepted by the main players in the travel industry; Alitalia, Italo and SEA Milano now offer the MasterPass payment option on their e-commerce sites, thanks to Setefi, acquirer of Intesa Sanpaolo Group.
BLUESNAP – BlueSnap announced its Subscription Billing Program earned Judges Choice and Customer Choice Awards at the 4th Annual Card Not Present (CNP) Awards. The company’s Alternative Payment Solution also earned a Customer Choice Award. The winners were announced yesterday at the CNP Expo in Orlando, Florida. The Annual CNP Awards is the only awards program honoring the companies, programs and solutions that have distinguished themselves in the card-not-present space during the past year.
UNIONPAY – UnionPay International announced from now to September 30, 2015, cardholders can enjoy an exclusive discount of 5% plus a complimentary My Beauty Diary facial mask upon a single purchase of NT$1,000 or more with UnionPay card in 7-Eleven convenience stores in Taiwan.
PAIDEASY – Mobile payments start up PaidEasy announced its official launch into beta testing this week. PaidEasy is seeking to set themselves apart from others that have entered the space. PaidEasy is re-inventing the way we open and close bills. With its 360 degree payment platform it gives users the ability to open, view, split, tip and pay their bills at places like restaurants, bars, hotels, hair/nail salons and dry cleaners.