KeyBS, a newly-launched payment solutions technology company, has announced that it will be aggressively expanding into the lucrative GCC markets to capitalize on the region’s growing technology use and demand for automated solutions. The company will provide advanced mobile, kiosk and point of sale (POS) systems and services for remittance transactions and bill payments. The…
BMI Bank announced Bahraini Hussain Salman Isa Ali won the ‘go anywhere’ Visa credit & debit card promotion. Conducted by Visa International, the promotion was exclusively held for all Visa credit and debit cardholders within Bahrain enabling them to qualify for an entry in the draw on all Visa card transactions made overseas from 1st June to August 31st 2011.
Jet Airways’ JetPrivilege announced four new opportunities to earn JPMiles for its members with the addition of four new brand partners in the ever expanding retail, hotel and telecom categories. In the Retail category, Jet Airways has announced a partnership with The Bombay Store, a contemporary lifestyle store specialises in Indian artifacts & gifts and home products. It has also partnered with Helios – The Watch Store while in the Hotel category it partnered with Lemon Tree Hotels. Jet Airways’ “JetPrivilege” fourth telecom partner is Clay Telecom, a market leader in mobile communications, providing premier wireless services, International Postpaid & Prepaid SIM cards, Data Services & Global E-mail Services to travelers.
Now money can be sent from New Zealand through “Money2anywhere” online money transfer portal from UAE Exchange. With this, UAE Exchange will offer customers its “Xpress Money” global instant money transfer brand; “FLASH” real time account credit; “XPay” secure bill payment through mobile phone; and “Smart Pay” WPS-compliant payroll solution. The remittance major reaches out to its customers and their loved ones through over 555 direct offices in 29 countries.
MONEY sent home by Filipinos working abroad was up 11.1% to reach $1.7 billion in August to $1.5 billion compared to the year ago period, says Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. The August inflows brought the eight-month tally up 6.9 percent to $13 billion, with cash transfers from land- and sea-based workers growing by five and 14.4 percent, respectively. The top 10 sources of remittances include economically troubled nations such as the US, Japan and Italy, as well as Canada, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Germany and Norway. Combined flows from these countries represented 84.9% of total remittances reported by banks, the BSP said.
American Express Middle East and Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, are partnering to offer American Express Cardmembers even greater value. Cardmembers enrolled in the American Express Middle East Membership Rewards Program can now redeem their points for Oman Air “Sindbad Miles,” American Express Middle East’s tenth airline redemption partner. The rewards program offers one point earned for every dollar- or equivalent- spent on the Card. Membership Rewards points do not expire and can be redeemed across a wide selection of reward categories including flights, hotels, dining and entertainment, a variety of merchandise, and charity donations.
UAE Exchange global remittance and foreign exchange is celebrating its “Customer Service Week” in UAE, Kuwait, Oman, UK, USA and Canada until October 7. UAE Exchange is expanding its customer base and improvement in customer retention shows that the brand, its offerings, the service levels and its locations are well accepted and preferred in the market. It shows its customers its appreciation with many gifts and surprises as means of recognizing the importance of customer service.
RMP Infotec announces the introduction of online payment facility to all the distributors. This would help for developing the business to new business teritories and zones. The online facility would make all the business transaction using the credit cards or debit cards. ICDSI selected RMP Infotec as the best direct selling compay from Asia category and RMP distributor for its 2 strong chennai-based business houses. RMP offers innovative products to target various sectors of people. RMP edges to give an ultimate network marketing essence with wider business growth and opportunities.
Burgan Bank has completed PCI DSS compliance, having received PCI DSS version 2.0 certification from the global PCI Security Standards Council. This affirms Burgan Bank’s adherence to international security standards which aim at protecting banking cards’ information while recognizing data security methods that the bank applies to protect and safeguard customer information as well as preventing credit card fraud. Burgan Bank’s PCI Data Security Standard compliance was audited by ControlCase, a specialized auditor that is approved by the PCI Standards council.
Ingenico payment solutions partnered its affiliate “TransferTo” remittance to Tunisiana in Tunisia, Viva in Kuwait, and Wataniya Mobile in Palestine. For the estimated 10% Tunisians living abroad, this service will further add to the remittance of $2 billion USD transferred to Tunisia by Tunisian emigrants in 2010. Providing the ideal solution for small value transfers, gifting airtime across borders has, over time, become a new and cost-effective way to complement Tunisian emigrant’s regular cash remittances. International mobile top-ups have seen similar successes as they become integral in keeping in touch and reaching out on special occasions such as birthdays or religious holidays. Palestinian mobile operator Wataniya Mobile partners with TransferTo to enable inbound International Mobile Top-Up services, offering Palestinian expatriates a convenient low cost, high value complement to money remittances.
The “Money2anywhere” online money transfer portal from UAE Exchange money remittance and foreign exchange brand now provides consumers a user-friendly website, implementing 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology for remittance. Once registered, users will receive an email id to complete registration and can start remitting money for family maintenance, to beneficiary’s savings account, purchasing…
Kuwait Telecommunications Company VIVA partnered with TransferTo International Airtime Transfer services, allowing prepaid customers to send credit to recipients abroad. VIVA customers can stay connected with friends and family by sending prepaid credit to the overseas prepaid account in any country offered under the service. VIVA continually seeks to offer customers innovative ways to communicate, and strives to reach each customer’s needs by focusing on promotions and deals that are affordable and most beneficial. Payment is deducted once it is accepted while transactions are limited to 100 transactions per month, KD 100 per day and KD 200 per month.