visa partners with vietnamese e wallet apps

Visa partners with Vietnamese e-wallet apps

Visa has announced a new partnership with three of the most popular e-wallets in Vietnam – MoMo, VNPAY and ZaloPay – to provide a more convenient payment experience for cardholders at participating small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
thailand okeys 10 year eec visa for foreigners

Thailand okeys 10-year EEC visa for foreigners

Thailand’s cabinet has approved a special 10-year visa for executives and experts working in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to support the development of targeted industries in the country.
foreign tourist arrivals up 683 pc in first 4 months

Foreign tourist arrivals up 68.3 pc in first 4 months

Facilitative visa policies and attractive tourism stimulus programmes have proven effective in attracting a high number of international visitors to Vietnam compared to the same period last year.
samsung pay to drop support for russias mir card

Samsung Pay to drop support for Russia's Mir card

Samsung said Wednesday it will stop supporting Russia's Mir card on its mobile payment service from April 3, in a fresh blow to Moscow's flagship rival to Mastercard and Visa.
hong kong prioritises granting visas to vietnamese skilled workers tourists

Hong Kong prioritises granting visas to Vietnamese skilled workers, tourists

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of China received 132 applications for working visas from Vietnam, Laos, and Nepal as of February 29 after it opened its visa programme for skilled workers from these countries on October 25 last year, according to Chris Tang, secretary for security of the region.
cashless payments in vietnam open for a bright future of retail

Cashless payments in Vietnam open for a bright future of retail

Visa, a global leader in digital payments, on March 19 unveiled insights into Vietnam's payment landscape with its latest Consumer Payment Attitudes (CPA) study, highlighting the surge in cashless transactions and offering a comprehensive overview of the future of retail in the country.
favourable visa policy boosts tourism recovery

Favourable visa policy boosts tourism recovery

Foreign arrivals have been on track for full recovery since Vietnam opened its border two years ago on the back of a favourable visa policy, Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Nguyen Trung Khanh said at the National Assembly’s Q&A session on March 18.
hotel market believes in recovery for 2024

Hotel market believes in recovery for 2024

With impressive growth in tourist arrivals, many hotels and resorts believe that the accommodation industry will return to its peak this year.
pm requests expansion of visa exemption policy to more countries

PM requests expansion of visa exemption policy to more countries

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has requested the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) consider expanding the coverage of the visa exemption policy.
visa venture combats pay fraud

Visa venture combats pay fraud

Visa has spotlighted its evolution through new changes to its dispute processes in January, making it easier for merchants to fight first-party misuse for card-not-present transactions.
indonesia targets 1000 investors via golden visa programme

Indonesia targets 1,000 investors via ‘golden visa’ programme

The Indonesian government has set a target of attracting at least 1,000 investors through the “golden visa” programme, part of an effort to attract high-quality talent and capital flows into this Southeast Asian country.
thailand china sign mutual visa waiver agreement

Thailand, China sign mutual visa waiver agreement

Thailand and China on January 28 signed an agreement to waive visa requirements for each other's nationals within the framework of China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Bangkok.
visa free policy hoped to bring 25 billion usd to indonesias tourism industry

Visa-free policy hoped to bring 25 billion USD to Indonesia's tourism industry

Indonesia's tourism sector could potentially generate up to 25 billion USD in additional revenue through the implementation of a visa-free entry policy for foreigners, according to Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno.
eu visa free travel for kosovo enters into force

EU visa-free travel for Kosovo enters into force

A long-awaited European Union visa liberalisation scheme allowing Kosovo nationals to travel to Europe's borderless zone without a visa came into force on Monday with the first travellers hailing it as a great relief.
inspiring guests to adopt more responsible habits

Inspiring guests to adopt more responsible habits

Boosting Vietnam’s presence in the global tourism and hospitality sector requires critical approaches. Streamlining visa processes and providing visa-on-arrival choices for select nations might entice more tourists to discover Vietnam. Highlighting genuineness, sustainability, ease of access, and robust promotional campaigns can elevate Vietnam’s standing in global tourism, setting it apart from neighbouring destinations.