MasterCard conducted a recent survey discovering that nearly 90 percent of Americans are plagued by the amount of time and effort required to plan a successful family vacation.   We also know that more Americans are planning to go on vacation this summer than in previous years, so don’t wait until the summer is over to figure that …
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Earlier this summer, MasterCard sponsored the first ever in-flight wearable technology hackathon, “The Connected Traveler.” Hosted by American Airlines and Wearable World, more than 200 developers worked with APIs including Simplify Commerce and MasterPass to develop wearable solutions for travel.  Four finalists will test their prototypes this weekend during an American Airlines Airbus A321T flight from New York City to San …
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Earlier this summer, MasterCard sponsored, “The Connected Traveler” hackathon. Hosted by American Airlines and Wearable World, more than 200 developers worked with APIs including Simplify Commerce and MasterPass to develop wearable solutions for travel.  Finalists will test their prototypes this weekend during an American Airlines Airbus A321T flight from New York City to San Francisco. Mario Shiliashki, Group Head of …
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Huh? As I mentioned in my earlier post, MasterCard and travel is as synonymous as peanut butter and jelly – they just go together. Today we unveiled our 2014 Global Destination Cities Index.  And for those of you who took our poll you were ..excuse the pun.. right on the money, as at our latest count, 39% …
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