Singapore, 5 November – Mastercard, a leader in financial technology, today unveiled a report that demonstrates the transformative power of tourism in fueling the development of smarter cities and accelerating economic growth. “The ASEAN Opportunity: How City Planners and Governments Can Make Cities Even Smarter by Increasing Investments in Inbound Tourism Growth” explores how cities can …
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Southeast Asia is home to some of the world’s most visited cities, according to Mastercard’s research on global destinations. How has a region once notorious for its reputation as a backpacker paradise, clinch such results? Rapid modernization, the proliferation of internet connectivity, more affordable data roaming plans and free public Wi-Fi may have something to do with …
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