Interview with Elias Aad, Vice President, Government Solutions Lead, Mastercard Advisors   Over the last eight years, travel and tourism has grown by 17.3 percent in the top ten fastest-growing global destinations.  This rate speaks to the rapid growth of tourism and how the industry, and an increasing priority for countries seeking for new growth …
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By Daniel Monehin, Division President for Sub Saharan Africa and Lead of Financial Inclusion for International Markets at Mastercard   Walk through bustling marketplaces in Africa and you will see a substantial amount of money changing hands, as merchants and consumers haggle over the goods and services. What stands out is just how many of …
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By Carlos Menendez, Carlos J. Menendez is president, Enterprise Partnerships, for Mastercard. In this role, Mr. Menendez is responsible for expanding the company’s operations globally with partnerships in the Smart Cities, Retail, Travel and Banking space.   When thinking about the cities of the future, I know that they will be more connected, and I …
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270 primary school girls in Johannesburg and Cape Town will participate in a STEM curriculum that aims to empower the next generation of problem-solvers Johannesburg, 11 October 2017 – Mastercard today announced the African launch of its signature Girls4Tech™ programme at Sandtonview Primary School in Johannesburg, coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child. Girls4Tech …
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Cape Town ranked second and Durban sixth on the list of the continent’s most visited cities in 2016 JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa in 2016, followed by Cape Town, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. Johannesburg welcomed 4.57 million international overnight visitors …
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