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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MasterCard and travel is as synonymous as peanut butter and jelly – they just go together.  With unsurpassed acceptance across the globe, your MasterCard is probably the first thing you want to pack after your passport.  After all how many people do you know still use traveler’s checks, or book a trip by only using cash?  Travel is core to …
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Data, data, data! I cannot make bricks without clay  Confronted with a complex case, Sherlock Holmes famously warned Dr. Watson against arriving at convenient conclusions without proper evidence to back them up. Although Holmes’ desire for data referred to a 19th century mystery, his life lesson can just as easily apply to the proposed regulation …
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Matthew Driver is President of MasterCard for South East Asia, and one of the speakers at the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Manila from May 21-23, 2014. Nearly half the world’s adult population, an estimated 2.5 billion people, lack access to formal financial services. And without it, large numbers of people continue to …
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New report profiles the financially excluded and underserved and provides insights into how to bring them into the economic mainstream  To tweet this news, copy and paste http://bit.ly/1jttQZG to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #FinancialInclusion  Singapore, 20 May, 2014 – In the lead up to the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014, MasterCard today unveiled “Road to Inclusion”, a new …
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