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Chinese Visitors Can Now Use Alipay in the Dubai Mall

Chinese Visitors Can Now Use Alipay in the Dubai Mall

HANGZHOU, China and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, and The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination, located in the heart of the prestigious Downtown Dubai, today jointly announced that Chinese mainland [...]

Alipay Promotes Smart Tourism with Global Partners

Alipay Promotes Smart Tourism with Global Partners

HANGZHOU, China, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”, “Ant”), recently announced an upgraded smart outbound tourist service platform at a meeting of ecosystem partners from over 20 countries and territories in Beijing. The platform connects Chinese tourists with merchants, [...]

Alipay Teams Up with Nordic Partners to Bring “Smart Tourism” to Chinese Visitors

Alipay Teams Up with Nordic Partners to Bring “Smart Tourism” to Chinese Visitors

HANGZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”, “Ant”), today announced that it has signed separate MoUs with Finpro (Finland), Svensk Handel (Sweden) and the Scandinavian Tourist Board, which will enable merchants across Nordic region to accept payment via [...]

Kakao Pay Institutes QR Code Payment System

Kakao Pay Institutes QR Code Payment System

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Kakao has announced that it has added QR code identification technology that will enable users to process payments with a simple snapshot to its Kakao Pay service.  The technology is currently available on Kakao’s Chinese counterparts Alipay and WeChat Pay. Users snap photos of QR cards in shops and [...]

Chinese tourists can now use Alipay at 10,000 merchants across South Africa

Chinese tourists can now use Alipay at 10,000 merchants across South Africa

HANGZHOU, China and CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting today, Chinese tourists in South Africa will have more opportunities to pay via smartphone as Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”, “Ant”), partners with Zapper, the fast-growing mobile payment, customer insights [...]

Chinese Tourists Can Now Use Alipay in All 242 Starbucks Across Malaysia

Chinese Tourists Can Now Use Alipay in All 242 Starbucks Across Malaysia

HANGZHOU, China, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”, “Ant”), is now available for Mainland Chinese tourists at all 242 Starbucks branches across Malaysia. Chinese tourists can find a nearest Starbucks through the in-app Discovery platform, and pay for their [...]

Alipay Enters Partnership with VTB to Expand Merchant Network in Russia

Alipay Enters Partnership with VTB to Expand Merchant Network in Russia

HANGZHOU, China, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform and lifestyle super app operated by Ant Financial Services Group, today announced its partnership with VTB Group, one of Russia’s leading banking groups. VTB Group has recently started merchant acquiring for Alipay payments service in its over-120,000-POS-device network, which [...]

Alipay Brings Enhanced “Cashless” Experience for Chinese Tourists in the Principality of Monaco

Alipay Brings Enhanced “Cashless” Experience for Chinese Tourists in the Principality of Monaco

LONDON, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”, “Ant”), today announced that it has signed a MoU with the Government of Monaco, which will enable merchants in Monaco to accept payment via Alipay, giving Chinese tourists the same convenient payment [...]

Coupon App Exclusively for Chinese Tourists Introduced

Coupon App Exclusively for Chinese Tourists Introduced

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean location-based coupon application provider YAP Company on Thursday launched a new app that provides Chinese tourists with various tourism-related information, including shopping and transportation. The app, dubbed KAYO, provides a selection of coupons and other information for 100,000 local shops at popular tourist destinations, including Seoul’s major shopping [...]