- Strategic partners Jumeirah Group and Tajawal share their insights with Visa at Arabian Travel Market 2018
Dubai, UAE: April 25, 2018: Visa (NYSE:V), the world leader in digital payments, hosted an industry-wide discussion on how the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) travel industry can adapt to the evolving needs of the modern traveler. Taking place at the Arabian Travel Market 2018, the panel follows Visa’s unveiling of the GCC-related findings of its Global Travel Intentions Study earlier this week.
Hospitality giant Jumeirah Group and Tajawal, the Dubai-based online travel startup, along with Visa offered their insights into the macro trends and challenges facing the payments, hospitality and travel booking sectors. Additionally, the panelists shared their thoughts on what they believe will be the key business focus on each of the sectors in the upcoming years, to adapt to the needs of the evolving regional traveler.
Seen here in the picture are panelists Mohammed Ismaeel, Senior Vice President, Marketing, CEMEA, Visa; Shaf Butt, Director of Marketing for Dubai & MEASA, Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts; Muhammad Chbib, Founder & CEO, Tajawal along with moderator Jagruti Mistry, Director, Corporate Communications, CEMEA, Visa.
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Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce. For more information, visit www.visamiddleeast.com, www.visanewsmena.tumblr.com or follow us on Twitter @Visamiddleeast.
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