Mastercard & Nirvana Travel and Tourism to digitise payment solutions
By Delisha Fernandes
Mastercard and Nirvana Travel and Tourism have collaborated to provide a unique payment solution to customers who book travel services in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan.
This collaboration will enhance and further facilitate travel for corporate and leisure travellers, making it easier and more convenient.
Leveraging Mastercard’s unique technology, the partnership will digitise the end-to-end payment experience for both consumer and commercial transactions across Nirvana’s value chain, providing customers with unmatched convenience, security, and flexibility, whether they are booking flights, hotels or other travel services provided by Nirvana. In addition, corporate clients can benefit from integrated travel expense management solutions.
“At Mastercard, we recognise travel as a key passion point, and we know that safe and secure contactless payments are important to drive superior customer engagement. We are delighted to collaborate with Nirvana Travel & Tourism and its group of companies, as one of the top travel agencies in the UAE, as their strategic digitalisation partner. We look forward to providing their corporate and retail clients with innovative solutions for a seamless experience,” said Amnah Ajmal, Executive Vice President, Market Development, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, Mastercard.
Nirvana also offers travel management and planning, innovative corporate travel solutions, visa processing, concierge assistance, event logistics, retail and wholesale services, and VIP services for diverse private, government and semi-government clients.
“We always look to develop advanced and state-of-the-art solutions to enhance our customer’s journey further, and by collaborating with a globally renowned and customer-focused name like Mastercard, I believe we can take our customer’s experience to elevated levels of excellence”, said Alaa Al Ali, CEO of Nirvana Holding.
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