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RESTON, Va. - Friday, October 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Transaction Network Services (TNS) is strengthening its payments business with two high-level senior appointments which will help TNS deliver on its ambitious growth plans.

George Zirkel joins TNS as Senior Vice President and Head of Global Payments Strategy. He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Reston, USA. John Tait takes on the role of Managing Director of TNS’ Payments Division for the Asia Pacific region and will be based in TNS’ office in Sydney, Australia.

Lisa Shipley, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of TNS Payment Network Solutions, said: “I’m excited that George and John have joined our growing business. Their broad experience will be an asset to TNS as we cement our market leading position and build on our success.

“It is an exciting time for the payments industry as eCommerce continues its rapid global exp ... Read more »

Views: 80 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.15.2016

HONG KONG - Friday, October 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Apple’s recently released iPhone 7 is the first Apple phone without an audio port. This long awaited feature will allow mobile merchants who love their iPhones to connect with BBPOS’ Chipper™ BT and Chipper™ 2X BT without plugging a device into their phone.

“BBPOS’ plug-in versions of Chipper™ have long provided merchants using iPhones with a mobile connectivity option using an audio jack; however, adding a plug-in device that extends from the audio jack on any phone or device increases the size of the combined unit, and makes what is an otherwise portable and powerful piece of technology less mobile. Conversely, Chipper™ BT and Chipper™ 2X BT can be attached to the back of the phone or be easily carried in a pocket. These devices are among the smallest and most advanced mobile payment solutions in the world.”

With the change to Bl ... Read more »

Views: 97 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.15.2016

Luxury brand brings award-winning Stay Inspired offerings on property with new in-room menu of bookable 1/3/5 experiences, Inspired Drinks, and more

MCLEAN, Va. - Friday, October 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Coming off a successful launch in 2015, Conrad Hotels & Resorts’ Stay Inspired initiative has expanded with a series of exclusive and limited time only events and offerings for global luxury travelers. Honoring the brand’s deep commitment to connecting guests with local culture through thoughtfully curated 1, 3 and 5-hour itineraries at all 26 Conrad hotels, the new Stay Inspired programming will include a personalized in-room “Experiences Menu” at select hotels, globally sourced beverage menus in hotel bars and lounges, and locally inspired marketplace events held in Conrad properties around the world beginning this October.

“As Conrad Hotels & Resorts continues to grow its extensive portfolio, we have b ... Read more »

Views: 86 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.15.2016 | Comments (0)

1,370 Hotels Will Now Participate, including All 750 Properties in Its All Suites Brands

MCLEAN, Va. - Friday, October 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Program Has Already Donated more than Four Million Bars of Soap

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that all 750 properties across its All Suites brands will recycle discarded soap and amenity bottles and donate them to reduce hygiene-related illnesses for communities in need. Marking the first time in the industry this is required as a brand standard, it is a major expansion of what is already the industry’s largest soap recycling program that will now include 1,370 hotels participating across Hilton’s portfolio.    

Hilton’s All Suites brands include Embassy Suites by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton. They comprise nearly 15 percent of Hilton’s current portfolio and 29 percent of its pipeline, and the new brand standard will nearly ... Read more »

Views: 75 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.15.2016 | Comments (0)