Ixaris, the payment technology expert has announced its partnership with Amadeus to deliver global virtual payment offerings, especially for the travel industry. Under this agreement, the Amadeus B2B Wallet Prepaid powered by MasterCard is underpinned. Amadeus and Ixaris have developed a dedicated team focusing on meeting the constantly developing needs of the travel industry plus enabling the cost-effective settlement of supplier payments.
Alex Mifsud, CEO of Ixaris Group, commented, “We are proud to be working with Amadeus to help develop its B2B Wallet proposition and now to extend it to countries around the world with our prepaid virtual payments technology at its core. This development is a strong endorsement of our strategy to develop B2B payments that suit specific industries, and – as is the case with Amadeus – supplying the payment capability to innovative and disruptive companies. Travel, and in particular, online travel is an industry with the huge potential to benefit from the changes in the way we pay, receive & send money.”
Celia Pereiro, Head of Travel Payments at Amadeus said: “We are thrilled to be partnering with Ixaris to deliver a pre-paid virtual offering to our customers, the first of a number of innovative payment solutions focused on the travel sector. Ixaris’s long-standing experience and innovative and future-proof approach to payments fit perfectly with travel’s constantly evolving marketplace.”
With this development, Amadeus can offer a flexible global solution of virtual payments to all the travel agents customer.