Sabre-owned virtual payments company Conferma Pay expects by January to provision virtual cards into digital wallets for travel bookings. It's another means for virtual payment to dispense with 20th-century technology. Faxes now handle a minority of Conferma Pay's virtual card authorizations to hotel properties, with more reliable, secure email and API connections growing in usage across several regions, according to the company.
For travel management pros, B2B payment processes need to get with the times. Outside the United States and Europe, lagging virtual payment acceptance continues to pose challenges. Where there is acceptance . . .