With more mobile pay options like Apple Pay and Venmo becoming commonplace, electronics manufacturer LG is getting in on the action.
Last month, LG launched LG Pay on the Google Play store. The app provides contactless payment through near field communication, similar to other mobile payment options.
“LG Pay will be supported on the LG G8 ThinQTM smartphone at launch and available to download on LG V50 ThinQTM 5G, LG V40 ThinQTM, LG G7 ThinQTM and LG V35 ThinQTM in the coming months. LG Pay will be compatible with future LG flagship smartphones,” a release from LG explained.
LG Pay is accepted wherever Visa and MasterCard transactions are, and at a number of large financial institutions like Chase and PNC Bank. LG also worked with Swych to allow the platform to perform gift card merging, technology that allows users to upload gift cards onto the app.
“LG Pay demonstrates LG’s commitment to offering products and services that provide value and convenience to our customers,” said Chris Yie, head of LG Mobile, North America. “LG Pay’s unique features enable flexibility and ease-of-use in the growing mobile payments space.”
The app focuses on convenience with LG PayQuick, which allows for quick and secure transactions on the fly by a quick swipe up on the app.
The Hyatt Regency brand returns to Cairo with the anticipated 2020 opening of Hyatt Regency Cairo West. The property is aimed at both business and leisure travelers with its close proximity to Pyramids Heights Business Park, diverse corporations and landmarks such as the Pyramids of Giza.
Welcome to Rhodes, a medieval treasure beautifully preserved throughout the centuries. Rhodes is the capital of the Dodecanese, an island ideal not only for those who want to relax, but also for those looking for an action-packed holiday! With its bright green hills, rich green valleys and uninterrupted line of golden beaches, Rhodes is truly a blessed place. “The sun island” has more sunshiny days and milder temperatures throughout the year than any other location in Greece. It is, after all, one of the country’s easternmost places and among the first to welcome summer on its impressive beaches. Add in the excellent facilities for tourism, the island’s special blend of cosmopolitan and traditional, and numerous cultural and archaeological sites, the most important being the Medieval (Old) Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and you’ve got the perfect holiday destination. While on Rhodes, don’t miss a daytrip to nearby Sými. An island of sponge divers and seamen, Sými used to have 30,000 inhabitants before the Second World War and was the richest island in the Dodecanese, despite its small size. Today, Sými attracts many visitors thanks to its beautifully preserved Neo-Classical buildings and the famous Archangel Michael monastery at Panormitis.
Wild Women Expeditions is bringing women to the forefront of the tourism industry as it becomes more socially acceptable for Peruvian women to serve as porters and guides on mountain treks on the Inca Trail. Previous culturally held stereotypes assumed the strenuous work was too difficult for female professionals.
Six Senses Galapagos plans to provide travelers with unique experiences that embrace the destination’s one-of-a-kind natural environment. The resort, which opens in 2021, is situated in Cerro Verde on the coast of San Cristobal Island. The island is known as the quietest of the main Galapagos Islands. Resort plans focus heavily on doing its part to restore the original endemic ecosystem, eradicate invasive species and maintain native plants.
TAP Air Portugal is adding 15 new weekly flights from the United States and Canada by summer 2020, a new record for the carrier of 71 weekly flights between North America and Portugal.
The AAA Four Diamond Hotel Concord in downtown Concord, New Hampshire, claims it offers exactly what business travelers require for a luxurious and productive stay. According to the property, it all comes down to its renowned concierge service that takes comfortable and accommodating to another level.
United Airlines announces a number of new routes.
The approach to Sonora Resort in British Columbia’s Discovery Islands archipelago is a far cry from a simple drive to a hotel lobby. To get to Sonora Island, one must either boat or fly in a helicopter or float plane past massive mountains topped with glaciers and over a slew of pristine islands harboring old-growth forests and rich marine parks.