Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Tuesday it is expanding its collaboration with lastminute.com and is taking over payment acceptance for the online travel and leisure retailer as one of its acquiring partners. Wirecard reported that in addition to the issuing of B2B and B2C travel cards, payments carried out on lastminute.com will be handled through its digital financial commerce platform.
Speaking about the collaboration, Jan Rübel, Head of Sales Travel & Mobility at Wirecard, stated:
“We are excited to expand our cooperation with lastminute.com and bring them in to our digital financial commerce platform,” said. “We have a long and successful track record of providing lastminute.com with tailor-made digital financial services. Now that payments are completely seamless, digital and reliable, consumers can concentrate on preparing for their dream vacation.”
Rübel went on to add:
“We look forward to continuing the expansion of our business relationship with lastminute.com on a global scale.”