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China Eastern Airlines Expands Acceptance of Alipay and WeChat Pay Powered by AlphaPay at Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver, Canada – (Oct 2019)–AlphaPay and China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (China Eastern Airlines) established a partnership to bring Chinese mobile payment Alipay and WeChat Pay as payment choices, and are now available when booking or making transactions. China Eastern Airline now offers these secure payment options in North America for Chinese mobile payment users.

With increasing numbers of customers purchasing tickets in Canada and looking to use these alternate forms of payment, China Eastern Airlines is very pleased to expand AliPay and WeChat Pay options to bookings in Canada.

Enabling Chinese mobile payment by AlphaPay is an important element of retailers global expansion strategy as they are willing to increase their focus on providing services or products to international customers with their preferred method of payment when purchasing outside China.

AlphaPay provides Alipay and WeChat Pay channels to make it easy for the airline to expand, adding new payment methods as needed without requiring individual contracts, or additional development work. China Eastern Airlines customers are able to transact locally and fly to worldwide.

When enable Chinese mobile payment gateway provided AlphaPay, mobile payment users can simply tap their mobile devices on AlphaPay’s merchants’ end. Merchants can offer their customers the convenience of faster transaction times and increased limits for signature-less transactions. AlphaPay is particularly useful within several merchant categories where speed and convenience are essential, such as quick-service from F&B, hotels, retail, e-commerce, education, supermarkets, car rental, travel and logistics .

ABOUT China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited

China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited has its headquarter located in Shanghai. As one of the three major airlines in mainland China, it flies a fleet of more than 430 long-haul and short-haul aircraft with an average age of less than seven years, China Eastern serves nearly 80 million travelers annually and ranks among the world’s top 5 airlines in terms of passenger transportation volume. As an official member of SkyTeam, China Eastern has extended its flight network from Shanghai to 1000 cities in 187 countries via close cooperation with SkyTeam member airlines. Members of Eastern Miles can participate the mileage accumulate and redeem program, enjoy member benefits and use any one of the 525 VIP lounges across the world within all 19 SkyTeam member airlines.

ABOUT AlphaPay

AlphaPay is a major influencer in the borderless payment technology space in Canada. As a forward-thinking FinTech company, AlphaPay has developed and distributed payment technology services to bridge the gap between North American businesses and 1.1 billion users of Alipay, WeChat Pay, and UnionPay through borderless payment technology. For more information: www.alphapay.com

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AlphaPay
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The Keg Steakhouse Enables Chinese Mobile Payment to Keep Its legacy Growing

Vancouver, Canada – (ALPHAPAY TO INSERT DATE)– To kick-off the new year of 2020, the Canadian-owned restaurant chain The Keg Steakhouse and Bar (“The Keg”) have enabled Chinese mobile payment—Alipay and WeChat Pay powered by AlphaPay in 14 locations across Canada.

As one of the top restaurant brands in Canada, The Keg is acknowledged as the number-one restaurant from the point-of-view of service and food. The Keg is well known for buying up historic properties, refurbishing them and turning them into restaurants, this restaurant chain became ironic and recognizable among residents and tourists from around the world.

The chain is working with AlphaPay, a forward-thinking Canadian Fintech company, specialized in cross border payment solutions to connect Chinese mobile payment users with Canadian business owners.  

This collaboration will allow customers to pay via Alipay and WeChat Pay to complete transactions on the mobile-based QR code payment platforms at The Keg. The new payment system simply implemented to the existing Eigen POS terminal which can integrate Alipay and WeChat Pay cross-border payment technology to their platform.

When customers dine at The Keg, the payment can be done either from customers by scanning The Keg’s POS terminal QR code signage or the server scans customers’ payment QR code on their mobile devices. The secured payment soon be done after inputting the pre-set password on customers end.

In particular, the cross-border payment technology is designed to convenient mobile payment users that are mainly Chinese and covered 93% of the mobile payment users among global Chinese community.

Since the tourism market from China has been growing significantly over the last decade in Canada, AlphaPay foresees the prospect of providing a borderless payment solution to help restaurant chain potentially reaching out to 1.1 billion overseas customers.

Moreover, AlphaPay’s payment solution is removing all processing issues that are typically associated with cross-border payment. For instance, more locations will follow as the restaurant chain claims to accept Ali Pay and WeChat Pay in Canada.

ABOUT The Keg

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar has been serving great steaks across Canada and the US for over 45 years. Quality has been a cornerstone of The Keg’s success since its first restaurant opened in Vancouver in 1971. The Keg’s focus has been, and continues to be, on providing exceptional service and quality food in a comfortable atmosphere for its guests.

ABOUT AlphaPay

AlphaPay is a major influencer in the borderless payment technology space in Canada. As a forward-thinking FinTech company, AlphaPay has developed and distributed payment technology services to bridge the gap between North American businesses and 1.1 billion users of Alipay, WeChat Pay, and UnionPay through borderless payment technology. For more information: www.alphapay.com

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AlphaPay

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Email: media@alphapay.com

AlphaPay’s New Collaboration with Herschel Supply Co. for Its Growth Among Chinese Mobile Payment Users

Vancouver, Canada – (Sep, 2018)–Herschel Supply Co. (“Herschel”), a design-driven global lifestyle brand. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Herschel is known for transforming the classic backpack and offering other timeless accessory products. AlphaPay, the Vancouver based FinTech company, dedicated to bridging the gap between Canadian merchants and Chinese customers. This collaboration, by enabling advanced payment technology in Herschel’s stores in the Lower Mainland, allows customers to pay with Alipay and WeChat pay on their mobile devices.

Herschel is originally known for its contemporary renditions of classic backpack silhouettes, Herschel’s range has since enlarged now. There is luggage, a versatile selection of totes, duffels, messengers, apparel, and seemingly endless pipeline of things to come through its dedication to quality and adventure. As a street fashion brand, Herschel is expanding, and continues to rack up partnerships with valuable global brands: Disney, Starbucks, Coca Cola and Stussy has shown the versatility of the products, customers from all over the world collect its collaborative products with the Herschel stamp giving it authenticity and long-term loyalty.

With the partnership with AlphaPay, the mobile payment acceptance enables in multiple Herschel locations, Chinese mobile users can easily pay with their home currency on their mobile devices, and able to purchase Herschel’s variety products for whatever reasons they need.

Additional benefits deliver to AlphaPay’s merchants will be providing marketing channels for branding on Alipay’s Discovery platform, the lifestyle platform with a large user base. In the Alipay Discovery platform, Alipay users can also see as activities and exhibitions, business hours, get directions and even purchase coupons to Herschel. It instantly shows the results such as: grow the Company, increase brand awareness and extend its global footprint as it transforms into a culturally relevant lifestyle brand.

The partnership with AlphaPay will help Herschel build up an image as a global iconic brand that transcends cultures, ages, genders, and demographics, and expand to reach out to Chinese customers with timeless products that are part of global culture and synonymous with travel, experience and discovery.

AlphaPay is excited to conduct Canadian Merchants with Chinese mobile users, and will help all merchants achieve continued success with the knowledge of payment and marketing solutions for Chinese market.

ABOUT Herschel Supply Co.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Herschel Supply is a design-driven global lifestyle brand that produces timeless products with utility design. Founded in 2009 by brothers Jamie and Lyndon Cormack, Herschel Supply adopted the name of a small town where three generations of their family were raised.

Originally known for their contemporary renditions of classic backpack silhouettes, Herschel’s range has since expanded to include luggage, headwear, accessories, apparel, and more. Today, Herschel products are sold in over 90 countries with over 10,000 stockists worldwide and the support of over 200 employees across offices in Vancouver, New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.

ABOUT AlphaPay

AlphaPay is a major influencer in the borderless payment technology space in Canada. As a forward-thinking FinTech company, AlphaPay has developed and distributed payment technology services to bridge the gap between North American businesses and 1.1 billion users of Alipay, WeChat Pay, and UnionPay through borderless payment technology. For more information: www.alphapay.com

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AlphaPay
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Phone: 1-855-937-7888

AlphaPay Established The Partnership with Eigen to Enable Integrated Alipay and WeChat Pay in North America

Vancouver, Canada – (Mar 2018)–In today’s mobile payment industry, AlphaPay is one of the world’s leading FinTech companies and an official payment acquirer of two Chinese mobile payment giants–Alipay and WeChat Pay in North American Market. With its full-service for local merchant, AlphaPay foothold its service by collaborating with Eigen Development Ltd.(“Eigen”), a leading provider of PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) managed payment solutions for the retail, restaurant and hospitality industries in North America.

AlphaPay provides a number of mobile payment solutions and enables acceptance of contactless and borderless payments, such as Alipay and WeChat Pay. A merchant using AlphaPay’s cross border payment solution will benefit from improved payment methods, automated process, streamlined reconciliation, and eligibility for business owners to review statements.

Eigen’s integrated solutions are implemented at a wide range of industries in North America, including sports and entertainment venues, airports, food service providers, casinos, table service restaurants and QSR restaurants. Eigen is now adapting mobile payment technology powered by AlphaPay to process Alipay and WeChat Pay on mobile devices in the U.S. and Canada, supporting the vast majority of merchants in North America.

Just as more and more stores have hired Chinese staff to communicate with Chinese customers in their mother tongue, more Canadian retailers may feel the need to accept Chinese mobile payment such as Alipay and WeChat pay to provide a better service for Chinese customers. These two dominant operators, Alipay, which is run by Alibaba-affiliate Ant Financial, and WeChat Pay, which is tied to Tencent’s ubiquitous Chinese messaging app, WeChat will cover 90% of the Chinese mobile users as potential customers for Canadian merchants.

ABOUT Eigen Development

Eigen has been providing premier integrated payment solutions to North American merchants for over 25 years. Eigen’s suite of managed payment solutions work seamlessly with leading retail, restaurant and hospitality Point of Sale (POS) systems, offering features such as P2PE, contactless NFC (Apple Pay, Samsung Pay) and Pay at the Table (PATT), with support for EMV, tokenization, Gift Card, E-commerce and online ordering. Our Complete Payments Management approach results in secure, reliable and fast payment transactions. Eigen is a Gold Partner member of the Oracle Partner Network.

ABOUT AlphaPay 

AlphaPay is a major influencer in the borderless payment technology space in Canada. As a forward-thinking FinTech company, AlphaPay has developed and distributed payment technology services to bridge the gap between North American businesses and 1.1 billion users of Alipay, WeChat Pay, and UnionPay through borderless payment technology. For more information: www.alphapay.com

 

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AlphaPay

media@alphapay.com

Phone: 1-855-937-7888