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Europe’s experience economy set to spring forward

In a year when multiple global sporting events, music artist tours and international film festivals are set to take place in Europe, Mastercard is releasing new research that deep dives into what is driving people to prioritise spend on experiences in this global hub for tourism.



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June 28, 2023

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June 8, 2022

May Insights Show Rebound of In-Store Shopping & the ‘Experience Economy’

June 7, 2022

Mastercard is announcing its latest payments feature, Pay by link, led by its European open banking pioneer Aiia

May 17, 2022

True to its commitment to an inclusive work environment, Mastercard Greece has signed the "Diversity Charter"

April 19, 2022 | Sustainability

Mastercard expands the Priceless Planet Coalition’s forest restoration effort

January 31, 2022

Today, Subaio chose European open banking leader, Aiia, a Mastercard company, to enable a smarter way for assessing creditworthiness through Subaio’s new whitelabel offering