Archive for the ‘Payment Processing’ Category

What is EMV?

December 15th, 2020 Kent Howard Payment Processing

Developed by American Express, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, UnionPay, and Visa, EMV is a global standard for credit cards which use chips to process transactions. If you’re running a hospitality business, guests will present EMV cards on a daily basis. And that probably means you’ve got lots of questions. So, let’s get them answered, shall we?… (more)

Swiping a chip card is like giving away comp rooms – lots of comp rooms!

February 21st, 2019 Kent Howard Data Management, Hospitality Trends, Payment Processing

Liability Shift, as a lodging merchant, you’ve likely heard this term before. It’s frustrating and infuriating at times, because we all want to believe that our guests have everyone’s best interest at heart. However, the fact remains that credit card fraud is on the rise and hoteliers are not immune to fraud and the dreaded charge-back…. (more)

What Does the EMV Liability Shift Mean For Your Property?

January 24th, 2019 Lisa Livingston Data Management, Hospitality Trends, Payment Processing

Everywhere we go we see EMV chip readers; the grocery store, big box retailers, gas stations even our favorite hotels. EMV which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, is a solution that relies on a consumer having a special chip in their credit or debit card that makes credit card transactions more secure. However, for… (more)