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Vivaticket forms global partnership with Skrill

Jun 30, 2020

Consumers everywhere can now choose Skrill at the checkout when buying tickets online

London, UK: Vivaticket, a major international operator in the creation, production, marketing and management of integrated electronic ticketing and access control systems, announces a global partnership with Skrill, a digital payments leader which is part of Paysafe, a leading specialised payments platform.

Vivaticket sells more than 3.9 million tickets per year in 50 countries through responsive portals and mobile apps. Following the new agreement, Skrill will be available as a payment option at the checkout for customers buying tickets for leading sports teams and venues including basketball and football, iconic sporting events such as golf Ryder Cup matches, major theatres across the world, and live entertainment such as upcoming concerts from Andrea Bocelli, Foo Fighters, Avril Lavigne and Aerosmith. In addition, via Skrill’s Quick Checkout solution, Vivaticket customers will be able to pay by online bank transfer using Rapid Transfer, a bank transfer solution that allows merchants to receive funds in real-time from consumers in 19 countries.

Further to AC Milan’s recent announcement of Skrill as its Official Global Payments Partner, the team’s fans will also have the option of using Skrill’s digital wallet when buying match tickets and other AC Milan experiences through Vivaticket.

Founded in 2001, Skrill is a leader in digital payments. For businesses, Skrill’s Quick Checkout solution supports multiple payment methods including credit cards, prepaid cards and real-time banking solutions in over 100 countries. Merchants using Skrill are able to promote their services to millions of Skrill users around the world. Skrill also offers chargeback protection, to give merchants greater peace of mind that payments accepted using the Skrill platform will be received.

Luca Montebugnoli, Executive Chairman of Vivaticket, commented: “As an increasingly popular payment option, we are delighted to be able to offer Skrill as a way for customers to purchase more types of tickets and experiences. A convenient and smooth experience at the checkout is a vital part of our customer journey, and offering multiple payment methods is central to this.”

Lorenzo Pellegrino, CEO of Skrill, NETELLER and Income Access at Paysafe, commented: “We are excited to be working with Vivaticket more broadly, supporting the expansion and success of its business by enabling a new and convenient way to pay. Skrill offers choice at the checkout, allowing businesses to add multiple local payment methods with a single integration, and giving consumers the ability to use their preferred option to make quick and secure payments.”

About Vivaticket

Vivaticket S.p.A. is one of the major international operators in the creation, production, marketing and management of integrated electronic ticketing and access control systems. With twenty years of experience in the field and relying on the most innovative technological solutions, Vivaticket offers a wide range of services to support any event that will allow you to improve both your performance and your results. The group has been an established player in the sector for years, thanks also to an important client portfolio that includes the main organizers of sporting events, live shows, trade fair bodies, theme parks, theatres and cultural events. The Group’s philosophy is to offer a 'unique turnkey offer’ with all types of services related to the management and organisation of events to make every event a great success.

About Skrill

Skrill has been making digital payments simple, secure and quick since 2001. We’re an acknowledged world-leader in developing global payment solutions for people’s business and pleasure, whether they’re buying online or sending money to family and friends. We also meet the needs of businesses worldwide, helping them build a global customer base and drive growth.

About Paysafe

Paysafe Group (Paysafe) is a leading specialised payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing and online cash solutions.  With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualised transactional volume of over US $85 billion, and approximately 3,000 employees located in 12+ global locations, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 200 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments.

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