Widening footprint

Thomas Cook has entered into a partnership with FINO PayTech
Widening footprint
Widening footprint

With the aim to reach out to travellers in Tier II cities, travel major Thomas Cook has entered into a partnership with FINO PayTech, which is a banking correspondent and has been granted in-principle payments bank licence by the RBI. The move is to explore new and innovative ways for payment transfer to middle and rural India. Given the outward remittance by Indians, Thomas Cook is looking at ways to provide foreign exchange products and services to people in Tier I to VI cities through FINO Paytech’s reach.

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