Tourism Minister Leon Bignell has signed an agreement in Shanghai with UnionPay International – a subsidiary of one of the largest global bankcard schemes – to make it easier for Chinese tourists to travel and shop in South Australia. UnionPay cards have one of the fastest-growing and most widely-recognised networks in the world, with 3.5 billion card-holders worldwide. “There’s a Chinese saying – ‘be thrifty at home and spend liberally while travelling’ – and when the distinctive China UnionPay logo is displayed in shops, sales increase dramatically. The agreement will see the State Government and UnionPay International work together to promote South Australia as a tourism destination.
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