Sponsor Level: Worldwide Partner
Product Category: Payment Service
Visa is the exclusive payment card and the official payment system for the Olympic Games.
In addition to providing payment services to Organising Committees and Olympic spectators, Visa Inc. has developed a tradition of programmes that support Olympic athletes in many countries, as well as programmes that teach the youth of the world about the history, values and ideals of the Olympic Movement.
Visa Inc. has been a Worldwide Olympic Partner since 1986, when the company joined the TOP Programme as a charter member. Visa is the world's leading payment brand, generating more than eight trillion US dollars in total volume as of December 31, 2016. Visa has unsurpassed acceptance in more than 200 countries/regions, and plays a pivotal role in developing innovative payment products and technologies to benefit its 16,600 member financial institutions and their cardholders.
Visa is one of the world's largest retail electronic payment networks and with a vision of “to be the best way to pay and to be paid,” it is pioneering the creation of u-commerce, or universal commerce.