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Digital money transfer service MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with fintech Brightwell to enable cruise line crew members to digital send their money home using MoneyGram within the Brightwell app. The duo revealed:

“The MoneyGram-Brightwell partnership gives crew members an easy and cost-effective way to send money home directly from their mobile devices while at sea and eliminates the need to wait until arriving at port to complete a money transfer.”

While sharing more details about the partnership, Alex Holmes, MoneyGram Chairman and CEO, stated:

“We’re excited to partner with Brightwell and deliver a convenient, digitally-enabled experience that will save crew members valuable time and money while also providing more options for those receiving the funds. We continue to execute our digital transformation through new partnerships and service offerings that address the needs of our customers and provide fast and reliable options no matter where or when they need to send money.”

Mike Gaburo, CEO of Brightwell, then added:

“It’s our mission at Brightwell to serve the financial needs of crew members through cutting-edge products and thoughtful innovation. We’re excited to partner with MoneyGram to bring financial freedom to those in the cruise industry with a quick and seamless way to send funds back home while working at sea.”

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