Visa Reports That Int'l Olympic Visitors Have Put Nearly $700M On Their Cards So Far
International visitors to the London Games have spent almost $700M through Visa since July 23. The company said on Thursday that travelers from the U.S. spent $85.5M, more than any other country. Japan ($50.9M) and France ($41.5M) spent the second and third most, respectively. Visa was tracking money spent by its cardholders by sector, as well. There has been $133.7M spent on services ranging from shoe repair to spa treatments, $95.5M on entertainment like theater tickets, $82.9M on airlines and $71.8M with retailers ranging from antique shops to drug stores.