Record volumes in the domestic travel and entertainment category helped propel both MasterCard and Visa to strong performances last year.

Visa U.S.A. registered $49.4 billion in card volume for such services as air travel, car rental, dining, and lodging, an increase of almost 19% over its 1993 figures. MasterCard reported $27.1 billion in U.S. travel and entertainment volume for 1994, a gain of just under 20% from the previous year.

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