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Travala joins Booking.com to expand the list of crypto-currencies it hosts

November 29, 2019 by Victor

The website travel booking Travala reinforces its strength in payments in crypto-currencies, by signing a partnership with Booking.com to expand the hosting of various crypto-currencies on its website.

90 000 additional destinations in 230 countries

The strategic partnership between Travala and Booking.com confirms the quality of services in booking hotels, by the addition of 90 000 destinations in more than 230 countries around the world.
Customers Travala have the choice between the Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Binance Corner (NBB), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Ripple (XRP), Eos (EOS), Tron (TRX), Cardano (ADA), Dash (DASH), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Monero (XMR) and stablecoin Dai (DAI) to settle their travel expenses.
Travala.com launched in 2017, shows itself to be competitive up to 40 % less expensive compared to other platforms of online booking most popular. In addition, the agency offers exclusive discounts and loyalty rewards through his chip digital native AVA.
Matt Luczynski, the president of the company, said through a press release the importance of this new collaboration :

“This partnership gives our users access to lists of accommodation Booking.com, as well as to the lists of several other suppliers of travel of the first plan, which is a use case which is fantastic for our own token AVA and another huge step towards mass adoption of crypto-currencies” .

A growing emergence in the crypto-industry

The aggregator of lists of accommodation Booking.com created in 1996, includes the interest of making its properties accessible to the growing markets for virtual currencies, said a representative of Travala.

“Such a decision of Booking.com is a sign that we are about to see the acceptance of crypto-currencies by industry as a means of payment standard for travel reservations “.

Several global companies are beginning to recognize the place of crypto-currencies in their digital development. For example, the british conglomerate Corporate Traveler accepts the BTC and the BCH for the clientele of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMES) since may. Cryptocribs provides a rental system short-term peer-to-peer, using crypto-currencies such as the BCH, and the ETH for the payments.
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Jeremiah Faber

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Jeremiah is an explorer by heart – both in the physical and the digital realm. A traveler, Jeremiah continues to visit new places throughout the year in the physical world, while in the digital realm has been instrumental in a number of Kickstarter projects. Technology attracts Jeremiah and through his business acumen has gained financial profits as well as fame in his business niche.