Bitcoin Adoption: Travala Allows Booking 550,000 Hotels in Over 82,000 Destinations Worldwide with BTC
Bitcoin adoption is rising with each passing day. The latest addition in this is the accommodation and hotel booking sector through Travala.com.
The company took to Twitter to share the news with the crypto community,
“You can now book 550,000+ hotels worldwide with Bitcoin BTC using the Travala.com built in crypto payment gateway. Travel to 82,000+ destinations with your favorite crypto.”
You can now book 550,000+ hotels worldwide with #Bitcoin $BTC using the https://t.co/CL8FxAXFXS built in crypto payment gateway. Travel to 82,000+ destinations with your favorite #crypto #BTC #blockchain #travel #adoption@Bitcoin @aantonop @BTCTN @BitcoinMagazine @bitcoininfo pic.twitter.com/5SI8lWd8wM
— Travala.com ✈️ 🏨 (@travalacom) February 18, 2019
Travala.com covers more than 550,000 properties in 210 countries all over the globe. Through its inbuilt crypto gateway, Bitcoin will be reaching 82,300 destinations. Powered by Blockchain, it has its own cryptocurrency to offer tokenized incentives.
“A one-stop travel booking platform combining the best of this generation’s OTA functionality with the incredible benefits of next gen’s decentralized technologies and tokenized technologies and tokenized incentives.”
According to its website, apart from Bitcoin and its native token AVA, it also accepts Ethereum, XRP, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Nano, Tron, and Binance Coin.
It’s native token AVA operates on the NEO platform with a current supply of 61,571,086 AVA with 35,103,443 AVA in circulation, as per the data provided by Coinmarketcap. At the time of writing, it has been trading at $0.1308 with 24-hours gains of 23.16 percent. In the BTC and ETH market, it is up by 17 and 14 percent respectively.
With a market cap of $4.5 million, it has been managing the daily trading volume of merely about $7.4k while it has been surging.
Bitcoin Adoption Gaining Momentum
In the past few days, Bitcoin adoption has been seeing serious growth as now you can buy pizza from Domino’s Pizza via Lightning Network that too on a negligible fee. The transaction won’t even take more than 30 seconds, at max, with the delivery time of within 30 minutes in the US.
It is yet to be known, if the public company, Domino’s Pizza which has its stores all over the world would be accepting Bitcoin in every location.
In another instance, Bitcoin along with Ethereum, XRP, Litecoin, and Dash will be expanding throughout France. Digycode, a startup that first rolled out its support for crypto last year says it now expanding to more than 10,000 supports through its collaboration with Ingenico, a Paris-based payment giant that reported $2.8 billion in revenue in 2017.
“‘The deployment of Digycode is the result of a partnership between Digital Service and Ingenico, and tobacconists equipped with a Devlyx cash register are, therefore eligible to sell our product for their customers, commented Christopher Villegas, CEO of Digital Service.”
The crypto startup will be offering prepaid recharge coupons that can be further purchased in three available increments that are 20, 50, or 200 euro by visiting any of its supported locations.
And once the customer redeems the coupon by using a secret code on its website, the euro will be converted into crypto.