Travala.com, the blockchain-powered hotel booking platform, has announced a new partnership with Bitcoin.com to give its four million wallet users the chance to save money on hotel bookings.
Travala has been transforming the travel industry by offering an average of 15% off on hotel bookings as well as the option to pay with 15 leading cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash. The team said that the “new partnership will empower millions of users to participate in a cheaper, fairer, and more inclusive travel economy”.
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Commenting on the partnership, Travala.com CEO and founder Matthew Luczynski said: “A reflection of our unwavering commitment towards cryptocurrency adoption, we’re excited to partner with an industry titan to champion the growth of the crypto community. With over 80% of the bookings on our platform made chiefly in digital currencies, the partnership will allow us to leverage Bitcoin Cash’s global network for greater real-world usability. We are excited to work closer with the Bitcoin.com team.”
“Importantly, this is also a powerful demonstration of the synergies between both the travel industry and disruptive technologies, as we strive to significantly lower the barriers of entry. The past year has seen our team achieve a number of milestones, from having recently exceeded our equity crowdfunding target to the steady growth of our ecosystem. We look forward to seeing even greater progress as we build a transformative future for the online travel industry,” added Luczynski.
210 counties and 82,000 destinations
With a reach of over 210 countries and 82,000 destinations, Travala.com serves as a gateway to a more efficient travel booking experience, opening the doors to lower hotel prices and a more streamlined booking platform. Bitcoin Cash holders will now be able to choose from almost 600,000 property listings for their next holiday.
Roger Ver, CEO of Bitcoin.com, said: “Our work is guided by a stout belief in Bitcoin Cash as a model of economic freedom, and this includes the continual expansion of offerings under our current suite of products and services. By providing additional functionalities compatible with the lifestyle choices of our community, this partnership exemplifies the value of digital currencies and will build out our ecosystem with a real-world, viable use case.”
Bitcoin Cash users are now able to access Travala.com directly from their Bitcoin.com wallet.
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