- Booking.com partners with Travala for digital currency payment options
- The recognition and adoption of cryptos are on the rise
- Travala accepts a wide a range of cryptos, including XLM, BTC, ETH, and more
Stellar Lumens News Today – After the signing of a strategic partnership agreement, Booking.com – online travel giant – has integrated its portfolio of more than two million holiday accommodation listings with Travala – blockchain-based hotel specialist. The news of the partnership came to light together with the listing of Travala’s AVA token being paired with BNB, the native token of Binance, on the DEX trading platform of Binance.
The DEX listings might be the number one interest of many traders. However, Travala has noted that the partnership with Booking.com would most likely have a huge impact on the adoption of digital currency as a means of payment for the wider population.
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Cryptocurrencies Are Gaining More Recognition and Adoption
Booking.com is one of the biggest travel eCommerce firms in the world. The firm is part of Booking Holdings Inc., which is listed on NASDAQ with the ticker symbol BKNG. Any traveler that wants to access the inventory of Booking.com can now book their hotel accommodation via Travala. They can now make payments using debit and credit cards, PayPal, and the firm’s own digital currency along with several other digital currencies. The firm aims to make booking easier by providing its customers with a wide range of payment channels.
In a recent post, Travala said:
“We believe that the new partnership with Booking.com is a sign that we are close to seeing the industry’s acceptance of digital currencies as a standard form of payment for travel bookings.”
Travala’s CEO Welcome the Partnership with Open Arms
The CEO of Travala – Matt Luczynski – is very excited about the partnership. He was happy to see that the acceptance of cryptocurrencies in the industry is gradually increasing and that he was a part of this great initiative. The CEO also said that the new agreement complemented the existing partnership of the firm with other top travel suppliers. In a statement, he said:
“The partnership has provided a fantastic use case for our own AVA token and another huge step towards mass digital currency adoption.”
Cryptocurrency Payment Options of Travala
At the moment, Travala accepts a wide range of digital currencies. The list of digital currencies accepted on the platform are Bitcoin (BTC), Travala (AVA), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Dash (DASH), Ethereum (ETH), EOS (EOS), Tron (TRX), Binance Coin (BNB), Cardano (ADA), XRP (XRP), Monero [XMR], Neo, Zcoin (XZC), Komodo (KMD), DAI, KuCoin (KCS), Digibyte (DGB), and NANO.
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