Crypto.com-Travala Partnership to Boost Cryptocurrency Adoption

Crypto.com- Travala Partnership to Boost Cryptocurrency Adoption

Crypto.com, a cryptocurrency platform based in Hong Kong, has announced entering into partnership with blockchain-based travel booking platform Travala.com.

Under the deal, Crypto.com’s payment app will integrate into Travala.com. This will help offer a seamless interface to facilitate bookings on the network.

Previously, when customers intended to make payments using cryptocurrency, they had to manually complete transfers using their wallets.

Crypto.com’s one million users can now visit 2 million places in 230 countries.

Moreover, customers of Travala.com can use Crypto.com Pay to make payments with some cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple.

 Kris Marszalek, CEO of Crypto.com, said:

“At Crypto.com, we are continuously building an ecosystem to foster mass adoption of cryptocurrency. Travala.com is a well-recognized brand in the crypto community and we are pleased to welcome them aboard to our expanding merchant network for Crypto.com Pay Checkout.”

Travala accepts payment in over 25 cryptocurrencies

Travala.com offers 40% discounts to Crypto.com users on more than 2 million hotels. In addition, Travala.com accepts credit/debit cards, PayPal as well as more than 25 other cryptocurrencies in payment.

Meanwhile, Steve Hipwell, COO of Travala.com, said:

“We’re excited to partner with Crypto.com to further drive cryptocurrency adoption to the masses and make paying with cryptocurrency a norm and look forward to the Crypto.com users joining our crypto travel movement and supporting crypto adoption by booking.”

Earlier, Cryptolydian reported that Travala has announced accepting room booking with the most popular cryptocurrency Tether (USDT).

The travel agency said in a recent report that the number of rooms booked via its website has been rising steadily in 2019, and increased remarkably this month. In December, the number of rooms amounted to 1,528, up 15.2% compared with November. In addition, the average room price reached $115, rising more than 15 percent from $133 during the same period.

“Travala.com platform currently offers 2,000,000+ properties covering 90,124 destinations in 230 countries and territories, and with prices up to 40 percent cheaper than mainstream travel booking platforms,” the company said on its website.

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Rabea Maguid is a journalist completely obsessed with crypto industry. He holds B.A. from Al-Azhar University, and has a background in journalism and economics. Rabea Maguid likes to think about the future in a positive way, and sees blockchain as a potential driver of deep societal change.