The world’s leading cryptocurrency-friendly travel booking platform Travala.com has teamed up with the world’s leading travel accommodation website Booking.com opening up over 2 million accommodation listings globally for crypto users.
Matt Luczynski, CEO of Travala.com said:
“This partnership allows our users to access Booking.com’s accommodation listings, as well as the listings from several other leading travel suppliers, which is a fantastic use case for our own AVA token.
Luczynski also believes this is a huge step towards mass cryptocurrency adoption.
Working together Booking.com, Travala.com has already integrated Booking.com’s accommodation listings to its platform that is now live and bookable across over 230 countries and 90,000 destinations worldwide.
Customers on Travala.com are able to pay for hotels with the proprietary AVA token and 20 other leading cryptocurrencies in addition to traditional payment methods. Booking.com have recognised the value in making its vast portfolio of properties available to the growing blockchain and cryptocurrency markets. Such a move by Booking.com is a sign that we are close to seeing the industry’s acceptance of cryptocurrencies as a standard form of payment for travel bookings.
Founded in 2017, Travala.com has grown from a small start-up to the world’s leading cryptocurrency-friendly hotel and accommodation booking service trusted by thousands of customers worldwide as their preferred online travel agency. With over two million properties across the world, this partnership with Booking.com makes Travala.com one of the largest online travel agencies in the world by the number of bookable hotels.
Established in 1996 in Amsterdam, Booking.com has grown from a small Dutch start-up to one of the largest travel e-commerce companies in the world. Part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), Booking.com now employs more than 17,000 employees in 198 offices in 70 countries worldwide.