One of the world’s crypto open traveling platform, Travala, is partnering with the Litecoin Foundation allowing Litecoin (LTC) to be used in over 500K Travala properties around the world.
Travala is a travel booking platform built using blockchain technology. The partnership with Litecoin Foundation will start with a sensitization campaign dubbed #TravelWithLitecoin.
Discounts for Paying With Litecoin
Those participating in the campaign will enjoy a discount of up to 40 percent on their hotel bookings both when paying with Litecoin from the Travala.com platform or LoafWallet from Litecoin.
The founder of Travala.com, Mathew Luczynski, said:
“The consumer is in the driver seat when it comes to achieving mass-market cryptocurrency adoption, and we’re delighted to embark on this journey with the Litecoin Foundation with a unified goal: to bring the mainstream use of cryptocurrency into everyday life. This is a proud milestone for use as we continue building out our platform to welcome those who share the same vision for the crypto economy.”
In the spirit of the partnership, those attending the scheduled Litecoin Summit will be accommodated by Travala.com.
Litecoin’s founder, Charlie Lee, noted that it is with such partnerships that mass adoption is achieved adding that “an opportunity to use a global currency like Litecoin to travel around the world is a powerful one.”
Luczynski added that the sensitization campaign is one way to show the world how the travel industry is adapting to the changing times. By partnering with Litecoin, coin holders will now have 82,000 destinations to choose from and pay with their favorite coin; LTC.
Being a blockchain-based travel platform, Travala supports a wide range of cryptocurrencies including, but not limited to, Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Tron (TRX), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Binance Coin (BNB), Dogecoin (DOGE), among others.
Apart from virtual currencies, hotel booking on Travala.com can be paid for using PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, BlueSnap, Zoopay, among others.
Other Travala Partnerships
To bring the best to its users, Travala has been scouting for partnerships that are bound to bring a positive impact in the travel industry.
Some of the partnership include:
This one was sealed towards the end of 2018. Gimmonix provides world-class mapping technology for hotels and accommodation rooms.
The partnership brought a host of benefits on Travala.com. Key among the being allowing Travala to integrate room mapping on its platform which, as Travala notes:
“[Has] the ability to effectively personalize search results for our customers. This technology also enables enriched content with high-quality images and room descriptions.”
Official Travel Partner of The Bitcoin 2019 Conference
Travala will be the official travel partner of the Bitcoin 2019 conference which will be held in San Francisco. It is projected that 2,000 people will attend and more than 50 speakers and panelists will be present. Those using Travala.com to book accommodation will save up to 40 percent. On this, the Mathew said:
“By offering conference attendees a major discount on leading hotels located in San Francisco, we hope to assist in offering these individuals a full crypto conference experience, while also propelling the mass adoption of cryptocurrency as a form of payment.”