ADA, the native token of Cardano, the first blockchain platform to evolve out of a research-first driven approach is now available for payments on Travala.com
Travala.com, the world’s leading cryptocurrency-friendly hotel booking service, has today added ADA as a native payment option for bookings made on its platform.
Cardano (ADA) is a decentralized platform that allows complex programmable transfers of value in a secure and scalable fashion. It is the first blockchain platform to evolve out of a scientific philosophy and a research-first driven approach, and one of the first to be built in the Haskell programming language.
Adding ADA as a payment option is envisaged to further drive the use of ADA for travel-related services and promote Travala.com among the ADA community who can now book accommodation globally via the Travala.com platform.
ADA holders booking accommodation via Travala.com with ADA will also be entitled to an exclusive 5% ADA-Back for all bookings paid in ADA until the 7th November 2019 as a promotional offering.
With its extensive global presence, Travala.com’s expansive portfolio of over 90,000 destinations offers over 1.65 million accommodation offerings in 230 countries and territories with prices up to 40% cheaper than other mainstream online travel agencies.
By leveraging an equitable transparent pricing model, consumers benefit from increased cost-savings while the burden of high commission fees is removed for participating hotel partners. Including ADA, Travala.com currently accepts 20 different cryptocurrency payment options, in addition to a range of traditional forms of payments, including credit cards, debit cards, and Paypal.
Offering an average of 15% savings on bookings, Travala.com is the leading cryptocurrency-friendly travel agency transforming the future of the online travel industry. With a portfolio of over 1.65 million properties across 230 countries and territories. Travala.com leverages on the token economy to deliver a more streamlined booking process and fairer pricing system for consumers and merchants alike.