The native token of one of the biggest cryptocurrency platforms in the world is now available for payments across Travala.com’s far-reaching presence in 230 countries and territories
Travala.com, the leading blockchain-based hotel booking platform, has today added EOS as a native payment option for bookings made on its platform.
Matthew Luczynski, CEO and Founder of Travala.com, said, “it’s great to see platform tokens initially developed for use within exchanges moving into real-world use cases to further drive cryptocurrency adoption to the masses.”
Adding EOS as a payment option is envisaged to further drive the use of EOS for travel related services and promote Travala.com to the sizeable and passionate EOS community who can now book accommodation via the Travala.com platform. Not only can they enjoy the exclusive discounts and loyalty that Travala.com’s AVA SMART program offers but they will also be entitled to an exclusive 5% EOS-Back for all bookings paid in EOS until the 7th October 2019 as a promotional offering.
With its extensive global presence, Travala.com’s expansive portfolio of over 90,000 destinations offers and over 1.6 million accommodation offerings. 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 EOS, Travala.com currently accepts 17 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 blockchain-based travel agency transforming the future of the online travel industry. With a portfolio of over 1.6 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.
EOS is the native token of EOSIO, the next-generation, open-source blockchain protocol with industry-leading transaction speed and flexible utility. Introduced in May 2017, it has since been widely recognized as the first performant blockchain platform for businesses across the world.