One of the most anonymous privacy focused cryptocurrencies in the world is now available for payments across Travala.com’s far-reaching presence in 230 countries and territories
London, United Kingdom –– September 26th, 2019 — Travala.com, the leading blockchain-based hotel booking platform, has announced a strategic partnership with Zcoin, the anonymity-focused cryptocurrency. Travala.com and Zcoin will together strive to further the ongoing, prolific trend of crypto tourism by enabling the Zcoin community to benefit from up to 40% discounts on accommodation bookings made on Travala.com.
Matthew Luczynski, CEO and Founder of Travala.com, said, “We are delighted to see Zcoin add to its use case and help drive real-world usage of cryptocurrencies and the further adoption of cryptocurrencies by the masses.”
The partnership is envisaged to further drive the use of Zcoin for travel related services and promote Travala.com’s native AVA to its community who can now book accommodation via the Travala.com platform and not only enjoy the exclusive discounts and loyalty that Travala.com’s AVA SMART program offers but will also be entitled to an exclusive 5% Zcoin-Back for all bookings paid in Zcoin 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 a myriad of 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 Zcoin, Travala.com currently accepts 17 different cryptocurrency payment options, along with a range of traditional forms of payments, including credit cards, debit cards and Paypal
Reuben Yap, the COO of Zcoin, said, “Making Zcoin usable and spendable has been a big priority for us and we are delighted to be partnering with Travala.com. Zcoin’s focus has been the freedom of money and our partnership with Travala.com with its wide network of partner hotels further reinforces this by allowing you the freedom to stay almost anywhere in the world with Zcoin. ”
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.
Zcoin is a digital cryptocurrency that utilises zero-knowledge cryptographic proof which essentially means that transactions are undertaken with a level of anonymity rarely seen. Using Zcoin removes the ability to identify the origin of transactions using meta-data and pattern analysis.
With a protocol first implemented in 2016, Zcoin has established itself as a top 100 crypto and Travala.com joins over 5 million merchants in Thailand who accept payment in Zcoin.