Travala.com Monthly Report: August, 2020
Continuing A Sharp Recovery as Travel Resumes
Below is our monthly report for August 2020;
Total revenue for the month of August was $477,892 which includes hotel bookings, flight bookings, and listing fees. This represents a month-on-month increase of 9.3% compared to July.
- The total number of room nights booked was 2,117, which is an increase of 7.8% compared to July and 103% compared to August last year.
- 19% of all bookings in August were paid in the native AVA token, making it the most preferred crypto payment option above Bitcoin (BTC).
- Over 179% year-on-year revenue growth compared to August last year.
- The number of monthly active users (MAU) in August exceeded 150,000, which is an increase of over 30% month-on-month.
Top 7 visitors by country were;
- United States
- United Kingdom
Top 7 countries booked were;
- United States
- United Kingdom
Travala.com room night metrics;
68% of the total bookings in August paid with cryptocurrencies;
Smart Program Update;
Get up to 10% savings on Hotel and Accommodation Bookings
Smart program offers up to 5% discount off the listed prices together with up to 5% loyalty reward after you have completed your stay. It works on holding a tiered amount of AVA in your Travala.com wallet. When activated it applies to hotel and accommodation bookings that have the Smart Icon available. You will also earn bonus rewards of up to 1% per month just for activating the membership. Read More HERE
As of 31st August 2020, we have 1,866 SMART members in total. Smart level details are as follows:
- Level 5 – 1,314
- Level 4 – 155
- Level 3 – 108
- Level 2 – 139
- Level 1 – 150
A total of 7,674,000 AVA are locked within our SMART program which represents 18.36% of the circulating supply which is now 41,803,407 AVA.
You can see the Smart Lockup wallets here on the Binance Chain.
- Smart 1: https://explorer.binance.org/address/bnb1ujj2knlj7grqlm74vdf4kd7wl7lk6ugtgjewck
- Smart2: https://explorer.binance.org/address/bnb1p0pjxe84wcpygy8esulksqtljyp8ljhvk0k3p6
Travala.com and Agoda Partner to Boost Travel with Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies
Agoda, a leading digital travel platform part of Booking Holdings (Nasdaq: BKNG) and Travala.com, the leading cryptocurrency-friendly accommodation booking platform, have announced a new strategic partnership. Read more HERE
Travala.com Adds 1,000,000+ Homes in 195 Countries Continuing to Boost Travel with Cryptocurrencies
Over 1 million houses, apartments, villas, cottages and alternative accommodations are now available for booking on Travala.com. Read more HERE
Travala.com Integrations with Binance Continue with Binance Login and Connect
Millions of Binance users can now login and connect their Binance.com and Travala.com accounts. This integration is a part of Binance’s greater mission to spread freedom of money. Stay tuned for more exciting integrations with Binance. Read more HERE
AVA listed on Binance.com
Binance Chain and Travala.com Join Forces to Build a Next-Generation Online Travel Agency
The agreement will see Travala.com working closely with the community-led development team behind Binance Chain and Binance Smart Chain to phase-in more advanced decentralized functionality. Read more HERE
AVA/USDT trading is live on WazirX
Supporting the AVA Ecosystem – Learn how to best contribute to the success of AVA
It is no secret that the community is Travala.com’s best asset. One thing that continues to excite us is how we are united with our community – We have shared ownership of AVA, the native platform token of Travala.com. Read more HERE
Travala.com Partners with Simplex, Brings “Buy AVA” Feature to the Platform
Until August 30th 2020, users can enjoy a 50% discount on the service fee when using Simplex via the Travala.com wallet’s Buy AVA feature. Read more HERE
Buy AVA on Travala.com using Credit Cards, Bank Transfers and Apple Pay through our Partnership with Moonpay
MoonPay is a fintech startup that onboards newcomers straight into crypto, with only a few intuitive steps and familiar procedures for any e-commerce user. It is available for 162 countries, including the United States, Europe, Japan, India, Vietnam & South Korea. Read more HERE
AVA listed on SimpleSwap
Now you can buy or swap AVA on SimpleSwap without sign-up for 300+ other cryptos
Binance AMA Series with Juan Otero, Co – founder & CEO of Travala.com
Details are as follows:
👉 Wed 19th Aug 7pm SGT on Binance English
👉 Wed 19th Aug 10pm SGT on Binance Spanish
👉 Thur 20th Aug 10:30pm SGT on Binance India
👉 Fri 22nd Aug 8am SGT on Binance Portuguese
👉 Sat 22nd Aug 11:30am SGT on Binance Sri Lanka
👉 Tue 25th Aug 7:30pm SGT on Binance Indonesia
Earn a $20 Travel Booking Discount Voucher Now
Buy Crypto transaction worth $100 equivalent value using the “Buy with Cash” button in the Binance app or select Buy Crypto: Credit/Debit Card/Bank Deposit/P2P Crypto Exchange on the Binance website, you will get the $20 discount voucher from Travala.com to be used on bookings of $100 equivalent value or more. Read more HERE
Travala.com Lists TUSD as Payment Method to Book at over 2.2 Million Hotels & Homes Worldwide
With the addition of TrueUSD (TUSD) Travala.com now offers the most cryptocurrency payment options in the online travel booking space with over 30 different coins now accepted for payment at over 2.2 million hotels and homes globally, including accommodations from Booking.com, Expedia and Agoda via strategic partnerships. Read more HERE
Travala.com Lists PAX as Payment Method to Book at over 2.2 Million Hotels & Homes Worldwide
Juan Otero, CEO of Travala.com said: “We are delighted to add the stablecoin Paxos Standard (PAX) as a preferred payment option on Travala.com and look forward to PAX holders joining our crypto travel booking community.” Read more HERE
Travala.com Goes DeFi with AVA Listed as Collateral Asset
The leading cryptocurrency-friendly travel booking platform backed by Binance, has announced a strategic partnership with Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Ecosystem Bidaochain to offer AVA as a collateral asset. Read more HERE
AVA is Now the Cheapest Way to Book Travel on Travala.com
Paying in full for your bookings with AVA on Travala.com can now save you up to 3% extra on all accommodation bookings. Read more HERE
Travala.com Partners with VeChain to Integrate VET as Payment
Juan Otero, CEO at Travala.com, said: “At Travala.com, we strive to constantly add value to our users. Through this partnership, we hope to continue promoting the growth of cryptocurrency adoption by allowing the blockchain community to book travel with VET.” Read more HERE
AVA listed on Bilaxy Exchange
AVA is now available on Bitladon and Bitcoin Meester with an AVA/EUR pair
The latest version of the Travala Mobile App 1.1.3 was released and now available for use.
Founded in 2017, Travala.com is the leading cryptocurrency-friendly accommodation booking service backed by Binance with 2,200,000+ properties in 230 countries. We are a champion of cryptocurrency adoption, accepting over 29 leading cryptocurrencies in addition to traditional payment methods. The Travala.com value proposition is bolstered by AVA. As the native cryptocurrency of the platform, AVA can be used for payments, receiving loyalty rewards, discounts and bonuses, among several other use cases.