Partners with Akoin Tapping into Africa’s Potential

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AKN Token Holders will soon be able to book over 3 million travel products in over 230 Countries Boosting AKN Adoption.

London, Friday 5th February ––, the world’s leading crypto-friendly OTA and Akoin, the high-performance, a high-security blockchain platform led by global visionary Akon announced a strategic partnership including the integration of AKN on the travel website’s platform. will accept the Akoin tokens (AKN), among with leading crypto assets such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and AVA,’s native cryptocurrency, for bookings at over 2.2 million hotels and homes and 400,000+ thousand activities in 230 countries across the world. This utility pushes forward AKN’s mission to empower rising entrepreneurs with tools and services that drive economic stability and growth, providing more usage and value for the AKN token through partnered offerings such as Travala. 


The partnership will empower AKN holders to participate in a cheaper, fairer, and more inclusive travel economy while also enhancing the utility of the AKN, being used for travel bookings via Akoin will be using’s business account services for internal company travel requirements. 


Akoin token holders will be able to save up to 40% in some cases compared with other online travel agencies on over 2.2 million hotels globally and 400,000 thousand activities with the addition of flight booking across more than 600 airlines globally and Car Rentals coming soon. 


Jon Karas, Akoin President and Co-Founder said: “As a global company fueling connectivity and growth for entrepreneurs in Africa and beyond, being able to provide our users (and ourselves!) with’s top tier, crypto-based travel platform, which offers massive market discounts and unique services, is a complete thrill for us.  You’ll be hearing a lot about this in the month’s to come”.    


Commenting on the partnership, Juan Otero, CEO, saidAs we continue in our commitment towards mass cryptocurrency adoption, we’re very excited to partner with Akoin to champion the growth of the crypto by giving AKN a new use case. I look forward to working closely with their team”




Founded in 2017, is the leading cryptocurrency-friendly travel booking service with 2,200,000+ properties, 400,000+ activities in 230 countries and 600 airlines globally. Backed by industry-giant Binance. is a champion of cryptocurrency adoption, accepting over 30 leading cryptocurrencies in addition to traditional payment methods. The 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. In addition to unbeatable prices via its Best Price Guarantee, Smart users on can also enjoy additional discounts and loyalty rewards for eligible bookings made on the platform.


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About Akoin

Akoin is a landmark cryptocurrency and digital marketplace led by global visionary Akon


The Akoin (AKN) token is a trusted and interoperable digital currency for the rising economies of Africa and beyond which gains users access to Akoin’s ecosystem of decentralized apps (dApps) and apps, where entrepreneurs can build and scale their business and life ambitions.  


Through the Akoin Utility Token, Multi-Currency Wallet and Marketplace people are able to ‘learn, earn, spend and save’ through their mobile phone as they connect and transact with the digital global economy, offering both stored value and local fiat conversion.

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