GateToken (GT) Holders Will Soon Be Able to Book at Over 2.2 Million Hotels & Homes in 230 Countries Boosting GT’s Adoption
Wednesday, 2 September, 2020 –– Today Travala.com, the world’s leading crypto-friendly hotel booking platform and Gate.io, announced a strategic partnership including the integration of GateToken (GT) on the travel website’s platform.
Travala.com will accept GateToken (GT), along with other leading crypto assets such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and AVA, Travala.com’s native cryptocurrency for bookings at over 2.2 million hotels and homes in 230 countries across the world.
The partnership will empower GateToken holders to participate in a cheaper, fairer, and more inclusive travel economy while also enhancing the utility of the GateToken (GT), being used for travel bookings via Travala.com. Gate.io will also be using Travala.com’s business account services for internal company travel requirements.
GateToken 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, with the addition of flight booking across more than 600 airlines globally and other travel verticals such as Activities and Car Rentals coming soon.
“The Gate.io and Travala.com partnership brings us one step closer to our combined vision of mainstream cryptocurrency adoption. We are excited to join forces with Travala.com and enable millions of users to benefit from our strong tech-driven ecosystem. GateToken (GT), an integral part of the Gate.io ecosystem, is already being used by our 3 million users for VIP tier growth, trading fee debit, exclusive participation in activities and much more,” said Lin Han, Gate.io CEO.
Commenting on the partnership, Juan Otero, Travala.com CEO, said. “As we continue in our commitment towards mass cryptocurrency adoption, we’re very excited to partner with leading trading platform Gate.io to champion the growth of the crypto community and to bring a great new use case to the GateToken (GT).”
The partnership enhances the utility of GateToken by enabling it to be used to pay for accommodations at over 2.2 million hotels and homes around the globe on Travala.com.
Founded in 2017, Travala.com is the leading cryptocurrency-friendly travel booking service with 2,000,000+ properties in 230 countries and 600 airlines globally. Backed by industry-giant Binance, Travala.com is a champion of cryptocurrency adoption, accepting over 28 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.
Gate.io is a global, blockchain assets exchange platform. Established in 2013 and developed entirely in-house, Gate.io enables blockchain enthusiasts to trade and store assets in over 470 of the leading cryptocurrencies for over 3 million users from over 130 countries. Gate.io is a one-stop-shop for Spot, Margin trading, Futures, Perpetual contracts, Staking, C2C Loan, and Options Trading. Gate.io’s newly launched public blockchain, GateChain, is a next-generation public blockchain, focused on onchain asset safety and decentralized trading. Gate.io sets itself apart by prioritizing security and user experience, providing quick, easy and safe access to digital assets.