HOTCROSS token holders will soon be able to book over 3,000,000 travel products in 230+ countries, boosting HOTCROSS adoption
June 7th, 2022 – Singapore–– Travala.com, the world’s leading cryptocurrency-friendly online travel agency, and Hot Cross, the high-performance and high-security blockchain platform, today announced a strategic partnership to integrate Hot Cross’s HOTCROSS token on the travel website’s platform.
The integration will enable HOTCROSS token holders, to book over 2.2 million hotels and homes, 600+ airlines, and 40,000+ activities in more than 230 countries. This utility propels HOTCROSS’s web3 infrastructure mission forward, expanding the token’s use cases and capturing further value through new applications of the token’s unique technology.
Through the partnership, holders of HOTCROSS will be able to participate in a cheaper, fairer, and more inclusive travel economy alongside leading cryptocurrency assets like Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Travala.com’s native AVA token. Additionally, Hot Cross will be using Travala.com’s corporate account services for the company’s internal travel requirements.
With savings of up to 40% available on Travala.com (when compared with other online travel agencies), a total of over 3,000,000 travel products will soon be at the fingertips of HOTCROSS token holders worldwide, increasing the exposure of Hot Cross’s ecosystem to an ever-expanding user base.
Philip Arthur Moore, CEO, Hot Cross, said: “At our core, Hot Cross is a team that is focused on Web3 infrastructure and applications. Travala.com in many ways mirrors the goals that we have set forth for ourselves, to create a more open, inclusive, multi-chain application suite that enables users from all walks of life to participate in DeFi. Adding real life utility into HOTCROSS is another step in the token’s stickiness and we look forward to enabling our more than 20,000 token holders with the ability to travel and book easily.”
Commenting on the partnership, Juan Otero, Travala.com CEO, said “In continuing our commitment towards mass cryptocurrency adoption, we’re very excited to partner with Hot Cross to champion the growth of the crypto community and to bring a new use case to HOTCROSS. The team impressed me with their vision for their business, and I have no doubt that we will see them making waves in the crypto community.”
Founded in 2017 and now backed by industry-giant Binance, Travala.com is the leading cryptocurrency-friendly travel booking service with 2,200,000+ properties, 400,000+ activities in 230 countries and 600 airlines globally. Travala.com is a champion of cryptocurrency adoption, accepting over 50 leading cryptocurrencies along with traditional payment methods. AVA, the native cryptocurrency of the platform, bolsters Travala.com’s value proposition. The AVA token can be used for payments, receiving loyalty rewards, and obtaining discounts and bonuses, among several other use cases. In addition to unbeatable prices via its Best Price Guarantee, Smart users on Travala.com can also enjoy additional discounts and loyalty rewards for eligible bookings made on the platform.
For more information about Travala.com, visit: www.travala.com.
For more information about AVA, visit: www.travala.com/ava
About Hot Cross
Hot Cross is an extensive cross-chain and multi-chain infra & web3 application playground that enables blockchain teams and their communities to thrive. At its core, Hot Cross aims to be the best toolbox for ETH and EVM networks. Their development philosophy is agile, and they are a cohort of builders who aggressively seek out opportunities to meet the demands of the now for both B2B and B2C. The core thesis that Hot Cross presents is that users and teams will migrate in part to new networks that feel familiar when presented with good tooling and freedom. Hot Cross is a company and an ecosystem in and of itself, and our goals are towards allowing communities to flourish using our technologies, whether or not they know we are the ones building them.