One of Spain’s largest travel agencies, Destinia, has begun to accept Ethereum, EOS, and other cryptocurrencies. Customers will now be able to pay for their trips not only with Bitcoins but also with five additional cryptocurrencies.
The Spanish travel agency has announced that it now accepts Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Dash as payment methods for plane tickets, train tickets, hotel stays, or travel packages. Destinia has long been involved in the cryptocurrency business. Starting in 2014, it began to accept Bitcoin (BTC) as a payment method and became one of the first companies in the industry to accept this cryptocurrency.
Cristina Verdi, a representative responsible for Destinia’s payment methods, commented on the introduction of the innovation:
“Destinia’s philosophy is to open as many doors as possible and have a variety of payment options for the convenience of travellers. Thus, we launch more sites and adapt to the current realities.”
Adopting Bitcoin payments was very lucrative for Destinia. According to the company’s data, 7.23% of customers decided to accept payment in Bitcoins in 2018. Destinia is also looking for new partners to improve customer engagement and simplify customer operations. “With our new partner, the user can utilize a variety of wallets to complete the purchase and select any cryptography,” Verdi said, without revealing the details of the partnership.
According to preliminary information, Destinia’s enigmatic crypto partner may be the Gocoin startup aimed at developing cryptocurrency and blockchainBlockchain
is a continuous and sequential block chain of information (digital linked list). When building a blockchain, copies of related blocks are simultaneously stored on multiple computers.Details payment processing solutions.
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Spain’s cryptoecosystem has grown significantly lately. According to the Spanish news portal El País, the number of stores that sell gift cards with the possibility of exchanging them for cryptocurrency has grown from 4,000,000 in 2018 to more than 30,000,000 this year. The Radar monetary ATM ranked Spain as the fifth largest crypto-ATM in the world.