Travala.com, a blockchain-backed travel accommodation booking platform, has recently announced a partnership with the Litecoin Foundation to aid in the move to make cryptocurrencies more mainstream as a payment option.
In its business plan, Travala describes itself as "the next-gen online travel agency". Its 567,928 properties span across 82,311 destinations in 210 countries.
Travala believes that its platform offers several benefits that make it better able to serve a younger generation of consumers who "dislike the established order, have not yet formed their brand loyalties, and yet are tech-native and extremely socially aware."
These benefits include:
These are Travala's current payment options:
Travala says that it is "kickstarting" its partnership with Litecoin Foundation with the #TravelWithLitecoin campaign, in which "Travala.com and Litecoin Foundation will enable users to save up to 40% on hotel bookings through Travala.com and Litecoin’s LoafWallet."
The Loafwallet is a Litecoin wallet available for iOS and Android. It was built by Litecoin creator Charlie Lee, and it is maintained by the Litecoin Foundation.
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