- Travala.com believes this move will help it capitalise on one of the currently stabilised travel economies.
- Through this development, travellers in China can pay for travel services using more than 30 cryptocurrencies.
- The firm also intends to introduce support for WeChat Pay in the future.
Travala.com, a Binance-backed online travel agency has started wooing tourists in China. A report unveiled this news on September 17, noting that the firm has penetrated the Chinese travel market as the sector continues making a comeback to pre-COVID-19 levels. Reportedly, Travala.com entered the market by launching a Chinese language website and a regional customer support team. The firm then started marketing its services to travellers in the country on the same day.
In the report, Travala.com’s CEO Juan Otero claimed that this development helps position the firm to make the most of catering for domestic jet-setters and hotel guests in one of the stabilized travel economies around the globe at the moment.
“Europe, the U.S. and our other strong markets will potentially take a good three to four months to recover, whereas in China, the recovery is happening now and very fast. China is one of the largest domestic travel markets in the world, together with the U.S. and one of the fastest growing as well.”
Travala.com’s determination to boost travelling with crypto
Per Otero, travellers in China will be able to pay for their flight and accommodation using the platform’s current lineup of more than 30 cryptocurrencies. In addition to this, Travala.com also intends to start accepting WeChat Pay soon.
This news comes as Travala.com continues striving to improve its platform to guarantee customer satisfaction. Before this, the travel firm announced that it had added more than 1 million homes in 195 countries to boost travelling with crypto. Per the announcement, the 1 million homes are spread across 80,000 destinations across the globe, and they are available for booking on the firm’s website and mobile applications.