Travala.com Announces Partnership With Expedia To Offer More Cryptocurrency Reservations To Its Travelers
The crypto-friendly travel agency Travala.com continues to bring more partners to its platform to offer frictionless cryptocurrency travel bookings to travelers, while partnering with a subsidiary of travel giant Expedia, Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS).
Travala.com ad The association in a press release published on Sunday, July 6. According to the announcement, now «More than 700,000 hotels and accommodations of the Expedia Group are now available through Travala.com».
Travala.com will take advantage of the interface of fast application programming Expedia Group EPS (API) to allow travelers to book Expedia accommodations with over 30 widely used cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Binance Coin (BNB), Cardano ADA and AVA, the native cryptocurrency of Travala.com.
Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS) is a subsidiary of the travel giant Expedia Group. EPS partners with travel companies to grow their businesses through its versatile API, online template solutions, and powerful agent tools. Currently, the company offers more than 700,000 accommodations in more than 35,000 destinations and access to more than 500 airlines with 4.7 billion seats and more than 6,500 airports worldwide.
EPS introduced its EPS Rapid API in 2018 that enables companies around the world to customize their travel offering from start to finish, from shopping to booking and payment.
Alfonso Paredes, Senior Vice President (Senior Vice President), Expedia Group, commented:
“At EPS we are passionate about innovation and we recognize that booking and payment options continue to evolve in a rapidly changing world… Our goal is to help Travala.com scale its business faster than ever. Through our extensive travel offering, partner support, and cutting-edge technology, we specialize in helping partners like Travala.com build fantastic experiences for their travelers. ”
Travala.com is one of the largest blockchain-based travel agencies in the world. This association will add more destinations to Travala.com portfolio. Founded in 2017, it can now be labeled as an online travel giant with over 2 million properties in 230 countries that can be booked with more than 30 cryptocurrencies.
How reported Crypto Economy, in November 2019, Travala.com also partnered with another online travel agency Booking.com to bring more destinations to its platform.
Juan Otero, CEO and co-founder, Travala.com, stated:
“With the adoption of cryptocurrency on the rise, we want to make sure that our users have transparent payment options and prices for each trip booked. EPS Rapid is the best API product in the travel industry, and this partnership unlocks a greater variety of accommodation and availability options for our users, including 4- and 5-star hotels in major destinations. ”