“Web3 will eat travel,” says one booking platform operating on the blockchain that is making waves in the travel industry today. And Trips Community is just one of many hard-hitters paving the way for Web3 travel.
A trend that is increasingly growing as the exciting Web3 world takes off, we’re looking at the top 3 Web3 travel companies bringing the tourism industry into a new era.
Did you know there is a cryptocurrency-friendly accommodation booking platform? Travala was founded in 2017 and has quickly grown into the world’s leading blockchain-based travel booking platform. Offering over 2,200,000 properties, from hostels to 5-star resorts, Travala connects travelers with one of the world’s largest accommodation selections, covering 90,124 destinations in 230 countries and territories. Incorporating blockchain technology and tokenized incentives, users can pay with several cryptocurrencies (and traditional payment methods), while Travala’s own AVA native cryptocurrency can be used for payments, rewards, and more.
Trips Community was founded in 2017 by Luca De Giglio, who already had some experience in the travel world, considering he launched an “Airbnb before Airbnb” accommodation booking platform to fund his worldwide travels back in 2001. TripsCommunity believes the future of bookings is decentralized and has thus built a peer-to-peer accommodation booking platform on the Ethereum blockchain with 100% open source software. They’ve also launched the first booking via NFT in the world- and that’s just part of it.
LockTrip is an online accommodation reservation marketplace where customers can search, find and book accommodation worldwide with guaranteed lowest prices. It is also the first platform for real estate buyers and owners to create supply and demand for accommodation without intermediary fees. But how? All transactions are decentralized. Namely, LockTrip uses the latest decentralized blockchain technologies for users to access accommodations on a single platform without interfering with the price offered by the accommodation provider. In other words, it connects millions of travelers with more than 2 million accommodation facilities without mediation for the final price. In this way, users can save up to 20%!
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