THE CoinPayments, one of the leading gateways for payments with Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies, announced a partnership with Loupit, a company focused on the corporate travel sector, which now allows cryptocurrency payment for its services.
In this way, partner travel agencies and TMCs (travel management companies) can accept payments in Dogecoin (DOGE), Bitcoin, Ethereum (ETH), BNB and more than a hundred available currencies. It is the first integration of an OBT (online booking tool) with a cryptocurrency-oriented solution.
“The tourism market, especially corporate travel, needed a payment solution that combined practicality, efficiency and simplicity. Cryptocurrencies are fully in line with this demand,” said Rubens Neistein, Business Manager at CoinPayments.
Neistein also highlights that for Loupit, accepting cryptocurrencies represents a wider range of payment options, transaction security, instant conversion to other currencies and reduced transaction fees.
As for buyers, he highlights that paying with crypto, in addition to the lower transaction cost, there is greater agility in making payments in other countries from a single currency. only one with real-time quotation.
“We believe that digital payments are global trends. Therefore, we anticipated the launch of this feature which was scheduled for the first quarter of 2022 after frequent requests from customers, official acceptance of bitcoin in El Salvador and the approval of the bitcoin ETF in the United States”, comments Patrick Tytgadt, CEO and founder. of the startup.
Loupit is a free metasearch that uses artificial intelligence for complete travel management with price comparisons between the main agencies and TMCs on the market. currently has more than 1 million registered hotels, 750 airlines and 300 bus companies.
For this, the interested party only needs to have a digital account (wallet) on the platform and manage your cryptocurrencies. On the other hand, companies that wish to offer the stablecoin as a means of payment can connect their account to their financial transaction systems with the support of APIs.
Created by Transfero, BRZ allows Brazilians to have crypto in their local currency and directly access national and foreign platforms. Thus, national investors gain greater financial freedom and can increase their investments in other assets and currencies.
Among the advantages of the BRZ are greater stability, as it is paired with the Brazilian real, the guarantee of reservation, and the technology multichain, since it was built on top of several cryptoassets, such as Ethereum, Solana, Stellar, among others. In addition, there is the security of smart contract and transparency in operations.
“One of our missions is to allow people to have broad access to the most diverse cryptoassets. Therefore, it makes sense to integrate the token BRZ, first stablecoin matched to real, on our platform. With it, more Brazilians will be able to trade and manage their portfolios more easily”, explains Rubens Neistein.
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