Articles tagged “crypto”

Venezuela Passports Can Only Be Purchased With Cryptocurrency

Venezuela Passports Can Only Be Purchased With Cryptocurrency

Fabiola Zerpa, Bloomberg

Paying with cryptocurrency or not, the price of a Venezuela passport is beyond the means of most of its people. And many would assuredly leave if they could.

2 months ago

Travel Brands Turn to Risky Payments From the Crypto-Wealthy

Travel Brands Turn to Risky Payments From the Crypto-Wealthy

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The bitcoin bubble may have burst — at least temporarily — but there are still plenty of people sitting on sizable gains. The risk for any company accepting payment in cryptocurrencies is their volatility, which tells you that it is probably more about public relations than profits at this stage.

9 months ago

Is the Crypto-Luxury Travel Market Worth the Risk?

Is the Crypto-Luxury Travel Market Worth the Risk?

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Bitcoin's growth has made a lot of people very wealthy, and more companies are looking at tapping into what could be a lucrative market. The problem, though, is the unpredictable nature of cryptocurrency markets means accepting these virtual currencies comes with considerable risk.

9 months ago