Travala.com is an already-operational one-stop travel booking platform which combines the best of this generation’s booking website functionality with the incredible benefits enabled by next generation’s decentralized technologies and tokenized incentive structures
|White paper||Business Plan|
|Initial release||V.2 / December 2017|
|Written in||C#, Python.|
|Block time||15-25 seconds|
|Circulating supply||c. 44,283,312 (as of 30 August 2019[update])|
Travala.com enters 2019 looking to sustain momentum while distinguishing itself from competitors, ultimately becoming the center of discussions both inside the blockchain industry and in the wider travel landscape.
567,928 Properties in 210 Countries ranging from 1 to 5-star ratings with accommodation types of Hotels, Apartments, Hostels, Villas and Resorts all live and bookable with the native AVA token as well as FIAT and leading Cryptocurrency assets.
The initial focus for Travala.com has been around its usability, using the NEO blockchain for the booking process incorporating smart contract deployment for each booking.
- Underpinned by a token-powered incentivization economy which gives real rewards for valuable acts such as user referrals and key-opinion-leader content
- Always available at a minimum average of 15% lower than current mainstream OTAs; enabled through agile integration of the leading wholesale travel solution partners
- Leading cryptocurrencies and traditional (FIAT) currencies as payment options
- Boosted discounts and special offers direct from brands and suppliers
- Innovative UX design and user mechanics for a best-in-class user experience
Travala.com will continue to increase the number of destinations available for users to become a global booking platform. The platform will also incorporate a multi-layered infrastructure within its token economics and economy.
- Validated blockchain-verified reviews for 100% feedback authenticity
- A globally-competitive range of travel services; Accommodation (Hotels, Resorts, Hostels), Flights, Things to do (Tours, Activities, Experiences), Restaurants, Transfers, Car Rentals, Vacation Rentals, and Cruises
What is the AVA Token?
The AVA token is based on the NEO NEP-5 Standard. The tokens can be held in any NEO address, using any wallet software that supports the NEO blockchain protocol and NEP-5 tokens, including the Travala.com native wallet.
- Total Supply - 61,571,086 AVA
- Circulating Supply as of 30 August 2019 - 44,283,312 AVA
What are the Token Use Cases?
- Payment Methods
- Booking Giveback
- SMART Discounts
- SMART Loyalty
- INVITE Referrals
- Review Rewards
- Crypto Refunds
- Payment Listing Fees
For more information about the use cases, check out the below sites:
What are the Payment Options?
Cryptocurrencies (Natively Added):
- Travala.com - AVA
- Bitcoin - BTC
- NEO - NEO
- Litecoin - LTC
- Bitcoin Cash - BCH
- Dash - DASH
- Ethereum - ETH
- Ripple - XRP
- Nano - NANO
- Tronix - TRX
- Digibyte - DGB
- Monero - XMR
- DAI - DAI
- US Dollar - USD
- Pound Sterling - GBP
- Euro - EUR
- Australian Dollar - AUD
- Singapore Dollar - SGD
- Canadian Dollar - CAD
- New Zealand Dollar - NZD
- Coingate.com (40+ Cryptocurrencies)
- Paypal (Includes Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discovery)
- Credit & Debit Card (Natively Added - Coming Soon)
- Zoopay (Coming Soon)
- BlueSnap (Coming Soon)
View the latest payment options here:
Is Travala.com cheaper?
Travala.com aims to be 15% cheaper on average when compared to major Online Travel Agencies (OTA) such as Booking.com or Expedia. In some instances you may find deals of up to 40%, in some instances savings will not be this high. Always shop around.
The Community has found some great deals such as this comparison:
But there aren't that many hotels?
A question has been put up many times recently on the amount of “properties” that are going to be available on Travala.com
“Properties” means - Hotels, Hostels, Motels, Villas, Resorts, Apartments, Bed and Breakfast, Guesthouses and holiday rentals.
From a possible 83 “property” suppliers connected to Travala.com's tech partner Gimmonix, there are 1,710,234 properties connected.
Travala.com now has 16 of these “property” supplier contracted partnerships ready to go live. Based on the property mapping aggregation run with the contracted suppliers, Travala.com has a total of 1,479,142 properties available and bookable.
What makes Travala.com unique?
To view the official booking numbers please refer to the reports:
To view a community made summary by Gilcn :
- Matthew Luczynski - Co-Founder & CEO
- Steve Hipwell - Co-Founder & COO
- Juan Otero - Co-Founder & CSO
- Kent Pham - CTO
- Drew Currah - CFO
- Alberto Cevallas - Token Economics Architect
- Cong Nguyen - Senior Project Director
- Hoa Pham - Blockchain Developer
- Jayden Trinh - Support Specialist
- Tuc Dang - Support Specialist
As of August 23, 2019:
- Dash Convention Europe
- Coindesk - Consensus Asia
- Futurama Innovators Montenegro
- CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit
- Litecoin Foundation
- Bitcoin 2019 Conference
- Crypto Bit Bus
- Emerging Travel Group
- Dida Travel
- Abreu Online
- Restel & Hotusa
- Destinations of the World (DOTW)
- Switcheo Decentralized Exchange
AVA is currently trading on the below markets:
- Kucoin - Exchange (Buy AVA using BTC, ETH or USDT)
- Bitmart - Exchange (Buy AVA using BTC)
- Switcheo - Exchange (Buy AVA using NEO)
- Coinall - Exchange (Buy AVA using BTC, ETH or USDT)
AVA can be stored on the below wallets:
Below are some experiences of the Travala community members: