Bitcoin is the first successful internet money based on peer-to-peer technology; whereby no central bank or authority is involved in the transaction and production of the Bitcoin currency. It was created by an anonymous individual/group under the name, Satoshi Nakamoto. The source code is available publicly as an open source project, anybody can look at it and be part of the developmental process.
The chain of luxury resorts Soneva of Thailand and Maldives begins accepting cryptocurrencies.
- You can pay with crypto at luxury resorts in Thailand and Maldives
- This is thanks to the Soneva chain’s decision to accept Bitcoin and Ethereum.
- They are 100% non-refundable payments, clarifies the company
The chain of luxury resorts Soneva , which has properties in Thailand and the Maldives in Asia, has said that it now accepts Bitcoin the biggest and most popular cryptocurrency in the world. It is a decentralized digital currency that enables users to make trustless peer-to-peer transactions. y Ethereum a decentralized open-source blockchain with smart contracts functionality. as means of payment.
The cryptocurrency cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use cryptographic technologies to secure their operation. payment option a contract giving the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset or instrument at a specified strike price. will be available at Soneva Fushi, Soneva Jani y Soneva in Aqua in the Maldives, and Soneva Kiri en Tailandia.
Both Bitcoin like Ethereum can also be used for Soneva Villa Ownership, which says it is the first and only project to offer real estate to foreign buyers in the Maldives.
To achieve these payments, Soneva has partnered with cryptocurrency payment solutions provider TripleA and payment platform a place to buy, sell and store cryptocurrency provider Pomelo Pay.
TripleA is an authorized entity that allows guests of Soneva make crypto-payments without any risk of price volatility, offering instant confirmation, fixed exchange businesses that allow customers to trade cryptocurrencies for fiat money or other cryptocurrencies. rates, real-time conversions and no chargebacks. To be used in conjunction with Pomelo Pay a payment platform that facilitates cryptocurrency payments using QR code the action of coding is to write programming statements for a program. and payment link technology.
The reservations department of Soneva accepts direct bookings with securely organized cryptocurrency payment links.
Soneva adds that while payments made with Bitcoin o Ethereum are 100 percent non-refundable, credits may be applied in accordance with their flexible cancellation policy.
“At Soneva, we have always strived to be pioneers in the hotel industry, so accepting cryptocurrencies as a payment method is another example of enabling our international guests to easily make payments from anywhere in the world.” said Bruce Bromley, chief financial officer. and deputy chief executive officer of Soneva.
There are many luxury brands in the world that accept Bitcoin and other crypto as a means of payment. Among them, and among the most recent ones, there are the high-end fashion house Balenciaga , the known U.S. luxury gyms Equinox and the exclusive clothing brand Off-White .
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