Airbnb may be able to pay with cryptocurrency

На Airbnb может появиться возможность расплачиваться криптовалютой

  • Airbnb rental service CEO conducted a survey on Twitter
  • He asked what should be implemented on the project
  • Most voted for the ability to pay with cryptocurrency

Monday January 3, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky conducted a Twitter poll among almost 450 thousands of their subscribers. He asked the community what customers would like to see on the service in

According to Chesky, he received about 4 thousand different offers. But on the first place turned out to be the ability to pay with cryptocurrency.

Got 4, 01 suggestions. Here are the top 6:

1 – Crypto payments (top suggestion)

2 – Clear pricing displays

3 – Guest loyalty program

4 – Updated cleaning fees

5 – More long-term stays & discounts

6 – Better customer service

Already working on most, will look into others now !

— Brian Chesky (@bchesky) January 5, 2022

Other ideas included:

  • Clear price display,
  • Customer loyalty program,
  • Revision of the cleaning fee calculation system,
  • Long-term rentals and discounts
  • Improve customer service

Also the businessman noted that has been eyeing the token space for a long time. If Airbnb will be able to pay with cryptocurrency, then the offer will not be limited to just a couple of names.

The platform currently accepts transfers through the following systems: Visa, MasterCard, Apple Pay, Google Pay and PayPal. Since billion

Back in September, Chesky mentioned the possibility of integrating cryptocurrency as a means of payment on the site. However, then he noted that he was not ready to discuss this issue more specifically.

In November, in an interview with The Verge, the CEO of Airbnb admitted that he is exploring the token and metaverse realm. According to him, the service and the cryptocurrency sphere can have a “close relationship” based on the principles of trust. We previously reported that a restaurant has opened in Florida where you can pay for dinner with “crypt”.

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