Brisbane international airport (BNE) announced a collaboration platform TravelbyBit, in which travelers are able to pay cryptocurrency for services inside the airport.
«In the near future they will be able to use bitcoin, dash, ether and other digital currency to pay for restaurants and shops two terminals of the airport», – stated in a press release BNE.
«A lot of people worldwide earn money by investing in cryptocurrencies, and many of them are traveling around the world, so it makes sense to offer to pay in bitcoin in our terminals, – said Director of strategic planning and development of Brisbane Airport Corporation, Roel Hellemons. – Furthermore, the cryptocurrency is the low Commission fees, exchange rates and the transfer time».
«Brisbane airport is the first in the world announced support for cryptocurrencies. This is only the beginning. The use of digital currencies in the tourism industry has great potential,» – said General Director TravelbyBit Caleb Yeo.