–BookMauritiusHotels ( www.bookmauritiushotels.com), an online Travel Agency specialized in reservation and booking of hotels, luxury villas, luxury serviced apartments, guest houses and self-catering properties in Mauritius (a major up-market tourist destination) is now accepting Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash for payment for travel services from BitPay, the largest global blockchain payments provider. The ability to accept Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash expands BookMauritiusHotels into international markets where accepting credit cards is not practical. BookMauritiusHotels benefits by adding Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash to the payment options while reducing high fees and increasing payment transparency and efficiency.
“We decided to accept Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash because over the years they have successfully proven their place as valid assets in the online industries as a credible form of currency and we are happy to implement a new payment feature which allows our users to book their memorable holidays in Mauritius with Bitcoin.,” said Chung Ji-Yun, PR Executive at BookMauritiusHotels. “We chose BitPay to manage our merchant processing because they make it easy and handle the entire process of getting the Bitcoin or Bitcoin Cash from the customer and depositing cash into our account.”
BookMauritiusHotels ( www.bookmauritiushotels.com ) understands the convenience of paying with a globally decentralized payment method which its transfers are successfully processed directly between users over the network without any need for a central processing system. That’s why the booking services offered by www.bookmauritiushotels.com can now be paid in cryptocurrency. The platform which promotes Mauritius Island a major tourist destination accepts bitcoin payments from March this year. Current effort of bookmauritiushotels.com to analyze and adapt to the brave new digital world is a challenge, but also an exciting opportunity. Furthermore, within the next 7 days, the following cryptocurrencies will be accepted: LTC, ETH and XRP.
Using BitPay, www.bookmauritiushotels.com receives settlement within three business days directly to its bank account in US Dollars or Euros. There is no price volatility or risk to the company. As a push transaction, the user sends the exact amount of Bitcoin or Bitcoin Cash needed to pay the bill. This eliminates traditional credit card fraud and identity theft risks associated with credit cards. Unlike the high cost of credit cards, BitPay charges 1% to process the Bitcoin or Bitcoin Cash transaction and settlement. BitPay enables transactions from any computer or mobile device making it convenient for BookMauritiusHotels customers.
“BookMauritiusHotels realizes the potential for cryptocurrency to transform its online reservation process, making payments faster, more secure, and less expensive on a global scale,” said Sean Rolland, Director of Product at BitPay. “Our goal is to make accepting cryptocurrency a seamless process.”