As the crypto market emerges, Brisbane Airport (BNE) to launch cryptocurrency payment through the partnership with TravelbyBit. According to a local media report, Brisbane team is working with domestic and international business firms to ensure crypto friendly terminal which will be featuring restaurants, stores, and cafes that accepts Dash, Ether, and Bitcoin.
Brisbane to support cryptocurrency payment
The snowballing crypto practice by investors, firms, and traders have become the forcing step for Airports like Brisbane to support cryptocurrency payment. Roel Hellemons, who is the general manager of the strategic planning and development, said
“Many people around the world have made money investing in cryptocurrencies. And a lot of these people travel internationally. So it makes sense to offer a digital currency experience within our terminals.”
Partnering with TravelbyBit
TravelbyBit is the cryptocurrency payment system, supports tourist to pay for things in the digital currency of their choice. Brisbane by partnering with TravelbyBit will help travelers experience multiple payment forms. It includes Dash, Eth, BTC. Retail outlet involves Winddmill $Co, Forte Espresso, Australian Way, CarryOn, Merino Collection, Dreamtime Journey and news travels over both terminals.
The partnership could potentially help Brisbane Airport attain its various goals including enhancing the passenger experience, promoting community projects, supporting the local business and on top, becoming an airport industry leader in the realm of cryptocurrency.
Roe Hellemons expressed his indulgence detailing,
“We’re also proud to be the first airport in the world to achieve this in partnership with a small local start-up business such as TravelbyBit. The pioneering thinking of the firm is drawing attention to Brisbane as a serious breeding ground of innovative thinking.
He further hopes to expand decentralized payment support across the business.
TravelByBit and Brisbane to create innovation in Airport industry with digital currency payment. It allows businesses and travelers to assess its networks of merchants. These networks comprise airport transport, luxury hotel accommodations, food, entertainment and much more in Brisbane’s fortitude valley (recently rebranded as Crypto Vally).
In this regard, TravelbyBit CEO, Caleb Yeoh stated,
“We are building a genuine use case for cryptocurrencies in the tourism industry. The application of digital currencies in this sector makes a lot of sense.
However, the growing acceptance of cryptocurrency is creating a new ecosystem of payment across the world thus to implement in the travel industry by Brisbane is beneficial.