Had a windfall with Bitcoin lately? Is your Ethereum on the up? We can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with luxury travel – which is fitting, because The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has become the first international boutique hotel group in the world to accept cryptocurrencies for hotel bookings.
Partnering with UK-based global crypto-payment gateway, Coindirect, all of The Pavilions’ hotels and resorts – including the newly opened The Pavilions Anana Krabi in Thailand, and The Pavilions El Nido, Palawan Island in the Philippines – can now be booked securely with your digital assets, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and 40 other virtual currencies, from any country.
Wondering where to spend your assets? The boutique hoteliers’ portfolio includes 14 luxury resorts and hotels in stunning locations, including Phuket, Bali, Himalayas, Mongolia and Niseko in Asia, and Amsterdam, Madrid, Lisbon and Rome in Europe.
Unique to the luxury hotel group are its ‘Curated Journeys’, a series of innovative travel itineraries, created with expert local guides, which are designed to immerse you in the essence of your chosen destination. These feature specialised offerings at the Pavilions Spa, which delivers locally inspired treatments with locally sourced products to ensure authenticity; and authentic, local dining experiences within the resorts, too.
Had even more success with your crypto investments? Then you can also spend your returns on The Pavilions Residences, which are available for sale at the group’s Phuket and Niseko resorts, and will also accept cryptocurrencies for property sales.
“We pride ourselves on providing partners a platform for instant secure payments with over 40 Cryptocurrencies; this was a critical factor for The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts to ensure the end-to-end payment service is safe, flexible and easy for guests, when booking their next experience at any of The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts’ across the globe,” said Jesse Hemson-Struthers, CEO and Co-founder of Coindirect.
“Guests can take advantage of paying in the Cryptocurrency of their choice, based on the currency and location they are situated in at the time of booking, offering more freedom and a contemporary, personalised service.” he continued.
“Personalised experiences are at the core of our DNA; allowing this flexibility in payments combined with security and peace of mind for our guests is the next step in personalised and bespoke services. We are proud to lead the industry and enhance ourselves in the digital world with this exciting new crypto payment method available at all of our unique and distinct Hotels and Resorts across the globe.” said Gordon Oldham, founder and owner of The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts.
Payments using cryptocurrencies will be available for direct bookings through each hotel’s reservations centre from 07 July 2021. In the near future, it will be available on website booking engines as well. You can view a complete list of supported cryptocurrencies here.
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