- Shiba Inu (SHIB) has been added to the XcelTrip platform, which allows users to travel with cryptocurrencies.
- This means that customers can now book at over 2.3 million hotels and 450 airlines using the SHIB cryptocurrency.
- Among the cryptocurrencies on the list are Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Tether (USDT), Binance Coin (BNB), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), XcelDefi (XLD), XDC Network (XDC), and XcelToken Plus (XLB).
Shib Inu, the meme coin has a new partner XcelTrip, a decentralized ticket and hotel booking company that recently announced the addition of SHIB as a payment method. As a result, SHIB fans and holders may now organize their vacations and pay for them exclusively using their favorite coins. According to XcelTrip, users can currently book 2.3 million hotels, 450 airlines, and car rentals in more than 70 countries using SHIB.
Apart from this new addition, the travel company accepts nine other cryptocurrencies, including the major ones. Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Tether (USDT), Binance Coin (BNB), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), XcelDefi (XLD), XDC Network (XDC), and XcelToken Plus are among the cryptocurrencies on the list (XLB).
Using the addition of SHIB as a payment method, XcelTrip joins the ranks of high-end brands such as Gucci and Tag Heuer, who announced the ability to make purchases with the memecoin in May.
Gafisa, a Brazilian home builder, also accepts cryptocurrencies as a payment method for its real estate assets, owing to a cooperation with Foxbit, a Latin American cryptocurrency payment service, and exchange.
In February 2022, Foxbit added Shiba Inu to its list of approved cryptocurrencies. Any business that partners with Foxbit can accept Shiba Inu as well as the other 40 cryptocurrencies supported by the Brazilian payment service provider.
XcelTrip is on a quest to give its consumers a decentralized travel ecosystem. Users will be able to connect and access travel service providers directly through this decentralized travel ecosystem, eliminating the need for middlemen in travel planning and booking. The company has developed a platform and foundation to make use of crypto acceptance and use-cases to make the system completely decentralized.
It is clear that SHIB will continue to gain popularity and will be embraced by a growing number of companies. There are also speculations about a potential Shiba Inu-Red Bull collaboration.
Recently Shiba Inu’s representative tweeted about a conversation he had with the renowned energy drink business, sparking the discourse around the collaboration rumors.