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Expedia: A Cautionary Tale For Cryptocurrency In Travel

• by Luke Fitzpatrick

Unfortunately, this story came to a sad ending when the company decided to stop accepting bitcoin in the summer of 2018.

With that being said, there are some interesting things that the blockchain community can learn from the reasons why Expedia started using bitcoin in the first place, and why they ended up canning it to return to fiat-only.

The interesting thing about the "Expedia case" is that not only does this relate directly to the travel industry in general, but to the wider blockchain community as a whole. That's because the same problems are prevalent in travel and other segments. Here's what you need to know.

Why did Expedia start using bitcoin?

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