15 January 2020
TravelbyBit 2019 Report: Here’s How It Went
### TravelbyBit reached a milestone of over US$1.5 Million worth of flight and hotel bookings in 2019.

TravelbyBit reached a milestone of over US$1.5 Million worth of flight and hotel bookings in 2019.

71.3% of total flight and hotel bookings were made with cryptocurrency, with Binance Coin (BNB) being one of the most used form of cryptocurrency payment at 14.9%, second to Bitcoin (BTC) at 68.1%.

Pie Chart of Cryptocurrency Payment Methods

Here's a breakdown of the metrics:

TravelbyBit had over 2,500+ new user sign-ups in 2019 from all around the world.

Top 5 Visitors by Country/Region:

China, Australia, Singapore, Japan and Europe.

14.2% of travellers who made bookings were from the USA, coming in second to Australians at 19%.

User Metrics

Binance Charity Teams-up with TravelbyBit to Make Giving Transparent

TravelbyBit partnered with Binance Charity, a blockchain-based donation system that makes each transaction flow transparent, accountable, and efficient. They enhance global awareness of the social power of blockchain, encouraging applications at greater scale, and makes blockchain accessible to vulnerable communities. For every booking, TravelbyBit will match each donation made by travellers to help improve the lives of the “bottom billion” worldwide.

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TravelbyBit Partners with HotelBeds

TravelbyBit partnered with the world’s leading bedbank, HotelBeds, in 2019. Combined with the launch of TravelbyBit’s new and improved booking platform, we provide customers with a better booking experience while offering a wider selection of accommodation options around the world. Operating since 2001, HotelBeds’s portfolio currently holds over 180,000 internationally recognised brands around the world such as Intercontinental, Hilton, Sheraton, Hyatt.

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TravelbyBit X Binance Crypto Travel Debit Card Announcement.

TravelbyBit partnered with Binance to announce the launch of a crypto-backed travel debit card in early 2020. The card will facilitate crypto payments (BTC, BNB, ONT) on major travel websites such as Booking.com, Expedia, Agoda and TravelbyBit.com as well as regular day-to-day purchases online and at the point-of-sale. With low fees, the card will combat the high premium that businesses charge for services paid in crypto. TravelbyBit aims to make crypto accessible, provide incentives to early adopters and encourage crypto adoption to travellers worldwide. Sign-up for the latest developments on the project here.

Crypto Travel Debit Card

In 2019, we were the Official Travel Partners of These Conferences & Foundations:

Conferences & Foundations

Winner of The Lord Mayor’s Global Entrepreneur Grant 2019

TravelbyBit was proud to be one of the recipients of the The Lord Mayor’s Global Entrepreneur Grant 2019, amongst ten other forward-thinking businesses, to help take their products global. The grant helps businesses expand into global markets and connect with international customers and investors to grow beyond Australian borders.

Lord Mayor's Global Entrepreneur Grant 2019 Winner

Finalist for the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2019

TravelbyBit was proud to be a Finalist of the Dermot McManus Award for Innovation in 2019. The Export Awards showcases the diversity of Queensland’s export sectors across 16 different categories for innovation and sustainable export growth. The award encourages exporters to aim for success in global markets and recognise the significant contributions local businesses make to the local and national economy through creating jobs in the community.

Premier Queensland's Export Awards

Earn Bitcoin Rewards When You Book Your Flights and Hotels on TravelbyBit.com

TravelbyBit’s Crypto Rewards Program was introduced in 2019 as a more rewarding way to travel and to encourage cryptocurrency adoption. TravelbyBit aims to give travellers the freedom to travel worldwide with cryptocurrency. Customers can earn up to 10% rewards in bitcoin when booking trips on travelbybit.com, as well as obtain exclusive rewards and benefits as they unlock higher status tiers. Travellers can use the crypto rewards earned to book their other travels, providing a real use case for cryptocurrency.


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