Airbnb could start crypto payments, hints CEO

Airbnb wants a piece of the growing digital asset user base. According to its CEO Brian Chesky, the #1 feature users want Airbnb to debut in 2022 is to be allowed to use bitcoin to pay for their reservations.

While trading in cryptocurrency rose to unprecedented levels last year, investors hope the new year would also be rewarding. Multiple platforms are trying to tap the emerging market with a host of services to their customers. These include an option to pay in crypto coins for goods and services people avail. Airbnb, the popular accommodation-booking platform, is eyeing a pie of the rising user base of digital assets. Its CEO Brian Chesky has said that the top feature users want Airbnb to launch in 2022. Users want to be able to pay for bookings in cryptocurrencies.

Source: Blockchainreporter