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Cryptocurrency payments may start soon for bookings on Airbnb

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  • Airbnb CEO considering customer demand for crypto payments
  • Brian Chesky said, customers, have been demanding this option for a long time.
  • Demand to accept payments in Bitcoin, Shiba Inu, and Ethereum

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Airbnb CEO considering customer demand for crypto payments

Airbnb may start accepting payments in cryptocurrencies this year. For those who don’t know, let them know that Airbnb can help travelers find homes to stay in for themselves. The company’s CEO Brian Chesky posted a list of customer demands on Twitter, where the suggestion to take crypto payments was at the top. In his post, Chesky wrote that his company is already working on most of the customer feedback while considering completing some in the future. In recent times, a group of consumer brands has started accepting crypto payments for certain products and services. Most of these brands are based in the US.

Brian Chesky said customers have been demanding this option for a long time.

In his Twitter thread, Chesky said that if Airbnb does indeed start taking crypto payments, the company will include a variety of tokens. People who responded to the post recommended Airbnb that the company should start accepting Bitcoin, Shiba Inu, and Ethereum.
In the past, Chesky has said that his customers are already demanding crypto payment options. During an interview in September 2021, the 40-year-old billionaire said that people have been demanding crypto payment options on the platform for years.

Demand to accept payments in Bitcoin, Shiba Inu, and Ethereum

Recently, a restaurant named Crypto Street Restaurant in the US state of Florida has revealed that it is accepting payments in all cryptocurrencies.

US movie hall chain AMC Theaters has added support for payments in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash. The brand will soon start accepting bookings in Shiba Inu tokens as well.

Airbnb, Inc. is an American company that operates an online marketplace for lodging, primarily homestays for vacation rentals, and tourism activities. Based in San Francisco, California, the platform is accessible via the website and mobile app.

During an interview in September 2021, the 40-year-old billionaire said that people have been asking for crypto payment options on Airbnb for years.

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