The Spanish amusement and leisure park – PortAventura World – would be the first in its field to add bitcoin payments. The initiative would start from next season and would initially allow crypto settlements at the resort’s hotels.
PortAventura World, the resort with the most theme parks in Europe, 5.2 million yearly visitors as well as six hotels with 2,300 rooms, is developing software so that its guests can use cryptocurrencies as a means of payment if they so wish.
According to a press release, PortAventura World, is developing software that would add a new cryptocurrency option for its customers. Starting in early 2022, guests at resort hotels will also be able to pay for their accommodation in bitcoin.
David García Blancas, CEO of PortAventura World, noted that the company aims to keep up with the latest trends and the growing demand for cryptocurrency options.
“The push for initiatives such as this one allows us to become aligned with the latest trends and satisfy the needs of our guests; factors that are essential in order to strengthen our position as a leading company and innovator in the entertainment industry”
Located in Catalonia, Spain, PortAventura is one of the largest entertainment resort in Europe with more than 5.2 millions visitors per year. In addition to its attractions such as a water park and a “Ferrari Land”, it also has six hotels, where customers will soon be able to pay with crypto for accommodation.
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