Startup Is Using Blockchain To Become Travel Agents
The travel and tourism industry is a major revenue driver for the global economy. In 2016, economists estimated that the travel and tourism industry contributed about $7.6 trillion to the global economy – thereby being responsible for as much as 10.6% of the world's GDP. In fact, the travel and tourism …more
Canada And Netherlands Test Biometrics And Blockchain for Air Travel
Canada and the Netherlands are about to test drive biometrics and blockchain for air travel as part of a larger initiative called Known Traveller. The announcement comes amid the World Economic Forum, and upon the launch of the Known Traveller Digital Identity prototype. The product of a wide-ranging collaboration between governments, international hotel chains and airlines, […]more
Canada Is Testing Blockchain For Traveller Identification
The government of Canada has announced it will collaborate with the World Economic Forum and partners to test emerging digital technologies and their application to travel.Following the launch of a Known Traveller Digital Identity prototype, Canada says it will design a ‘proof of concept’ pilot project between two countries to test the potential of biometrics […]more
First Cryptocurrency Airport In The World
Brisbane Airport (BNE) will soon become the first cryptocurrency airport terminal, according to reports from local media. The airport is working with local and international companies to make the entire terminal cryptocurrency friendly, with stores, coffee shops and restaurants accepting Bitcoin, Ether and Dash. The move to digital currencies makes sense for the airport, as the number of crypto investors […]more
Dubai Plans In 2018 To Launch 20 Blockchain-Based Services
Dubai is making good on its nickname as the 'City of the Future'. Its government had previously formed Smart Dubai, an agency created with the aim of making Dubai the most technologically advanced, and smartest city in the world. Part of that journey is to include blockchain-based services into a …more
A Businessman Buys 2 Power Plants For Cryptocurrency Mining In Russia
It is interesting to see crypto miners taking fate into their own hands by outright buying power plants to keep their operations going. Perhaps this may be a portent of things to come. Do you think it's a wise decision to buy your own power plant for cryptocurrency mining? Will other miners, if they are able, …more
Space travel for Tourists; a $250,000 ticket to space.
Virgin Galactic, which focuses on commercial human spaceflight and The Spaceship Company, which is responsible for manufacturing the spaceships for commercial spaceflight.more
Watch out X-Games, the World Nomad Games is so different from anything else.
There is nothing like this Olympics for Nomads in Central Asia, more extreme than the x-games located in Cholpon-ata, Kyrgyzstanmore