BlockShow Announces BlockShow Americas 2018 Conference in Las Vegas August 20-21

BlockShow Announces BlockShow Americas 2018 Conference in Las Vegas August 20-21

HI-TEKCoin Cryptocurrency (also known as HIC – 100% backed by Travel Services) is the World's First Live Blockchain-Based Travel Ecosystem (HI-TEK.io) is also attend the BlockShow Americas 2018 in Las Vegas.
Hanoi tops Hello Magazine’s 7 best destinations in Asia for backpackers

Hanoi tops Hello Magazine’s 7 best destinations in Asia for backpackers

Hello Magazine has just named Hanoi the number one city on its seven best destinations in Asia for backpackers.
Da Nang city’s Golden Bridge goes viral

Da Nang city’s Golden Bridge goes viral

Also, American Fox News said that the bridge “has attracted tourists from all over” and it is “because of its unique design that features two larger-than-life hands holding up a pedestrian pathway dressed in gold.”
Blockchain Will Disrupt Expedia, Priceline, Airbnb ... and all other OTA

Blockchain Will Disrupt Expedia, Priceline, Airbnb ... and all other OTA

Blockchain is the underlying technology behind Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency which currently has a market cap of some $200 billion. While Bitcoin was created to be a digital currency that eliminates the traditional middle-men in money, many argue that Bitcoin-derived blockchain technology is the greater innovation of the two. We interviewed Fritz Joussen after his presentation at the Noah Conference in Berlin a couple of weeks ago.
Airlines and Travel Agencies That Accept Bitcoin and Alt Coin for Payment

Airlines and Travel Agencies That Accept Bitcoin and Alt Coin for Payment

As early as 2013, airlines and online travel agencies began accepting Bitcoin as a payment method. Valuations back then were roughly $900 per BTC (Bitcoin) and with values in the last few months ranging between $13,000-$20,000 per BTC, the swing toward cryptocurrency as a payment option appears to only be in the beginning stages. Let’s look at the airlines and online travel agencies that are currently accepting Bitcoin and similar currnecies for payment.
CNN lists 40 delicious Vietnamese foods

CNN lists 40 delicious Vietnamese foods

The US Cable News Network (CNN), one of the largest news networks, named 40 delicious Vietnamese dishes in an article of the same title. “Vietnamese cuisine doesn't win any points for complexity. Many of the most popular dishes can be made just as well on the side of the road as in a top-end restaurant.”, CNN wrote.
Queensland government invests in crypto-based travel and tourism startup

Queensland government invests in crypto-based travel and tourism startup

The government of Australian state of Queensland has announced a grant to a cryptocurrency startup TravelbyBit. “Tourism is one of Queensland’s most important industries. TravelbyBit has devised a clever way to make it easier for visitors to our state to pay for their purchases with a growing number of local businesses accepting cryptocurrency payments,” she said.
Major Budget Airline AirAsia is Developing a Cryptocurrency

Major Budget Airline AirAsia is Developing a Cryptocurrency

AirAsia joins the likes of Singapore Airlines this year in tapping blockchain technology for frequent flyer programs. Singapore’s national airline notably announced plans to deploy its own private blockchain following a successful proof-of-concept (PoC) with technology partners Microsoft and KPMG earlier in February ahead of the launch of what it calls the ‘world’s first blockchain-based airline loyalty digital wallet’.
Foreign arrivals to HCM City on sharp rise

Foreign arrivals to HCM City on sharp rise

Ho Chi Minh City has welcomed 3.18 million foreign visitors so far this year, a rise of around 32% against the same period last year, and fulfilling 42.4% of this year’s plan, according to the municipal People’s Committee.