Spanish hotel chain Casual Hoteles is now accepting bitcoins as a meaning of payment according to a press release published by the company.The first hotel that will receive bitcoin payments will be the Andalusia-located hotel Casual Malaga del Mar. More hotels will be added to the project in the short term.
To pay in Bitcoin, all customers need to do is scan a QR code located in all hotel lobbies. As for online payments, there is an option on the hotels’ website. Additionally customers could also opt for paying via their WhatsApp account with a payment code linked to a BITPAY account.
Besides Bitcoin, the group is also accepting payments with Amazon Pay in all Casual Hoteles locations. The project fits in a new marketing strategy focused on tech-savvy clients who are looking for technology vanguardist accommodations at affordable prices.
Digital nomads are always welcomed in Casual Hoteles with other features like cordless mobile chargers in all “Start” rooms. Previously, the hotel chain was awarded by the Spain region Comunitat Valenciana as a top innovative organization in tourism and is a project granted by the European Union. Casual Hoteles has 13 hotels in 8 Spanish cities.
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