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Bitcoin {BTC} adoption: Booking.com chief as well as U.K. Central Bank leader are optimistic about virtual currencies

Bitcoin is placed right at the top of the market, with the BTC dominance rate currently at 68.7%. The trading volume recorded is $15.378 billion, while the supply has 17,893,425 BTC coins in play. The total market cap of Bitcoin is $185.095 billion. As of this moment, BTC is priced at $10,344.32. A jump rate of 2.04% was felt in the course of the past 24-hours.

The governor of Bank of England Mark Carney has said that a central bank-backed cryptocurrency could successfully cast aside the Dollar and aid in cryptocurrency adoption. At the Economic Policy Symposium held in Jackson Hole, Mark spoke of how the Dollar’s influence has reduced with the passage of time.

He wishes that Central Banks all around the world can work together and help establish a digital currency that will shake the Dollar off its zenith. Carney also referred to Facebook’s latest move i.e. Libra. However, he also wants Facebook to abide by regulations that will soon be in place.

The CEO of Booking.com Glenn Fogel is a crypto-enthusiast. This news was well-received by members of the entire ecosystem. Booking is one of the largest and most trustworthy networks for holiday-planning [Glenn is closely linked to Kayak, Rentalcares, and so on]. Recently, he was interviewed by Skift. 

Fogel talked about the need for a “global currency” and mentioned the necessity of secure. Even though Bitcoin’s legitimacy is questioned to this day, a nod from Glenn could go a long way. Fogel spoke of the advent of the future and how cash will slowly become an outdated entity.

Though a person cannot make payments in the form of cryptocurrencies, for now, next year might witness a few changes. Do note that Travala has received great reviews from users who had employed the services offered by their platform. Travala had partnered up with Dash a short while back and is associated with the Convention that will be held in September.

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