German travel booking platform GetYourGuide on Tuesday announced its expansion into the U.S. and said it is now accepting Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE) as a form of payment.
What Happened: GetYourGuide said it is expanding its services in the country’s largest markets including New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Las Vegas and Hawaii.
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Founded in 2009, Berlin-based GetYourGuide has sold more than 45 million tours across 170 countries. It currently offers payment in over 40 currency options, including meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin.
Why It Matters: Cryptocurrencies, including Dogecoin, are seeing increased mainstream adoption in recent years. Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk has been a major catalyst for the Shiba Inu-themed cryptocurrency’s rise to prominence this year.
Luxury hotel chain Kessler Group, Latvian airline airBaltic, Canadian web hosting provider easyDN and sports teams such as Dallas Mavericks already accept Dogecoin as a payment option.
Price Action: Dogecoin is up 0.4% during the last 24 hours, trading at $0.2561 at press time.
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