Crypto-friendly travel website Travala initially added support for the Shiba Inu cryptocurrency in December last year, allowing SHIB to be used as a payment method on its website. Aside from this, SHIB can also be used to book more than three million travel products worldwide on the site, including flights, hotels, and travel packages.
SHIB returns as one of the top traded assets as whale grabs 130 billion SHIB
Shiba Inu proceeds to see acceptance as payment in the travel industry. As initially reported by Cryptolifedigital, ticket and hotel booking platform XcelTrip announced the implementation of SHIB as a payment method, allowing SHIB holders to organize their travel and pay for them in full using their favorite meme cryptocurrency. According to XcelTrip, users can now book 2.3 million hotels, over 450 airlines, and car rentals in more than 70 countries using SHIB.
Shiba Inu has returned to the top 10 assets by trading volume among the 500 biggest ETH whales.
According to WhaleStats, ETH whale “BlueWhale0073,” ranked 494th on WhaleStats, bought 130,419,267,297 SHIB valued at $1,531,122. Shiba Inu also returned to the top 10 purchased tokens among the 500 biggest ETH whales, who are now hodling $686,057,410 worth of SHIB.
More also, Shiba Inu has gained a new holder in the past month. According to WhaleStats, the total number of SHIB holders is presently 1,173,787. At the time of publication, SHIB was trading at $0.0000117 after setting intraday highs of $0.0000119.
Also, NOWPayments has enabled merchants to deploy a SHIB BSC payment gateway, enabling acceptance of the wrapped SHIB token.
Shiba Inu founder Ryoshi has seemingly chosen to imitate the path of the mysterious Bitcoin creator by leaving the social without notice. Ryoshi once said “I am not important, and one day I will be gone without notice. Take the SHIBA and journey upwards, frens.”