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Bitcoin Will Be Accepted By The German Tourism Board

If you’re planning a trip to Germany this year, you will be pleased to learn that Germany will be accepting Bitcoin as a legal currency. The German National Tourist Board (GNTB), announced they’d be accepting bitcoin as legal tender as a tourism bonus.

This recent move will certainly catch the eye of other European nations as the GNTB operates in 32 countries and will likely amount to a greater percentage of people acknowledging the benefits of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

GNBT's CEO, Petra Hedorfer, stated:

“With the acceptance of cryptocurrencies as a means of payment and the possible medium-term implementation of the blockchain, we want technology in our finance as a global company set a sign as an innovation driver and driver of the tourism industry.”

Recently, more European countries have latched onto cryptocurrencies envisioning a future that will fully support the technology. France, Malta and Switzerland have jumped ahead of the game pushing forward digital currency legislation.

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Jack Taylor is a freelance journalist who has contributed to many award winning media outlets on a wide range of topics regarding trending technologies, cryptocurrency, blockchain & digital privacy.
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