In Residence by Pieter Brundyn joins forces with Dtravel
South Africa: Cape Town-based luxury lifestyle and villa rental and management business, In Residence by Pieter Brundyn, has partnered with the recently launched decentralized cryptocurrency platform for the home sharing economy, Dtravel.
The two companies have teamed up to reconstruct luxury vacations into a more accessible, affordable and integrated experience.
The new company will offer consumers a new way to book the most exclusive residential experiences while leveraging what it claims to be “the lowest fees in the industry” – a result of DTravel’s deployment of blockchain technology for facilitate the payment and reservation process by bypassing the usual fees associated with the latter. A selection of luxury In Residence homes will be available for booking starting this fall using Dtravel tokens, known as TRVL.
Launched in June with backing from Travala.com, backed by Binance, DTravel is expected to launch property bookings in the fall, having racked up more than 200,000 properties in more than 2,000 cities since its launch.
Hundreds of thousands of vacation rentals are powered by its native token [TRVL], which is owned by all hosts. TRVL can be used to book stays, qualify for rewards and loyalty programs, participate in platform governance, etc.
The purchase of TRVL tokens is designed to transform the crypto-investor, traveler or renter into a co-owner of a larger travel ecosystem that merges the lowest prices, the highest-end experiences and individualized control over the more transparent about the reservation. to treat.
With the Decentralized Autonomous Body [DAO], a digital cooperative allowing each individual to become a decision maker and have an equally vested interest in the integrated yet decentralized virtual economy, hosts and guests will be able to interact in a space that maximizes ownership and preferences of both in the booking experience.
In Residence, meanwhile, will ensure that this democratized, cheaper and more integrated booking experience delivers the best possible luxury experiences in the travel industry. While the company’s discreet and highly personalized reservation system and concierge service have already given its customers more control over the reservation experience, the partnership with DTravel in today’s global climate is poised to carry this approach. to a new level.
Pieter Brundyn, CEO of In Residence, said: “With travel starting to rebound and a record level of interest in blockchain technologies like cryptocurrencies, DTravel is offering enthusiastic hosts what has been lacking to date: control and ownership of the reservation experience. “