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Thinking about visiting ITB Berlin 2024? Be sure to stop by our booth in Travel Technology Hall 5.1 / Booth 123. For the second year in a row, we'll be showcasing cutting-edge solutions powered by Camino Network, the new operating system for travel. What's more, get ready for the unveiling of the Camino Messenger demo - making its public debut!
Our CTO Pablo will once again be attending TOKEN2049 in Dubai, the premier crypto event spotlighting global developments and offering a unique perspective on the vast opportunities within the ecosystem. As the travel industry has the potential to create a new wave of mass adoption in web3, get in touch with Pablo to learn more.
In cooperation with FTI GROUP, Verband Internet Reisevertrieb e.V. (VIR) and ISO-Gruppe, we organized a weekend hackathon in Munich that brought together 40 participants from 20 travel & tech companies. All teams were introduced to the tech stacks of Camino Network and Polygon ID, who joined as technology partners. In just 2 days, each team presented compelling solutions to the judges. Congratulations to the Invia Travel Germany GmbH team for taking first place and the grand prize!
Pablo, Juan and Sam attended FITUR Madrid, one of the largest travel trade shows in Europe. The trio engaged in productive discussions with prominent companies, building connections and partnerships that promise to reshape the landscape of the travel industry. The Chain4Travel team's visit to Fitur helped bridge the gap between modern technology and traditional travel practices on a global scale.
Anke had engaging discussions about the challenges of data sharing in travel, and the promise of blockchain-based self-sovereign identity. It's not just a vision, it's already a reality in Aruba. At Chain4Travel, we're closely monitoring various SSI solutions to ensure interoperability, especially with the rapidly approaching EU eID regulations.
Pablo Castillo attended this year's A World for Travel event in Seville as a speaker. It is the 1st international event dedicated to the sustainable transformation and development of travel and tourism activities. Tune in to see his interview with Julia, Editor-in-Chief of TOM.travel, to understand how blockchain can play a role in the sustainable transition of tourism.
What an amazing time we had in Lisbon, forging new connections with Airlines and tech providers. 3 takeaways from Anke's presentation "Future-Proof Direct Distribution": (1) Today's direct distribution is on the verge of transformation towards tomorrow's web3 network distribution. (2) Minimized costs and reduced time-to-market through connecting to the network. (3) Camino Network bridges web2 to web3 and fosters the approach: "Connect once, connect to all."
At the FVW Congress in Valencia, Anke reflected on the convergence of AI and blockchain. She used the Camino Network builder Sleap.io as a perfect example of the new possibilities that web3 technologies bring to travel.
We heard lots of interesting talks about the opportunities of blockchain and gained insights on: MiCA regulation, navigating crypto asset regulation in the EU, the importance of improved user experience for mass adoption, the opportunities for NFTs to reimagine loyalty systems. The highlight, however, was Ralf Usbeck on stage with Sophia Rödiger & Harry Behrens from bloXmove and Jonathan K. from peaq discussing decentralized mobility.
Daniel shared his insights on blockchain technology and the Camino Network at the Knowledge Days of the German National Tourist Board. He talked about dispelling crypto myths that are no longer true, and also presented a concept of a local ecosystem managed by a local tourism council and powered by blockchain technology. Great opportunities for destinations to engage with blockchain.
One of our highlights at Phocuswright Europe was hosting the Travel Tech Night in partnership with Phocuswright. The setting was perfect for networking and discussing the promising new business models web3 & Camino Network are bringing to the travel industry.
HEDNA has become the leading voice in advancing the use of technology in the hospitality industry. We had a great time meeting industry leaders, technology providers, and hoteliers from around the world. Our CTO Pablo even took the stage and held an inspiring keynote speech.
Our CEO, Ralf Usbeck, participated in a panel discussion about the future of travel technology and how web3 and blockchain will revolutionize the industry. He shared the stage with tech pioneers and web3 experts, including Arul Prakash, Founder & CEO of Buk Technology, Ajay Ponna Venkatesh, Senior VP of Polygon Labs, & Maurício Marques, Founder & CEO of Yacooba Labs. It was an insightful conversation proving that web3 is not a passing "fad" but the future of traveltech.
Our CTO Pablo and Head of Standards Sam attended Avalanche Summit II in Barcelona, Spain, this year. At Chain4Travel, we're always looking to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the industry, especially with the progress of Avalanche's ecosystem.
Rio de Janeiro is one of Latin America’s most vibrant startup ecosystems. Our Product Manager Luca attended this year's Web Summit in Rio, the largest technology and innovation event in the world according to Globo.
What will the future of hospitality look like? What are the latest trends and developments in this travel sector? We were inspired by the thought leaders and professionals in hospitality. Our colleague Daniel even hold a keynote speech and answered whether web3 is a red flag or green light.
Greetings from @Paris Blockchain Week and a quick live update of my experience. The #ParisBlockchainWeek brought together blockchain enthusiasts from around the world to discuss the latest trends and developments in the industry.
ITB Berlin has been an integral authority in the global travel industry for more than 50 years. Countries, cities, regions, tour operators, booking portals, hotels, and many other service providers from numerous countries will be on site. We from Chain4Travel will also be present at our own exhibition stand. We look forward to the unique chance to meet these many travel players and present our innovative technology solution to this community.
Looking back at this week, the Travolution.com European Summit was the definite highlight. Many tech topics were discussed - from top tech trends, the Green gap, and AI to the blockchain-powered Web3. Watching the panel pulling apart our predictions for the future was fun! Also, I introduced the Camino Network web3 travel ecosystem we are building with many travel companies worldwide.
We were excited to visit UK's #1 blockchain event, the meeting place for the world's top crypto companies and blockchain entrepreneurs: Blockchain Economy London Summit 2023. It was the perfect opportunity to explore the potential of web3, NFTs, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and much more.
The Community Innovation Festival ETH Denver took place from March 2-5. Our colleagues Jhon and Luca opened up the world of travel to the decentralized web3 community. They elaborated on the potential of the L1 for the travel industry as one of the latest advancements in the space.
Deemed the most influential blockchain event in Europe, the European Blockchain Convention is an event we didnt miss in 2023. We were excited to meet 2,500+ web3 enthusiasts and talk about the latest advancements in blockchain technology and the impact it will have on different industries. As a decentralized industry approach, we were excited to introduce Camino as the L1 for the global travel industry.
8,000+ exhibitors & over 100,000 travel industry professionals and enthusiasts came together in Madrid for Fitur 2023. Our colleagues Jhon Ruiz and Juan Sanchez were on-site, spreading the word about #Camino, the blockchain ecosystem for the travel industry and even presented a new use case.
Phocuswright Conference is a valuable platform for innovative companies empowered to tackle our industry's challenges. We had interesting conversations about web3, blockchain technology for the travel industry, and how Camino will revolutionize the world of travel. See for yourselves.
Token2049 in London was impressive. Over 3,000 attendees from the global crypto industry met entrepreneurs, investors, developers, industry insiders, and global media-and we were there, too, as the only layer one for the travel industry. We look forward to next year's event.
Since 1980, World Travel Market has been an established international institution on the travel trade show landscape, attended by travel professionals from around the world. It was an honor to join the panel on the travel technology stage and discuss the topic of blockchain with other industry experts.
A key question of the Fvw I TravelTalk convention was how new technologies, such as blockchain, are emerging and shaping new ways of working in the industry. We were happy to join these discussions and share some insights about blockchain in travel and real-life use cases on the Camino Network in our keynote speeches and panel discussion.
Token2049, Asia's largest Web3 conference, comes to an end: 7000+ attendees, 2000+ global companies, and Chain4Travel as the only Layer1 provider for a global travel ecosystem. Click below to read Pablos' impressions and key learnings of Token 2049 in Singapore.
Under the motto “Fast Forward”, we visited this year’s Phocuswright Event in Amsterdam. True to this motto, we have seen inspiring keynotes, innovative use cases and were able to make new connections within the travel industry. Camino is something that will bring the industry fast forward. We are certain about it. Follow our journey and become part of the travel industry.
Consensus is much more than just another crypto festival. CoinDesk brought together roughly 17,000 crypto enthusiasts and experts discussing the regulatory landscape, web3 and the future of digital assets. Vincent Usbeck, Head of Marketing and Sales, was in Austin and looks back on interesting keynotes, inspiring discussions, and an overall extremely future-oriented environment.
The VIR invited for this years’ Online Innovation Days under the motto “Back to the Future” (“Zurück zur Zukunft”). Even two members of the Chain4Travel team held a keynote speech on the topic of Blockchain and Chain4travels' efforts in providing this technology for the travel industry. The time for change in the travel industry is ripe and the solutions are right there.
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association Deutschland e.V. consolidates over 1,600 members of the hospitality industry and forms a network of as well as a knowledge pool on all relevant specialist areas. Our Managing Director Daniel Poerschke was there and received overwhelming feedback for his presentation of Chain4Travel’s approach to revolutionize the travel industry.