Tourism Board Germany accepts Bitcoin payments

German National Tourism Board said it accepts crypto-currencies such as bitcoin for its services. They also intends to implement block chain technologies in its finances. “We want to be a global innovation driver in the tourism industry.

Services offered by the German National Tourism Board can now be paid in crypto-currency. The organization which promotes Germany as a travel destination accepts bitcoin payments from March this year, according to a press release. It also announced “medium-term” plans to test block chain technologies in the processing of its international financial transactions.