The cryptocurrency boom has created a new stir amongst cryptocurrency aficionados in the form of crypto- tourism where a number of tourism companies are addressing their business cum pleasure trip requirements.
These cruises which are headed towards the picturesque locales of Swiss Alps and the Mediterranean are attracting a lot of people! Two of such blockchain cruises were organized by Scotland based Coin Banks where crypto aficionados had a blast.
Another such mind blowing cruise is lined up for September. The key attractions planned by the organizers for the third cruise entails exhibition and panel discussions featuring around 100+ speakers, and conferences. Amongst the speakers invited, some of the key names include Roger ver, Bitcoin cash advocate, Crypto-promoter John McAfee, and Bobby Lee, founder of BTCC exchange.
This five-day crypto-tourism cruise that will host around 2500 guests will start from Barcelona to Monaco, then to Ibiza, and finally return to Barcelona. The ticket price for this cruise is expected to be within the range of 1,000 to 3,000 Euros. Another similar trip covering Central Switzerland (also known as Crypto-Valley) is organized by Crypto Explorers.
These are business centric trips which will host entrepreneurs, lawyers, investors, businessmen, and government officials based out of Crypto-Valley. The primary objective of these trips is to explore business networking opportunities along with exchange of crypto-innovation ideas. According to Moneycontrol News, this tour is however not open for everyone, and a proper screening of applicants are carried out.
This screening is conducted in order to select apt participants who are competent to meet and converse with top notch leaders and exchange ideas with like-minded knowledgeable, curious, and energetic individuals. Another such tour is organized by Innovation Experience who plans tours in Israel, as the country is emerging as a start-up country with a number of blockchain start-ups.
Although these crypto-tourism cruises and tours are being thronged by crypto enthusiasts, a lot of people are however questioning the motive of these trips. Some of these organizers are accused of carrying out more of promotional activities as against promoting knowledge amongst the guests, which should be the key motive.[The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and/or the official policy of the website. ]