According to the news agency Reuters (via NDTV), a bitcoin city has become 20 minutes away from Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. Business owners large and small in Santa Lucia are now turning to cryptocurrency as a form of payment, hoping to attract more and more tourism.
Cesar Andino, manager of Robles Shopping Square, says that Bitcoin Valley will open up more opportunities for merchants and attract more people who want to use the currency.
Honduras’ ‘Bitcoin Valley’ project initially aims to train 60 businesses to adopt cryptocurrencies and market their products and services, making this crypto adoption initiative more accessible to enterprises and surrounding areas. expected to spread.
The initiative is jointly developed by the Blockchain Honduras Organization, cryptocurrency exchange Coincaxe, the Technical University of Honduras and the Municipality of Santa Lucia.
“The community of Santa Lucia will be educated on how to use and manage cryptocurrencies, apply them to various businesses in the region, and generate crypto-tourism,” said Professor Rubén Carbajal Velázquez from the Technological University.