Web3 in Travel
Web3 in Travel
Web3, the web of crypto and blockchains, is coming to the travel industry. In this podcast series Luca De Giglio, a travel and blockchain veteran, takes you in a slow paced and deep learning journey, which will give you great insights and understanding, allowing you to navigate the upcoming decade, catching the best opportunities and avoiding the worst pitfalls. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
The Web3 in Travel Conference 2023 in Barcelona
1/29/2023 • 42m
In this episode Luca talks about the Web3 in Travel Conference 2023 in Barcelona and the innovations it brings such us the DAO, and NFT ticketing and sponsorship. The website: https://web3intravel.com NFT Tickets: https://barcelona.ticket.web3intravel.com/ The article about tickets: https://medium.com/trips-community/the-nft-web3-in-travel-ticket-for-barcelona-d310cb885961 The article about the DAO: https://medium.com/trips-community/the-web3-in-travel-conference-dao-500725fd5ae1
Interview with Cynthia Huang of Dtravel
1/20/2023 • 1hr 26m
In this episode Luca interviewed Cinthya Huang of Dtravel, a Web3 Direct Booking company which allows you to create your own vacation rentals booking website with fiat, crypto and smart contracts. https://dtravel.com
I created a Podcast Donation and Sponsorship NFT
1/11/2023 • 24m
Luca created a  Podcast Donation and Sponsorship NFT which allows you to donate or sponsor the podcast by interacting with a smart contract on Arbitrum, an ETH Layer 2. https://podcast.web3intravel.com https://opensea.io/collection/web3-in-travel-podcast-donation
An introduction to nodes
12/28/2022 • 31m
In this episode, Luca talks about nodes, the backbone of every blockchain. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Analysis of Blockskye
12/21/2022 • 35m
In this episode, Luca analyses Blocksye, a blockchain company for enterprise travel and procurement. https://www.blockskye.com Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Analysis of Arise
12/15/2022 • 48m
In this episode, Luca analyses Arise.Travel a DLT tech company which is creating a way for Hotels and Travel sellers to interact directly. https://arise.travel Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Live Reaction to The 2022 Phocuswright Conference: "Blockchain - Game Changer or Bust? How Web3 is Disrupting Travel"
12/7/2022 • 28m
In this episode, Luca reacts to the Phocuswright Conference panel: "Blockchain - Game Changer or Bust? How Web3 is Disrupting Travel" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJo_6Vep0jc Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
What Can a Hotel do today in Web3?
12/1/2022 • 30m
In this episode, Luca gives a few ideas for hospitality providers to use Web3 today. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
What's the state of Web3 in Travel?
11/23/2022 • 27m
In this episode, Luca talks about the state of Web3 in Travel. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
How will the FTX disaster affect Web3 in Travel?
11/16/2022 • 33m
In this episode, Luca talks about the FTX crash and what it means for Web3 in Travel. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Analysis of LIFE
11/9/2022 • 56m
In this episode, Luca analyses LIFE, a NFT based travel and rewards project https://liferewards.ai Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Analysis of DecentraBNB
11/2/2022 • 37m
In this episode, Luca analyses DecentraBNB, a decentralised Airbnb project. https://decentrabnb.com Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Analysis of TravelX
10/26/2022 • 1hr 5m
In this episode, Luca analyses TravelX, a NFT flight ticket project from Argentina, based on the Algorand blockchain. https://www.travelx.io https://travel.xyz https://algoexplorer.io/application/855331006 Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Hacking in Web3 in Travel
10/16/2022 • 30m
In this episode, Luca talks about hacking happening in DeFi and what kind of hacking we can expect in Web3 in Travel, when it actually becomes a thing. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
"There is never going to be a decentralised Airbnb", comments on the "What Bitcoin Did" Podcast
10/9/2022 • 32m
In this episode, Luca analyses a "What Bitcoin Did" Podcast episode in which the Host says that there is never going to be a decentralised Airbnb. The WBD episode: https://open.spotify.com/episode/71M1nmL3mAoRMuYNykWVuc Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Analysis of Pinktada
9/30/2022 • 48m
In this episode, Luca analyses Pinktada which is leveraging NFTs to allow guests to resell their booking. https://www.pinktada.com/ Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
The Web3 In Travel Conference: How did it go?
9/21/2022 • 37m
In this episode, Luca talks about the "Web3 in Travel Summit" held in Porto on the 14th of September 2022. https://web3intravel.com Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Treasury
9/14/2022 • 26m
In this episode, Luca talks about the management of a crypto treasury, specifically discussing the Gnosis Safe, now rebranded to Safe. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Web3 in Travel Summit presentation with Antonio Bortolotti
9/7/2022 • 36m
In this episode, Luca presents the first travel summit dedicated to the transition to Web3 together with Antonio Bortolotti, founder of the VRWS. Speeches, panels and workshops to help the industry upgrade to the new Web. The Web3 in Travel Summit is in Porto, Portugal on the 14th of September 2022.  https://web3intravel.com https://vacationrentalworldsummit.com Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Dynamic NFTS with SVG
8/31/2022 • 28m
In this episode, Luca talks about SVG NFTs, a subset of NFTs which can be completely onchain and dynamic, opening a new pandora box of possible use cases in travel. https://ticket.web3intravel.com Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Compliance
8/24/2022 • 36m
In this episode Luca talks about compliance in Web3 by examining the eternal tension between innovators and regulators. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Interview with Chain4Travel about the Camino blockchain (Part 2)
8/18/2022 • 1hr 0m
In this episode (Part 2) Luca talks interviews the builders at Chain4Travel, who are creating the new Camino blockchain, a travel-focused L1. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Interview with Chain4Travel about the Camino blockchain (Part 1)
8/14/2022 • 45m
In this episode (Part 1) Luca interviews the builders at Chain4Travel, who are creating the new Camino blockchain, a travel-focused L1. This interview gives them the microphone to comment on the analysis done in the previous two episodes. https://chain4travel.com Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
How I analyse Web3 in Travel Projects (Part 2)
8/3/2022 • 46m
In this episode (Part 2) Luca analyzes the new Camino blockchain litepaper, a travel-focused L1 by Chain4Travel, itself a new big effort by travel industry professionals in the web3 space. https://chain4travel.com Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
How I analyse Web3 in Travel Projects (Part 1)
8/1/2022 • 1hr 4m
In this episode (Part 1) Luca analyzes the new Camino blockchain litepaper, a travel-focused L1 by Chain4Travel, itself a new big effort by travel industry professionals in the web3 space. https://chain4travel.com Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Web3 Travel Scams
7/26/2022 • 37m
In this episode Luca talks about the crypto scams and the future ones in Web3 in travel. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Why Commissions Will Be Lower in Web3
7/13/2022 • 29m
In this episode Luca talks about commissions and why they will be lower in Web3. https://tripscommunity.com/en/white-paper/ Marc Andreessen & Chris Dixon of a16z | Reinventing the Internet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXHITeaGB8Q Bankless 5 Mental Models for Web3 | Chris Dixon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jezH_7qEk50 Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Scaling Web3 in Travel with ZK
7/7/2022 • 27m
In this episode Luca talks about the Zero-Knowledge Proofs https://starkware.co/starknet/ https://docs.ethhub.io/ethereum-roadmap/layer-2-scaling/zk-rollups/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero-knowledge_proof#The_Ali_Baba_cave https://twitter.com/EliBenSasson Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
The Tourism Category on Coingecko
6/29/2022 • 32m
In this episode Luca talks about the Tourism Category on Coingecko. https://www.coingecko.com/en/categories/tourism Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
The Web3 In Travel Conference
6/27/2022 • 21m
In this episode Luca talks about the upcoming Web3 In Travel Conference in Porto, Portugal, organized by Trips Community. https://web3intravel.com Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
The Web3 Travel Infrastructure
6/15/2022 • 32m
In this episode Luca talks about what needs to be built for travel to finally upgrade to Web3, how to do it and how you can be part of it. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Soulbound
6/8/2022 • 29m
In this episode Luca talks about the new non transferable NFTs called SBT "Soulbound" a primitive we need to represent stuff which cannot be transferred online. https://vitalik.eth.limo/general/2022/01/26/soulbound.html https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4105763 Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Onboarding the Custodials
6/1/2022 • 32m
In this episode Luca talks about how custodial wallets will allow the onboarding of the masses. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
The Merge
5/25/2022 • 15m
In this episode Luca talks about the Merge, Ethereum passing to Proof of Stake and suggests some ways to help testing by minting NFTs and getting some potential future airdrops. Tutorial: 1) Go to kiln.themerge.dev and add network to Metamask 2) Get ETH at a Faucet https://faucet.kiln.themerge.dev (ENS domains required) https://kilnfaucet.com/ (no ENS required) 3) Mint a girlfriend https://explorer.kiln.themerge.dev/address/0x446E57b8584f3606737F187ab18a5cEaD037BbC4/write-contract 4) Mint a Traveler Loot https://explorer.kiln.themerge.dev/address/0...
The Web3 Winter
5/18/2022 • 31m
In this episode Luca talks about what happened in the last crash, how to survive the crypto winter and the opportunities ahead. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Interview: Winding Tree
5/12/2022 • 58m
In this episode Luca talks with Maksim Izmaylov, founder of Winding Tree about their Win.so launch, a decentralised booking protocol. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Web3 Communities
5/7/2022 • 35m
In this episode Luca talks about Communities in Web3, what they are, the kinds of communities, how to create a successful one. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
How to Lose Money in Web3 in Travel
4/27/2022 • 34m
In this episode Luca talks about the best ways to lose money in Web3 in Travel. There's many, so don't despair! Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Web3 Travel Projects
4/20/2022 • 31m
In this episode Luca talks about the existing Web3 Travel projects: Travala, LockTrip, DTravel and Winding Tree with their new Win.so platform. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
The Travel Metaverse
4/14/2022 • 33m
In this episode Luca talks about the Metaverse, its definitions and how it may impact travel and the travel industry in the future. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Direct Bookings
4/6/2022 • 31m
In this episode Luca talks about Direct Bookings and how Web3 is a much more friendly environment for a direct relationship with the guests. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Platforms Vs Protocols
3/31/2022 • 34m
In this episode, Luca describes the difference between Platforms and Protocols, and theorizes the rise of open standards in Web3, which will put an end to the fragmentation of the travel industry. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Airdrops
3/23/2022 • 36m
In this episode Luca digs a bit deeper in the airdrops phenomenon, which is one of the most counter intuitive, decentralized and community building marketing tools web3 gave us. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Revenue Management
3/17/2022 • 37m
In this episode Luca talks about how NFT bookings may deeply influence revenue management by exposing nights to the open secondary markets. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Custody
3/9/2022 • 31m
In this episode Luca talks about custody, how to keep your crypto and NFTs safe, self-custody vs custodial services and what is the current situation in the travel industry. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Login with Web3
3/2/2022 • 31m
In this episode Luca talks about login with Web3 and all the opportunities it unlocks. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
Multichain
2/16/2022 • 28m
In this episode Luca talks about the multichain world we are in, the risks of cross bridges and what trade offs to consider when launching a travel app on blockchains. Show notes: Vitalik Buterin on multichain vs crosschin: https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1479501366192132099 The Wormhole bridge hack: https://www.theverge.com/2022/2/3/22916111/wormhole-hack-github-error-325-million-theft-ethereum-solana Travala Tigers: https://www.travala.com/en-US/nft The Little Traveler PFP: https://littletraveler.org Defillama: https://defillama.com Polygon multisig: https://twitter.com/Justin_Bons/status/1492561186310733824 Sponsor or donate...
Web2 vs Web3
2/9/2022 • 44m
In this episode Luca talks about the transition to Web2 to Web3 in the travel industry, the pitfalls and the opportunities. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
PFP NFTs
2/2/2022 • 35m
In this episode Luca talks about PFP NFTs, the profile picture NFT which Twitter has integrated recently and their possible influence and use cases in the travel industry. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
A Decentralized Airbnb?
1/26/2022 • 43m
In this episode Luca speculates about Airbnb entering Web3 following Brian Chesky's tweets. Sponsor or donate via #NFT @ https://podcast.web3intravel.com
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