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Web3 in Travel

Web3 in Travel

By Luca De Giglio
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.
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Analysis of Pinktada
In this episode, Luca analyses Pinktada which is leveraging NFTs to allow guests to resell their booking. https://www.pinktada.com/
48:58
September 30, 2022
The Web3 In Travel Conference: How did it go?
In this episode, Luca talks about the "Web3 in Travel Summit" held in Porto on the 14th of September 2022. https://web3intravel.com
37:05
September 21, 2022
Treasury
In this episode, Luca talks about the management of a crypto treasury, specifically discussing the Gnosis Safe, now rebranded to Safe.
26:50
September 14, 2022
Web3 in Travel Summit presentation with Antonio Bortolotti
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
36:56
September 07, 2022
Dynamic NFTS with SVG
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
28:19
August 31, 2022
Compliance
In this episode Luca talks about compliance in Web3 by examining the eternal tension between innovators and regulators.
36:48
August 24, 2022
Interview with Chain4Travel about the Camino blockchain (Part 2)
In this episode (Part 2) Luca talks interviews the builders at Chain4Travel, who are creating the new Camino blockchain, a travel-focused L1.
01:00:32
August 18, 2022
Interview with Chain4Travel about the Camino blockchain (Part 1)
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
45:42
August 14, 2022
How I analyse Web3 in Travel Projects (Part 2)
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
46:42
August 03, 2022
How I analyse Web3 in Travel Projects (Part 1)
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
01:04:19
August 01, 2022
Web3 Travel Scams
In this episode Luca talks about the crypto scams and the future ones in Web3 in travel.
37:56
July 26, 2022
Why Commissions Will Be Lower in Web3
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
29:26
July 13, 2022
Scaling Web3 in Travel with ZK
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
27:09
July 07, 2022
The Tourism Category on Coingecko
In this episode Luca talks about the Tourism Category on Coingecko. https://www.coingecko.com/en/categories/tourism
32:55
June 29, 2022
The Web3 In Travel Conference
In this episode Luca talks about the upcoming Web3 In Travel Conference in Porto, Portugal, organized by Trips Community. https://web3intravel.com
21:28
June 27, 2022
The Web3 Travel Infrastructure
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.
32:01
June 15, 2022
Soulbound
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
29:46
June 08, 2022
Onboarding the Custodials
In this episode Luca talks about how custodial wallets will allow the onboarding of the masses.
32:03
June 01, 2022
The Merge
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/0x2E00209C3D86132A55Cd045C7b3468A4e062Ad9D/write-contract 5) Get some Trips to mint a Little Traveler https://twitter.com/tripscommunity/status/1528398406162710530 6) Go to https://littletraveler.org and mint some NFTS - What to test: https://twitter.com/shegenerates/status/1527290682519392258 - Free NFTs for testers from OnlyDust https://twitter.com/dimahledba/status/1526940225108332544 - The Kiln explorer https://explorer.kiln.themerge.dev
15:25
May 25, 2022
The Web3 Winter
In this episode Luca talks about what happened in the last crash, how to survive the crypto winter and the opportunities ahead.
31:10
May 18, 2022
Interview: Winding Tree
In this episode Luca talks with Maksim Izmaylov, founder of Winding Tree about their Win.so launch, a decentralised booking protocol.
58:15
May 12, 2022
Web3 Communities
In this episode Luca talks about Communities in Web3, what they are, the kinds of communities, how to create a successful one.
35:45
May 07, 2022
How to Lose Money in Web3 in Travel
In this episode Luca talks about the best ways to lose money in Web3 in Travel. There's many, so don't despair!
34:01
April 27, 2022
Web3 Travel Projects
In this episode Luca talks about the existing Web3 Travel projects: Travala, LockTrip, DTravel and Winding Tree with their new Win.so platform.
31:08
April 20, 2022
The Travel Metaverse
In this episode Luca talks about the Metaverse, its definitions and how it may impact travel and the travel industry in the future.
33:12
April 14, 2022
Direct Bookings
In this episode Luca talks about Direct Bookings and how Web3 is a much more friendly environment for a direct relationship with the guests.
31:32
April 06, 2022
Platforms Vs Protocols
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.
34:57
March 31, 2022
Airdrops
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.
36:57
March 23, 2022
Revenue Management
In this episode Luca talks about how NFT bookings may deeply influence revenue management by exposing nights to the open secondary markets.
37:41
March 17, 2022
Custody
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.
31:01
March 09, 2022
Login with Web3
In this episode Luca talks about login with Web3 and all the opportunities it unlocks.
31:25
March 02, 2022
Multichain
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
28:42
February 16, 2022
Web2 vs Web3
In this episode Luca talks about the transition to Web2 to Web3 in the travel industry, the pitfalls and the opportunities.
44:21
February 09, 2022
PFP NFTs
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.
35:45
February 02, 2022
A Decentralized Airbnb?
In this episode Luca speculates about Airbnb entering Web3 following Brian Chesky's tweets.
43:50
January 26, 2022
Payments
In this episode Luca talks about cryptocurrency payments in the travel industry.
30:28
January 20, 2022
Web3 in Travel Thesis for 2022 based on the Messari report (part 2)
In this episode Luca reads the amazing Messari report "Crypto Thesis for 2022" from the point of view of the travel industry.
54:33
January 12, 2022
Web3 in Travel Thesis for 2022 based on the Messari report (part 1)
In this episode Luca reads the amazing Messari report "Crypto Thesis for 2022" from the point of view of the travel industry.
59:28
January 05, 2022
Governance
Governance is the way things are decided in Web3. It's immature and evolving fast, but it's already being used at scale.
29:47
December 29, 2021
Investing in Web3 in Travel
How to invest in Web3 in travel? Luca shares his 8 years experience and his own approach to investing in tokens and NFTs in crypto in general, and what we can expect from the travel space.
49:03
December 22, 2021
NFTs in Travel
In this episode, Luca comes back on NFTs from the perspective of the travel industry. What has been done? What can we do with them?
39:41
December 15, 2021
DeFi in Travel
DeFi, Decentralised Finance, is one of the building blocks of web3: the financial system. In this episode Luca will give a basic overview of it and gives us a glimpse of things to come.
30:30
December 08, 2021
DAOs
In this episode, Luca explains what DAOs are: a new construct to coordinate human effort around the creation of value in goods and services, made possible by the emergence of cryptocurrencies.
48:38
December 01, 2021
Fees
In this episode Luca explains what fees are: a mechanism to keep the network secure, validate transactions and maintain decentralization. 
38:28
November 24, 2021
Tokens
In this episode Luca explains what tokens are: both fungible tokens and NFTs.
46:18
November 17, 2021
Decentralization
In this episode Luca explains what decentralization is and why it's important. You will learn an open secret which only few people, even in the crypto industry, appreciate it real significance.
45:44
November 10, 2021
Introduction to Web3 in Travel
An introduction to Web3, cryptocurrencies and blockchain for anyone interested or working in the travel industry. This podcast sets the base to understand this new environment and start the journey.
54:04
October 28, 2021