TOP NEWS Bitcoin Sales Up 74 Percent Due To Record High

Calabasas-based, an online travel site which accepts Bitcoin for payment for airplane flights and hotels, said on Thursday that it has seen a surge in purchases using Bitcoin, as the electronic currency hits new highs. According to, it has seen a 74 percent year-over-year increase in Bitcoin sales over the last six months, which it attributes to the rising value of Bitcoin--eacho of which is now worth over $1270. has been accepting Bitcoin for the purchase of airfare since November of 2013; the company says it has now processed just short of $15M in Bitcoin payments for flights and hotels since 2013. is led by CEO Jeff Klee.