[Press] ASTA officially listed on BiKi Exchange
The first step to enter the global market
ASTA officially listed on the global cryptocurrency exchange, BiKi Exchange at 15: 00, 22 April, 2021 (GMT+8) as its first step to enter the global market. ASTA’s listing on BiKi has paved the way for ASTA to expand its overseas market which is undoubtedly a hugely significant milestone for ASTA.
ASTA Platform is one of the blockchain-based projects launched by the Korea IT specialized company, Korfin Holdings, allowing the utility token ASTA to be used as a payment method in daily life.
Based on the value exchange between the cryptocurrency and the fiat currency, THE ASTA is a platform allowing users to pay with ASTA directly and to enjoy the exclusive discount by eliminating the presence of the intermediaries. Through continuously widening the accessibility of ASTA and increasing the number of products, the platform enables all the network participants including ASTA holders or affiliate partners to share the profit generated together.
Korfin Holdings has launched the online booking platform THE ASTA last December. In the past five months, THE ASTA has successfully signed partnerships with the major hotel groups in Korea like High 1 Resorts, Lotte Hotels, Hanwha Hotels & Resorts, Sono Hotels & Resorts, Kumho Resorts, etc. There are now more than 200 accommodation options can be booked and paid with ASTA through the platform.
By applying the exclusive ASTA exchange rate , customers can enjoy a hotel booking with a discount rate up to 20%. Just after the official launch of the platform, THE ASTA has successfully aroused public’s interest and become the most searched keyword in Naver, the largest searching engine website in Korea.
To further widen the accessibility of ASTA to not only limited to hotel accommodation booking services, THE ASTA has officially launched the mobile voucher services in early March this year. For now, users can purchase e-voucher of over 2,200 products of over 76 popular brands from different categories like food & drink, convenience stores, supermarkets, cinemas, etc. Moreover, vouchers can be used in over 104,000 stores and the discount rate is up to 80%. The platform is preparing to expand its service to shopping, flight, car rental, tour packages, etc.
After being awarded the Grand Prize of the 2021 National Consumer-Driven Brand Award by DongA in March, THE ASTA has received another award, the 2021 Korea Prestige Brand Award in the virtual asset payment service sector by Korea Economic Daily in March.
The company endeavors to implement crypto ASTA into the users’ daily lives and is now expanding the service of ASTA into different fields and like accommodation, shopping, medical, tourism, leisure, entertainment, e-commerce, etc. By providing one-stop payment solution, THE ASATA aims to catalyze the development of the blockchain economy while to attract more users to the platform.
“We believe that with the increasing number of users on the platform, the value of ASTA and THE ASTA increases as well . In the near future, we are going to cooperate with the hotels in China, Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, and other Southeast Asian countries so that users will be able to book overseas hotels and to pave the way for ASTA to become the global payment solution.”
ASTA has currently listed on Coinone and Cashierest, the cryptocurrency exchange in Korea. Through ASTA’s listing on BiKi, not only overseas users, foreigners residing in Korea can also buy ASTA easily and enjoy the high discount rate by using ASTA.
Source: Jinse Finance
About ASTA Platform
A blockchain-based platform integrated with crypto payment system provides hotel&resort accommodations, tour packages, mobile vouchers of various brands while offers exclusive discount when paying with ASTA.