The five-star Chedi Andermatt in the Swiss Alps, which has begun to accept the digital currencies bitcoin and ethereum as payment for stays. Photo: Chedi Andermatt hotel
The five-star Chedi Andermatt in the Swiss Alps, which has begun to accept the digital currencies bitcoin and ethereum as payment for stays. Photo: Chedi Andermatt hotel

Five-star hotel accepts bitcoin and ethereum in bid to woo luxury ‘clients of the future’, but is it just a gimmick?

  • The move by the Chedi Andermatt in the Swiss Alps is an attempt to appeal to a new, younger and tech-savvy breed of wealthy tourist
  • Some experts praise the hotel for giving customers more ways to pay, while others see the decision as just being good for marketing purposes

The five-star Chedi Andermatt in the Swiss Alps, which has begun to accept the digital currencies bitcoin and ethereum as payment for stays. Photo: Chedi Andermatt hotel
The five-star Chedi Andermatt in the Swiss Alps, which has begun to accept the digital currencies bitcoin and ethereum as payment for stays. Photo: Chedi Andermatt hotel
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