However, the most significant opportunities to transform the travel industry are around the widespread adoption of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. As the digital transformation gathers pace, it's clear that the travel industry is ripe for disruption. Upon entering an airport, we are immediately greeted with legacy friction points. Long check-in lines, passport control and a lack of communication are just the beginning of a series of frustrations that occur before boarding a flight. Many believe that the travel industry is in need of a complete overhaul and blockchain could be the perfect solution to eradicate legacy problems. A blockchain isn't just about securely moving information. Think of it as an open-source, distributed ledger or database that records every transaction. Get the full story at International Business Times