Aloke Bajpai, CEO and co-founder of travel marketplace ixigo.com, foresees a mobile-only world for all of his company’s newer businesses.
With the exception of legacy businesses such as flight and hotel booking, ixigo believes that the company would eventually adopt an app-only approach across offerings.
All companies would place big bets on the mobile space going forward, Bajpai said in a recent conversation with Techcircle.
Bajpai’s prediction comes at a timely juncture. All indications are that e-commerce major Flipkart would junk its website and go completely mobile from September. Flipkart owned-fashion e-tailer Myntra had goaded on this path in May.
Bajpai claims that ixigo is the first company to unbundle mobile apps for travelers. The company says that its content is relevant for the next 200-300 million users from tier II and tier III cities.