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MakeMyTrip, goibibo and redBus brands will co-exist, says Ashish Kashyap

Thursday, October 20, 2016 | More »

In February 2000, MakeMyTrip founder Deep Kalra walked out of eVentures’ office near Churchgate station in Mumbai as he was not happy with the valuation that Neeraj Bhargava, managing partner of eVentures India, offered his startup. But on his way to the airport, Kalra had a second thought. He pic...


Online travel portals MakeMyTrip and ibibo to merge

In the biggest consolidation move in the online travel agency (OTA) space in India, NASDAQ-listed MakeMyTrip Ltd has agreed to buy ibibo Group, which is co-owned by South African technology group Naspers Ltd and Chinese investment firm Tencent, in a stock deal. Naspers and Tencent, which own 91% and...

18 October, 2016 | More »


Goibibo launches live tracking service for domestic, international flights

Online travel agency Goibibo.com, which is a part of South African digital media firm Naspers, has introduced the feature of live flight tracking for 1,824 daily flight schedules, including both domestic and international flights. “Flight tracking and status information is first of its kind. This ...

12 October, 2016 | More »


Goibibo rolls out travel-based social network

Online travel agency (OTA) Goibibo.com, part of South African digital media firm Naspers, has rolled out a travel social network on its mobile app titled, ‘GoContacts’ which enables users to get connected on Goibibo app using their phone books. “By launching GoContacts, we are further strength...

20 June, 2016 | More »


Naspers’ location-based grocery marketplace Tradus’ site down for ‘maintenance’; not part of ibibo anymore?

Tradus.com, a location-based grocery marketplace owned by Naspers which was rumoured to be shutting down last year but came back with a new UI a few months ago, now sports a ‘We’re under maintenance. We will be back soon’ banner on its home page. The firm’s toll free helpline...

10 March, 2015 | More »


Working Closely With Game Developers To Tap Growth: Ibibo CEO Ashish Kashyap

Social gaming with a local flavour has become a huge rage among Indian Internet users, thanks to ibibo.com. Set up in 2007 by Ashish Kashyap, ibibo Web Pvt Ltd is jointly owned by South Africa’s Naspers and China’s leading Internet company Tencent. Prior to launching ibibo, Kashyap set u...

4 October, 2011 | More »

Recession Worked Beautifully For Us: Ashish Kashyap, CEO, ibibo Web

ibibo Web Pvt Ltd owns India’s leading social gaming platform ibibo.com and fast-growing e-commerce properties such as Goibibo (Travel) and Tradus.in (Shopping). In an exclusive interview with TechCircle.in, Ashish Kashyap, CEO of ibibo Web talks about his company and the growth opportunities i...

26 September, 2011 | More »