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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...


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 »

Aurvind Lama, CEO, Travelyaari.com

Travelyaari raises $7 mn from BCCL, GVFL

Online bus booking platform Travelyaari has raised $7 million in its Series B round led by Gujarat Venture Finance Ltd (GVFL), Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL) and other investors. The fresh capital will be used for product development as well as business growth. Travelyaari is looking to integra...

10 August, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Trip planner Easy Roads raises angel funding

Easy Roads Technologies Pvt Ltd, a Mumbai-based startup that facilitates road trips, has raised Rs 1.3 crore ($200,000) from five angel investors in its first external round of funding, the company’s founder said. Sachin Parikh, who is also the startup’s CEO, told VCCircle the travel-tech compan...

4 May, 2016 | More »


MakeMyTrip appoints Deepak Tuli as senior vice president

India’s top online travel company MakeMyTrip has hired Deepak Tuli, COO of rival Goibibo, as senior vice president (growth business). Tuli will focus on building and implementing strategies for growing new business lines in the accommodation segment for the company. Notably, MakeMyTrip has jus...

19 November, 2015 | More »


goibibo rolls out closed wallet goCash; customers to get instant refunds

Online travel agency goibibo, which is part of South African digital media firm Naspers, has introduced a closed wallet called goCash wherein the user can opt for booking through the digital wallet. This comes in addition to conventional payment options such as credit card and net banking. While mak...

6 January, 2014 | More »


App Tracker: A no-holds-barred look at how the apps of OTAs stack up

Are you a Gen Y traveller, digging up more travel apps than you could possibly use to make sure you have a hassle-free trip? Well, so are we, and hence we are kicking off our weekly coverage of the app universe, with the live apps of online travel agents (OTAs) – available on iOS and […]...

23 April, 2013 | More »

Ibibo.com Owner Buys 51% In Gurgaon-based B2B Travel Company Tek Travels

South-African media conglomerate Naspers owned MIH Group has acquired majority stake in six years old Gurgaon-based travel company Tek Travels which runs the B2B travel portal Travel Boutique Online. Tek Travels was started by Gaurav Bhatnagar and Ankush Nijhawan in 2005. Both the founders hail from...

27 April, 2012 | More »

MakeMyTrip-backed iXiGO Rolls Out Flight Search Tool For Facebook & Twitter; Will You Be Game For It?

iXiGO.com, an Indian travel search engine has launched a natural language flight search tool for Facebook and Twitter. The tool allows Facebook and Twitter users to post a flight request on a wall or send a message to a Twitter page and in turn the user receives the cheapest flight fare and details ...

18 January, 2012 | 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 »