From Amazon to MakeMyTrip, Indians are finally signing up for paid subscriptions

Shweta Sharma

Fancy a daily peg? There’s a startup in Bengaluru that offers a free drink every day for an entire month. Or if you prefer, ....

12 February, 2018

Cleartrip appoints former Quikr executive Manoj Sharma as CTO

Shweta Sharma

Mumbai-based Cleartrip Pvt. Ltd, an online aggregator of hotels, flights and train bookings, has hired former Quikr technology ....

30 January, 2018
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Travel-tech startup Wandertrails raises $1 mn in seed funding

Disha Sharma

Bangalore-based experiential travel startup Wandertrails Services Pvt Ltd has raised $1 million in seed investment from Earlsfield ....

8 February, 2017

Inder Sharma: This serial entrepreneur builds businesses to sell

Arti Singh

When Inder Sharma bought the domain Hotel.com during the Internet boom in 1996, he was very confident that this would become ....

2 January, 2017

MakeMyTrip chairman Deep Kalra urges India's startup community to come together

Varun Arora

Deep Kalra, chairman of India's largest online travel services firm MakeMyTrip Ltd, has emphasised that the Internet companies ....

28 December, 2016

Yatra to list on Nasdaq today after reverse merger with US-based blank cheque firm

Disha Sharma

Online travel agency (OTA) Yatra Online Inc. on Monday said Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corp has become a partially-owned subsidiary ....

19 December, 2016
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Exclusive: OYO rival Wudstay shuts budget hotel aggregation business

Arti Singh

Wudstay Travels Pvt Ltd – which started off as a rival to OYO Rooms – has exited the budget hotel aggregation space, ....

13 December, 2016

Travel search engine ixigo to raise $10 mn

Priya Prasad

Online travel search engine ixigo is in talks to raise $10 million (Rs 68.5 crore) from Sequoia India, a media report said. The ....

29 November, 2016

Top MakeMyTrip shareholder to buy global travel search aggregator Skyscanner

Deepti Chaudhary

Nasdaq-listed Ctrip.com International Ltd, which provides travel services including accommodation reservation, transportation ....

24 November, 2016

MakeMyTrip-ibibo merger: What it means for hotel aggregators

Arti Singh

The merger between MakeMyTrip and Naspers-owned ibibo Group could benefit hotel aggregators in India in more ways than one. To ....

20 October, 2016
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MakeMyTrip, goibibo and redBus brands will co-exist, says Ashish Kashyap

Dearton Thomas Hector

In February 2000, MakeMyTrip founder Deep Kalra walked out of eVentures' office near Churchgate station in Mumbai as he was not ....

20 October, 2016

Insurance portal PolicyBazaar eyes US listing, $100 mn IPO

Dearton Thomas Hector

Gurgaon-based eTechAces Marketing and Consulting Pvt. Ltd, which runs the online insurance portal PolicyBazaar, is planning to ....

21 September, 2016

Travel search engine ixigo eyes profitability on new offerings, monetisation focus

Nishant Sharma

Online travel search engine ixigo aims to turn profitable in the next financial year, helped by new offerings, rising customer ....

9 September, 2016

Travelyaari raises $7 mn from BCCL, GVFL

Disha Sharma

Online bus booking platform Travelyaari has raised $7 million in its Series B round led by Gujarat Venture Finance Ltd (GVFL), ....

10 August, 2016

MakeMyTrip hotel bookings jump four-fold in Q1 but losses climb

Team TC

India's largest online travel agency MakeMyTrip Ltd has reported 54.5% rise in net revenues (62.6% in constant currency) for the ....

27 July, 2016

We didn't want to compromise growth by going in for M&A, says Yatra's Dhruv Shringi

Nishant Sharma

One of India's fastest growing online travel agents and consumer travel platform Yatra Online has entered into a merger agreement ....

14 July, 2016

Former Snapdeal CTO Amitabh Misra's travel-tech venture Gofro takes off

Arti Singh

MakeMyTrip-backed travel-tech startup Bona Vita Technologies Pvt Ltd has finally come out of the stealth mode with its platform ....

10 June, 2016

Home rental startup Zenify gets pre-Series A funding

Binu Paul

Bangalore-based home rental startup City Synapse Information Pvt. Ltd, which runs Zenify.in, has raised about $900,000 (around ....

11 May, 2016

Exclusive: Trip planner Easy Roads raises angel funding

Debjyoti Roy

Easy Roads Technologies Pvt Ltd, a Mumbai-based startup that facilitates road trips, has raised Rs 1.3 crore ($200,000) from ....

4 May, 2016

Travel portal Holidify recasts business; co-founder quits

Disha Sharma

Destination discovery portal Holidify is restructuring its operations and one of its co-founders has quit, in the latest instance ....

20 April, 2016

Consolidation in OTA space still 2-3 years away: Yatra's Manish Amin

Varun Arora

At a time when almost every sector in the consumer internet space is looking at consolidation, the online travel agency (OTA) ....

25 April, 2016