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MakeMyTrip-ibibo merger: What it means for hotel aggregators

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The merger between MakeMyTrip and Naspers-owned ibibo Group could benefit hotel aggregators in India in more ways than one. To begin with, it will reduce cash burn and discounting, founders of several hotel aggregation platforms told TechCircle. On Tuesday, NASDAQ-listed and India’s oldest onl...

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

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...

20 October, 2016 | More »

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Ixigo partners with Uber, RedBus for its train travellers

Ixigo, a mobile travel marketplace run by Le Travenues Technology Pvt. Ltd, has announced a partnership with RedBus and Uber, to enable instant booking of cabs and buses from the Ixigo trains app. With the partnership, Uber and RedBus will expand their reach to Ixigo’s 10 million user base of trai...

5 October, 2016 | More »

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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 »

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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 »

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Naspers takes redBus global; launches bus ticketing service in Singapore, Malaysia

Online travel group ibibo, part of South African media conglomerate Naspers Ltd, is taking its bus ticketing service redBus to overseas shores by launching operations in Singapore and Malaysia. redBus would enable travelers to book bus tickets between the two South-East Asian countries in addition t...

27 July, 2015 | More »

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Naspers-owned redBus completes 30M ticket sales, sees 3X growth in mobile transactions

Naspers group-owned online bus ticket booking venture redBus.in claims to have sold three crore (30 million) tickets through its platform till date. It further claims that on an average, the platform is seeing 1.6 million transactions on a monthly basis. In addition, contribution of transactions fro...

16 July, 2014 | More »

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redBus marketing chief Lakshmikant Gupta quits to join GirnarSoft Labs

Lakshmikant Gupta, chief marketing officer (CMO) of Naspers group-owned online bus ticket booking venture redBus.in, has quit the firm to join multi-vertical consumer internet company GirnarSoft Labs Pvt Ltd as its CMO, according to his LinkedIn profile. At GirnarSoft, Gupta will be in charge of mar...

15 May, 2014 | More »

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MobiKwik partners with redBus to enable bus ticketing via mobile wallet

Gurgaon-based One MobiKwik Systems Pvt Ltd that runs the online recharge platform Mobikwik.com has partnered with online bus ticketing site redBus to enable users to pay for ticket reservations directly from MobiKwik mobile wallet. The firm is also offering 5 per cent cash back on every transaction ...

21 March, 2014 | More »

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The Year That Was: What made news in e-commerce in 2013

It was certainly a happening year for the e-commerce sector. While we saw blockbuster buyout of VC-backed venture redBus and the big daddy of Indian e-com Flipkart scooping a large chunk of money, we also saw the country’s oldest player Indiaplaza as good as shutting down as did several newbies in...

26 December, 2013 | More »

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