Zomato appoints former MakeMyTrip exec to head food delivery business

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online restaurant discovery and food delivery company Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd said on Tuesday it has hired Mohit Gupta as the chief ....

3 July, 2018

Online travel agency Cleartrip acquires Saudi Arabia's Flyin.com

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based online travel agency Cleartrip Pvt. Ltd has bought the Saudi Arabia-based Flyin in its first cross-border acquisition. The ....

21 June, 2018
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Paytm travel ticketing volume triples in FY18, aims for two-fold growth this year

Shweta Sharma

Digital payments firm Paytm sold over 38 million bus, flight and rail tickets in the financial year 2017-18, up three times from ....

16 May, 2018

Why travel marketplace ixigo is using AI to scan photos of hotels

Anirban Ghoshal

Online travel marketplace ixigo said on Thursday that it using artificial intelligence (AI) on its platform to help customers ....

12 April, 2018

Booking.com bets on non-hotel rooms to take on MakeMyTrip, Airbnb in India

Anand J

Travel website Booking.com will expand its offering of non-hotel accommodation in India, a top executive said, in a bid to gain ....

9 April, 2018

MakeMyTrip may acquire stake in OYO; to delist Treebo, FabHotels

Binu Paul

Online travel portal MakeMyTrip is further strengthening its renewed partnership with budget hospitality chain OYO by delisting ....

7 April, 2018
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MakeMyTrip to power Flipkart's soft entry into OTA business

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart has partnered with online travel services provider MakeMyTrip to provide its users with travel ....

5 April, 2018

Adobe is betting on fin-tech, retail clients for next phase of growth

Anirban Ghoshal

Photoshop maker Adobe Systems' Indian subsidiary is betting on clients from sectors such as fin-tech and retail for its next ....

30 March, 2018

Cleartrip revenue growth hits a wall as competition intensifies

Anand J

Stiff competition and discounting in the Indian online travel segment seems to have adversely impacted online travel services ....

30 March, 2018

Flipkart may soon take on MakeMyTrip, Yatra with diversification into OTA business

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Anand J

E-commerce major Flipkart  is looking to independently chart a course in the online travel agency (OTA) space and is gearing ....

26 March, 2018
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Naspers raises $9.8 bn from 2% Tencent share sale; may invest in OLX, Swiggy, PayU

Anand J

South African technology major Naspers announced on Friday that it has raised $9.8 billion from the sale of 2% of its holdings in ....

22 March, 2018

Once blocked, OYO will now list its hotels on MakeMyTrip's platforms

Team TC

Budget hospitality chain OYO will now list its hotels on platforms run by MakeMyTrip as part of a partnership with the country's ....

26 February, 2018

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

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

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