Airbnb India improves profitability, reduces costs in FY19; profits down 19%

Shashank Didmishe

US-based home rental platform Airbnb’s Indian arm, Airbnb India, saw a significant improvement in its operating profits ....

27 November, 2019

Watch: Personalisation is the last frontier for consumer internet companies: Sanjay Mohan, MakeMyTrip

Shweta Sharma

From building a chatbot that understands Hinglish to using artificial intelligence solutions that predict consumer behaviour, ....

21 November, 2019
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South Korean VC, Nilekani’s Fundamentum lead growth round in TravelTriangle

Binu Paul

TravelTriangle, an online marketplace for holiday packages, has raised $13 million in a growth round led by KB Global Platform ....

19 November, 2019

Ctrip-backed MakeMyTrip grows Q2 revenues nearly 14%

Payal Ganguly

Nasdaq-listed online travel company MakeMyTrip recorded a 13.6% year-on-year growth in revenues for its second quarter ended September ....

5 November, 2019

redBus introduces bikes on its ride-pooling platform rPool

Team TC

Online bus ticketing platform redBus has introduced bikes on rPool, its ride-pooling platform. The ride-pooling service, which ....

14 October, 2019

MakeMyTrip to offer TripAdvisor’s global experiences to Indian travellers

Tanmay Tiwary

Gurgaon-based online travel company MakeMyTrip (MMT) has entered into a partnership with US-based travel site TripAdvisor to integrate ....

9 October, 2019
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Sunil Suresh appointed chief marketing officer of MakeMyTrip, Goibibo

Team TC

Gurugram-headquartered online travel company MakeMyTrip Group has appointed Sunil Suresh as the chief marketing officer for MakeMyTrip ....

13 August, 2019

Cred to close $125 mn Series-A round; Ebix, MakeMyTrip look to buy Cox & Kings

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Fintech company raised $65 million from multiple investors including Sequoia and Apoletto. Brick-and-mortar travel company attracts ....

5 August, 2019

redBus starts carpooling pilot for office-goers in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune

Payal Ganguly

Online bus-ticketing platform redBus has launched a pilot intra-city carpooling service for professionals in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, ....

13 June, 2019

Exclusive: MakeMyTrip-backed travel-tech startup GoFro goes offline

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

GoFro, a travel-technology startup founded by former Snapdeal executive Amitabh Misra, has gone offline. A person familiar ....

12 June, 2019
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OYO strikes strategic partnership with Ctrip in China

Binu Paul

Gurugram-headquartered hospitality unicorn OYO has inked a strategic partnership with China’s largest online travel services ....

27 May, 2019

MakeMyTrip revenue for March quarter climbs 23%, loss shrinks

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

MakeMyTrip Ltd, the country's largest online travel services provider, reported higher revenue and narrower loss for the fourth ....

17 May, 2019

Investors keep piling into fin-tech; logistics platform BlackBuck close to unicorn status

Kavya Kothiyal

Startups in the financial technology segment yet again remained the flavour of the week even as logistics company BlackBuck came ....

3 May, 2019

As Ctrip tightens its grip on MakeMyTrip, what lies ahead for the travel giants?

Binu Paul

China’s largest online travel company is on course to become a formidable force in the Indian market -- albeit from behind ....

3 May, 2019

MakeMyTrip acquires majority stake in corporate travel management firm Quest2Travel

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online travel services provider MakeMyTrip Ltd (MMT) has acquired a majority stake in Mumbai-based corporate travel management ....

30 April, 2019

China's Ctrip to become MakeMyTrip’s largest shareholder as Naspers exits

Payal Ganguly

Chinese travel services company Ctrip.com International will become the largest shareholder in MakeMyTrip by buying South African ....

26 April, 2019

Google leads fresh funding for task management app Dunzo

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Dunzo Digital Pvt. Ltd, which runs daily task management app Dunzo, has raised another $9.84 million (Rs 68.42 crore) in a fresh ....

8 April, 2019

What online retailers, lobby groups want govt to change in draft e-commerce policy

Payal Ganguly

A number of e-commerce companies and industry bodies have submitted their responses to the Department for Promotion of Industry ....

1 April, 2019

How Cleartrip is betting on machine learning to take its data game further

Vignesh Ananthraj

Cleartrip chief product officer Subramanya Sharma, who joinied the company in 2007, has seen the online travel industry transition ....

28 March, 2019

Yatra to consider Ebix’s takeover proposal

Binu Paul

Nasdaq-listed Yatra Online Inc. said it will consider Ebix Inc.'s proposal to acquire the online travel company. In a stock-exchange ....

15 March, 2019

Software firm Ebix proposes to buy travel portal Yatra for $336 mn

Team TC

Software firm Ebix Inc said on Monday that it has offered to acquire fellow Nasdaq-listed company Yatra Online Inc for $336 million ....

11 March, 2019