Category: Technology


Yatra celebrates nine years with exciting discounts and offers, among India’s leading companies in the online travel space is celebrating their 9th anniversary with exciting offers for customers. As part of the celebrations, Yatra has initiated promotions and exciting offers with special tie ups with banks as well as discounts which ensure that they live up to ‘creating happy travellers’. The celebrations have […]

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Expedia to unveil a loyalty scheme in India

Expedia is set to roll out a loyalty scheme for the Indian market. Vikram Malhi, Managing Director – Asia, Expedia, said it would be launched later this year in order to retain customers in this highly competitive market. “We have recently launched loyalty programmes in Japan and Singapore and we will launch it in India […]

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laterooms-1.jpg launches its corporate booking tool rolls out the first phase of its new corporate travel service called for Business. The service has been designed to provide corporate clients and business bookers with a cost-effective service, which offers sophisticated data and reporting capabilities. It is expected to be launched in full by later this year. The company said that […]

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MakeMyTrip: Mobile surpasses desktop for hotel bookings

For the first time ever, mobile has surpassed desktop in terms bookings, contributing to 53% of overall domestic hotel bookings (last year mobile hotel bookings accounted for 29% of overall bookings) as per the customer transaction data available with MakeMyTrip. According to the company, hotel booking on the move via mobile devices reached an inflection […]

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Think with Google launches a Travel Dashboard to help U.S. marketers

A free online tool called Travel Dashboard has been introduced by Think with Google, which highlights recent and year-over-year trends based on Google data across the car rental, air, and hotel verticals in the United States. The data, which will be updated quarterly, has been designed to help marketers in planning their campaign For example, […]

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TripFactory introduces BOGO cards to offer value for money to travellers

TripFactory, known for simplifying travel and curating bespoke travel experiences, is all set to change the way India travels by introducing BOGO Cards – an innovative travel card that offers value for money to travellers like never before. A large population of India comprises of budget travellers (almost 60-70% of holiday travellers in India are […]

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World’s first smartphone app for exhibitors ‘ExhiAsAp’ launched in Mumbai

Viraat Technology Labs Pvt. Ltd., a software solutions company, launched ExhiAsAp – the world’s first Smartphone Application for the Exhibition and Convention Industry, at an exclusive event in Mumbai. The event was organised by Inspiration Unlimited at the south Mumbai’s Auriga Lounge and was attended by senior executives from the tourism and MICE industry. ExhiAsAp […]

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Sabre tests new hotel digital marketing programme from Google

Sabre Corporation is launching a beta test of a new hotel digital marketing programme from Google designed to help drive more bookings. The Google Hotel Ads Commission Programme combines the benefits and reach of Google Hotel Ads with the hotels’ existing commission programmes by making the hotels’ best available retail rates searchable and bookable on […]

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Asian travellers among the world’s most ‘connected’

According to a new TripAdvisor study, Asian travellers are among the most ‘connected’ in the world. In its report, titled ‘TripBarometer Connected Traveller’, TripAdvisor found that 49% of Asian travellers are ‘connected’, which means they used a smartphone to plan or book a trip. This figure is higher than both North America (46%) and Europe […]

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Travelport Smartpoint 6.0 unveiled by ITQ

A strategic business unit of InterGlobe Enterprises, InterGlobe Technology Quotient (ITQ), recently launched the latest version of Travelport Smartpoint, its point of sale product for corporate and leisure travel agencies. Travelport Smartpoint 6.0, will provide travel consultants with additional capabilities to advise their customers about the entire range of products, optional services and offers available […]

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