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Cleartrip buys FlyIn in record Middle East deal as online travel arena heats up
Cleartrip buys FlyIn in record Middle East deal as online travel arena heats up
By Kevin May | June 21, 2018
A corporate roll-up has emerged in the Middle East as Saudi Arabia's largest online travel agency FlyIn becomes part of Cleartrip. Read More
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Transaction frequency data revealed for India's OTAs
Transaction frequency data revealed for India's OTAs
By Martin Cowen | September 15, 2017
Kalagato has come up with a new set of metrics which give a fresh perspective on India's online travel market. The data analytics firm has made public some of the findings from its paid-for researc Read More
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MakeMyTrip commits to growth as Ibibo integration gets under way
MakeMyTrip commits to growth as Ibibo integration gets under way
By Martin Cowen | February 1, 2017
MakeMyTrip has completed its merger with Ibibo Group and will continue to prioritise growth over profitability in the short-to-medium term. Talking through its Oct-Dec16 financials, MakeMyTrip's CE Read More
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Cleartrip builds activities white label for Dubai hotels
Cleartrip builds activities white label for Dubai hotels
By Martin Cowen | January 18, 2017
Indian OTA Cleartrip has opened up its tours and activities inventory, allowing hotels in Dubai to sell a range of trips to guests via the hotel dotcom or offline at the concierge desk. Cleartrip's Read More
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Middle East is the next battleground in online travel
Middle East is the next battleground in online travel
By Kevin May | October 25, 2016
It was only a few years ago that the growth in the global economy — and that of travel — was centred on the so-called BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India and China). Each of these countries were emerging Read More
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Cleartrip expands activities into local
Cleartrip expands activities into local
By Martin Cowen | June 23, 2016
Indian OTA Cleartrip is adding a "Local" tab to its redesigned app, creating a clear distinction between local activities and its core travel products. Local, with the emphasis on experiential, is Read More
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Cleartrip books into hotel IT sector
Cleartrip books into hotel IT sector
By Martin Cowen | May 31, 2016
Indian OTA Cleartrip has invested an undisclosed sum in Calcutta-based hotel IT business IManageMyHotel. The OTA has bought the business in order to help it get more smaller properties onto its boo Read More
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Out of the way tourists, Indians are exploring their own cities [INFOGRAPHIC]
Out of the way tourists, Indians are exploring their own cities [INFOGRAPHIC]
By Martin Cowen | May 10, 2016
Indian OTA Cleartrip has found that most customers of its recently-launched activities channel are people looking to do more in their own city. Cleartrip launched its activities channel last August Read More
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Ixigo adds in-app bookings to flight and hotel meta
Ixigo adds in-app bookings to flight and hotel meta
By Martin Cowen | March 4, 2016
Ixigo's conveyor belt of new products and services has brought another innovation to the Indian metasearch market, with "ixibook" now offering direct in-app bookings of flights and hotels. It has s Read More
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Yatra brings in Travel-Logs for new urban tours brand
Yatra brings in Travel-Logs for new urban tours brand
By Martin Cowen | January 21, 2016
Indian OTA Yatra.com has acqui-hired tours specialist Travel-Logs and will use it at the basis for a new product range to be known as Metro X. Metro X will be run by Travel-Logs co-founder Dhiresh Read More
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Yatra users willing to spend more on trips
Yatra users willing to spend more on trips
By Martin Cowen | January 14, 2016
Indian OTA Yatra.com has released its winter survey which shows that Indian travellers are increasingly willing to spend more on their leisure trips. The study of 10,000 Yatra users found that 30% Read More
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Yatra uses Travelguru presence to launch budget hotels and homestays brand
Yatra uses Travelguru presence to launch budget hotels and homestays brand
By Martin Cowen | October 18, 2015
Yatra.com's president Sharat Dhall has said that the launch of TG Rooms and TG Stays strengthens its position as India's largest provider of budget accommodation options. Speaking to Tnooz, he said Read More
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Interview - Cleartrip sees mobile web and app remaining active
Interview - Cleartrip sees mobile web and app remaining active
By Martin Cowen | October 13, 2015
Indian OTA Cleartrip is seeing a strong take-up of its recently launched activities channel and confirmed ambitious plans to add more content in more cities over the next year or so. Subramanya Sha Read More
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Indian travellers want activities [INFOGRAPHIC]
Indian travellers want activities [INFOGRAPHIC]
By Martin Cowen | August 18, 2015
Nearly half of Indian travellers make their travel decisions based on the activities on offer rather than the destination itself, according to Expedia's Indian business. The survey is more of a sna Read More
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Uber devotes an extra $1 billion to ramp up India operations
Uber devotes an extra $1 billion to ramp up India operations
By Martin Cowen | July 31, 2015
Uber has confirmed that it has earmarked another  $1 billion  for the Indian market and is confident that there will be one million Uber rides a day in India within the next six to nine months. The Read More
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