Ebix acquires Yatra 337.8M
Ebix to acquire Indian online travel agency Yatra for $337.8M
By Mitra Sorrells | July 17, 2019
Yatra directors have approved a bid from Atlanta-based firm Ebix to acquire the company via merger for $337.8 million. Read More
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Pickyourtrail Tourism Australia partnership
Travel tech startup Pickyourtrail targets booming market of Indian travelers to Australia
By Mitra Sorrells | July 17, 2019
Indian travel planning startup Pickyourtrail is partnering with Tourism Australia to target the booming market of Indian travelers to that country. Read More
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Collinson looks to double lounge platform presence across India
By Linda Fox | July 16, 2019
Collinson plans to triple its investment in India with the development of more airport lounges as well as bespoke services in partnership with local companies. Read More
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India, part 2: Investors express optimism as travel market grows
India, part 2: Investors express optimism as travel market grows
By Mitra Sorrells | July 15, 2019
For the second piece in our series on India, we talk to some of the country's travel industry investors and entrepreneurs to understand the opportunities and challenges of the market. Read More
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OYO rebrands recent buy @Leisure to OYO Vacation Homes
OYO rebrands recent buy @Leisure to OYO Vacation Homes
By Kevin May | July 9, 2019
Just two months after announcing its plan to buy @Leisure Group, OYO Rooms has closed the deal and renamed the company. Read More
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inDriver ride hailing launches in India
Name-your-fare ride-hailing company inDriver adds service in India
By Mitra Sorrells | July 9, 2019
Ride-hailing company inDriver is launching in Chandigarh and says it now serves 26 million riders in more than 200 cities in 23 countries. Read More
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India, part 1: A vast travel opportunity, now led by digital
India, part 1: A vast travel opportunity, now led by digital
By Mitra Sorrells | July 8, 2019
For part 1 in our month-long look at India we explore the overall travel market and implications of the country's growing, young and socially-active population. Read More
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In The Big Chair - Ritesh Agarwal of OYO Rooms
In The Big Chair - Ritesh Agarwal of OYO Rooms
By Linda Fox | July 2, 2019
What began as a budget hotel platform by the 21-year old has grown to encompass holiday homes and corporate accommodation. OYO has made no secret of its ambition to become the largest hotel chain in the... Read More
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