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MakeMyTrip and Meru partner to offer ultra-sanitized airport cab service for safe & seamless travel

By : CIOL Bureau

Hospitality giant and MakeMyTrip, in a recent update, has partnered with the cab-sharing startup Meru. About the partnership MakeMyTrip has partnered with Meru to provide ultra-sanitized cab services across all major airports in India. Through this partnership, the company aims

MakeMyTrip to layoff 350 employees as coronavirus hits tourism industry

By : CIOL Bureau

MakeMyTrip will be laying off 350 employees, as the Covid-19 impact on travel continues to hurt the travel industry. Hospitality, restaurants, events and travel are among the most impacted businesses because of the Covid-19 pandemic and the associated shutdowns. On March

ePayLater and MakeMyTrip announces partnership to provide credit services for travel bookings

By : CIOL Bureau

ePayLater announces partnership with MakeMyTrip. As part of the partnership, ePayLater’s ‘Book Now, Pay Later’ service will be made available to customers purchasing flight, bus and train tickets on MakeMyTrip. This will allow customers to book travel without making a

Ibibo co-founder and MakeMyTrip president Ashish Kashyap resigns

By : CIOL Writers

Online travel and hospitality service provider MakeMyTrip’s president Ashish Kashyap has resigned from the company. In a filing submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said Kashyap’s resignation had been accepted, and will come into effect from September

SAIF Partners sell remaining 11pc stake in MakeMyTrip reaping 16x profits

By : CIOL Writers

The investment firm, SAIF Partners, which invested in MakeMyTrip’s Series B and Series C round of funding, has sold its entire remaining stake in the company fetching it the largest cash exit in India’s venture capital industry. The VC firm

MakeMyTrip to introduce partial payment option for customers

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to enhance user experience and make it more convenient, MakeMyTrip is planning to soon allow customers to partially pay cash for some purchases of flight tickets and hotel packages in the next few months. According to Economic

Naspers sets up VC arm in India

By : CIOL Writers

Naspers, the South African internet and media group better known for its investments in OLX, PayU and ibibo has set up a venture capital arm in India as it looks to expand its investment base in the country. The firm

MakeMyTrip acquires rival travel booking platform Ibibo

By : CIOL Writers

MakeMyTrip and Ibibo are undoubtedly the most reliable go-to online travel booking platforms for millions of users. Well, the travelling platforms are about to get bigger. These two leading travel groups in India – MakeMyTrip and Ibibo Group – have

MakeMyTrip’s latest initiative will let you rent villas instead of hotels

By : CIOL Writers

To escape the routined mundane life, we leave for vacations. However, we always end up in the same budget hotels, covered with white drapes and that old-feel furniture. But, if you choose Rightstay, an initiative from MakeMyTrip, you can rent

Yatra to be listed on Nasdaq after Terrapin acquisition

By : CIOL Writers

Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corp (TRTL)—a special purpose acquisition firm has made an offer to buy online travel portal Yatra.com at a valuation of $218 million to form a combined entity. Post the merger, if Yatra achieves certain financial objectives within

Flipkart beats Amazon & Google to be the most preferred co in India to work for

BANGALORE, INDIA: Do you know where India wants to work? The name might surprise you. It is not any MNC like Google, Facebook or Amazon. The LinkedIn data shows that Flipkart has topped the list top 25 companies in India

Travel site MakeMyTrip goes the app way

MUMBAI, INDIA: Travel portal MakeMyTrip has decided to tap the app route. The company has announced an app-only sale upto November 2, in a bid to cash-in the festive season. MakeMyTrip expects to see a fivefold surge in traffic during