NEW YORK and GURUGRAM, India, December 3, 2018
NEW YORK and GURUGRAM, India, December 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Yatra Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: YTRA) (OTCQX: YTROF), one of India's largest online booking platforms has been chosen as the preferred online booking partner for reservations by the Hotels and Restaurant Association (HRA) of Gujarat. In a meeting held in Ahmedabad on December 1, 2018 the association headed by Mr. Naredra Somani, President - HRA Gujarat, announced that Yatra.com would be their preferred online booking partner and all bookings coming through Yatra.com will be honoured.
The association has assured travellers that they can make their bookings through Yatra.com and continue to enjoy their stay in Gujarat.
Commenting on this announcement, Mr Dhruv Shringi, CEO & Co - Founder, Yatra.com said, "We are humbled by the HRA's trust in us. We share a long standing business relationship with our hotel partners in Gujarat and will continue to work closely with them to help with online bookings of Hotels in the state in order to ensure that no inconvenience is caused to any of the customers making hotel reservations in the state."
Yatra.com is the largest aggregator of hotels in India with over 100,000 accommodations across the country.
About Yatra Online Inc.
Yatra Online, Inc is the parent company of Yatra Online Pvt. Ltd. which is based in Gurugram, India and is India's leading Corporate Travel services provider with over 700 Corporate customers and one of India's leading online travel companies and operates the website Yatra.com. The company provides information, pricing, availability, and booking facility for domestic and international air travel, domestic and international hotel bookings, holiday packages, buses, trains, in city activities, inter-city and point-to-point cabs, homestays and cruises. As a leading platform of accommodation options, Yatra provides real-time bookings for more than 100,000 hotels in India and over 1,000,000 hotels around the world.
Launched in August 2006, Yatra was ranked the Most Trusted E-commerce Travel Brand in India in the Economic Times Brand Equity Survey 2016 for the second successive year, and has won the National Tourism Award for 'Best Domestic Tour Operator (Rest of India)' at the India Tourism Awards held in September 2017 for the third time in a row.
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