Articles tagged “cleartrip”

Rise in Mobile Bookings in Middle East Creates New Online Travel Competition

Rise in Mobile Bookings in Middle East Creates New Online Travel Competition

Devina Divecha, Skift

Online travel in the Middle East is not an opportunity to be scoffed at, and smaller online travel outfits and travel search engines are flexing their muscles against established portals like Booking.com and TripAdvisor to capture the increasingly digital traveler.

3 months ago

Amazon Collects Fees From Cleartrip in New India Flights Offering

Amazon Collects Fees From Cleartrip in New India Flights Offering

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Amazon's deal with Cleartrip using Amazon Pay for India domestic flights could be a forerunner of similar moves in other emerging markets where payment systems are being disrupted. This time around in travel, Amazon has decided to partner rather than build its own offering — a very reasonable way to get back into the game.

5 months ago

Amazon Launches Flight Bookings in India in a Superapp Strategy

Amazon Launches Flight Bookings in India in a Superapp Strategy

Dennis Schaal, Skift

A shoe just dropped. Amazon is stepping into travel again. It may offer travel products in all sizes once it really gets going.

5 months ago

What India Reveals About the Future of Online Travel: A Skift Deep Dive

What India Reveals About the Future of Online Travel: A Skift Deep Dive

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Surprising factors have delayed the coronation of MakeMyTrip Group as India's queen of domestic online travel. Paytm came out of nowhere to grab share, Oyo upended budget hotel distribution, Ixigo tried to make price comparison chic, and Booking.com outmaneuvered Expedia for premium hotel bookings. From this scrappy mix, online travel will find new lessons.

9 months ago

Indian Online Travel Agency Cleartrip Acquires Flyin

Indian Online Travel Agency Cleartrip Acquires Flyin

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Cleartrip is the second-place competitor against MakeMyTrip in India's online travel war. Its acquisition of Flyin signals a shift in its focus to the Middle Eastern market, where the price wars are less fierce.

1 year ago

Hotel Tech Company RezNext Attracts $5 Million in Funding

Hotel Tech Company RezNext Attracts $5 Million in Funding

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Digital marketing and distribution to the highly fractured global hotel industry is a hot category that's attracting lots of funding and attention. Let's see what RezNext CEO Mike Kistner, formerly of Pegasus Solutions, now a competitor, can do with a nimble startup as opposed to a legacy hotel distribution company.

5 years ago

Concur Invests an Additional $5.4 Million in India Booking Site Cleartrip

Concur Invests an Additional $5.4 Million in India Booking Site Cleartrip

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Concur still has only a minority stake in Cleartrip, but clearly Concur's $68.3 million total investment in Cleartrip shows that Concur considers Cleartrip and India as a strategic investment.

5 years ago

7 years ago

India-based OTA Cleartrip launches iOS app to book domestic flights

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Cleartrip has improved its mobile game from site to app – a necessary move to keep up with the global trend of mobile reservations – but they’ll need to quickly add on more services to remain ahead of the trend.

7 years ago

India’s Cleartrip goes mobile with hotels tonight and international flights

Mobile may soon outpace desktops in India as the preferred way to book travel and Cleartrip clearly seems to be out front in its smartphone platform.

7 years ago