Articles tagged “india”

Online Travel

Hopper Notches First Fintech Deal With Online Travel Agency

This deal with MakeMyTrip is likely to be the first among several tech agreements that Hopper will make with rival online travel agencies. This potentially could become a big side of Hopper's overall operation.

Hopper Notches First Fintech Deal With Online Travel Agency

Airlines

Tata Takes Back Control of Air India in $2.4 Billion Deal

The government sale puts the airline, which Tata originally founded in 1932, back into the hands of Indian conglomerate. The country's politicians will be relieved.

Tata Takes Back Control of Air India in $2.4 Billion Deal

Hospitality

What Caught Our Eye in the Mind-Bogglingly Dense 642-Page IPO Filing for Oyo

Oyo's original use case in a country like India was the genius level breakthrough that has persisted, despite all its troubles over the last few years. Glad it is doubling down on its core focus, as this IPO doc shows.

What Caught Our Eye in the Mind-Bogglingly Dense 642-Page IPO Filing for Oyo

Hospitality

Oyo Files Paperwork for IPO That Could Value It at $12 Billion

Now the brand is finally going public, will investors share the Indian company's enthusiasm?

Oyo Files Paperwork for IPO That Could Value It at $12 Billion

Travel Technology

RateGain Buys Hotel Marketing Tech Ahead of Its IPO

Skift has recently covered the rise of fintech (financial technology) and insurtech (insurance technology) in travel. We predict you'll also be hearing more about martech, or marketing technology, in the coming year, too.

RateGain Buys Hotel Marketing Tech Ahead of Its IPO

Hotels

Oyo Poised to File Its $1.2 Billion IPO Next Week

Yes, 2021 really is the year of the travel IPO. But in Oyo's case, there's a sense of urgency after being hit harder than most by the pandemic.

Oyo Poised to File Its $1.2 Billion IPO Next Week

Airlines

SpiceJet to Resume 737 Max Flights in September Following India’s Sign-Off

India's re-certification of Boeing's 737 Max paves the way for SpiceJet to resume Max flights in September. Only China and Russia remain as notable holdouts in the global return of Boeing's bread-and-butter jet.

SpiceJet to Resume 737 Max Flights in September Following India’s Sign-Off

Hotels

Microsoft Pumps $5 Million Into India’s Oyo Ahead of Its Planned Public Listing

A drop-in-the-ocean investment for the technology giant, but still a vote of confidence ahead of Oyo's IPO.

Microsoft Pumps $5 Million Into India’s Oyo Ahead of Its Planned Public Listing

Online Travel

Travel Tech Firm RateGain to List as a Public Company in India

RateGain, a 15-year-old travel tech firm, wants to position itself for growth post-pandemic by raising capital. Its private equity sponsor TA Associates also wants a payday, and no wonder.

Travel Tech Firm RateGain to List as a Public Company in India

Airlines

Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue

Missile attacks on commercial planes in recent years will be front of mind for many airlines. No risks will be taken in light of the escalation of militant activity across the country.

Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue