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MakeMyTrip has lauched an SMS-based service for “Anytime Anywhere Travel Assistance”. To avail this service, customers need to type “@mmt” and send it to 9266592665. They will receive service options for common customer needs — the platform accepts queries in natural language (not a strict pre-fixed format).
Nasdaq-listed online travel services firm MakeMyTrip India Pvt Ltd has acquired the Hotel Travel Group (HT Group) for $25 million.
MakeMyTrip Limited(Nasdaq:MMYT) (the “Company”), India’s largest online travel company1 and the parent company of MakeMyTrip (India) Private Limited, MakeMyTrip.com Inc., Luxury Tours & Travel Pte Ltd and Luxury Tours (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, announced today that the annual meeting of its shareholders will be held on Friday, September 21, 2012, beginning at 5:00 pm, Indian local time, at Tower A, SP Infocity, Plot No. 243, Udyog Vihar, Phase 1, Gurgaon, Haryana 122016, India. The Company’s notice of annual meeting and form of proxy were issued on August 23, 2012.
Indian travel company, MakeMyTrip has collaborated with the international payment gateway PayPal, to offer its overseas customers a faster and safer way to book international flights to India. PayPal users (registered outside of India) can pay for flight tickets purchased from the MakeMyTrip websites in India (www.makemytrip.com) and the US (www.us.makemytrip.com). With PayPal as their digital wallet, consumers are not required to enter sensitive financial information like bank account or credit card number each time they transact online.
One out of every 12 domestic air tickets are booked through MakeMyTrip the Indian travel agency. The company claims it is the largest online seller of tickets in India.
Mumbai: Deep Kalra, the poster boy of India’s online travel industry, has a pile of cash that could land him a large acquisition, but he wants to split the money and buy small firms that will help him add businesses related to his once core activity of selling air tickets.
MakeMyTrip has announced the launch of mobile apps for Android devices and the iPhone, apart from an upgraded HTML 5-based Mobile Site for smartphones. Earlier, a Blackberry app for MakeMyTrip was available.