05 April 2018, India:
Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has partnered with MakeMyTrip. As a part of partnership, it will sell travel services on its platform. Online ticket booking services offered by MakeMyTrip, Goibibo and Redbus will be available to Flipkart users.
Kalyan Krishnamurthy, CEO, Flipkart said, “Flipkart and MakeMyTrip have played a defining role in shaping the consumer internet ecosystem in India and bringing millions of people online. This strategic partnership helps us make travel booking a seamless experience for customers, even those in the farthest regions, while also furthering our goal of being a one-stop destination for all digital transactions online.”
Deep Kalra, Founder & Group CEO, MakeMyTrip Ltd. said, “Flipkart is one of the most exciting companies of our times and we are delighted to partner with them to catalyse the massive online travel opportunity in India. This partnership will help us reach out to an even wider consumer base and further open up the online travel market in a significant way.”
“The new partnership will start with a roll-out of domestic flight bookings in the next few weeks, followed by Hotels, Bus and Holidays bookings,” the company said in a press release.
Flipkart was founded by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal in 2007. It has a registered customer base of over 100 million.It offers over 80 million products across 80+ categories including Smartphones, Books, Media, Consumer Electronics, Furniture, Fashion and Lifestyle.
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