The comprehensive travel portal, travelOtravel.com launched here by Joy Travels Private Ltd offers global hotel booking, air travel, car rental and many more services to the Indian leisure and corporate travellers.
Talking to media persons, company's Chairman Y Guglani said, ''Instant and confirmed bookings in hotels, air tickets, cars on rent. Besides these, the website also provides attractive offers in travel insurance.'' On 'travelOtravel.Com', which boasts of a database of over 70,000 hotel locations across star categories worldwide, the travellers can choose their destination, confirm booking and make payment online, within minutes, he said.
Added information can be supplied at the traveller's e-mail given. There is also a provision for a 'Live Chat' with the Customer Support Representative, Mr Guglanni added.
''An online price comparision of various hotels along with their rating helps you choose the best deal for your needs. Similarly Air line tickets for all major destinations from multiple operators are available at highly competitive prices,'' he said.
The website also offers help to travellers through its Travel Desk on topics such as travel health, worldwide weather, currency conversion, distance calculators and time zones etc.
''Initiating online operations for us means, greater business opportunities,'' he said adding there are about 30 million credit card users and 40 million Internet users in the country.
Indian Travel Market, both offline and online together is valued at 13.5 billion dollar. The Indian online travel market, which is estimated at 796 million dollar in 2006 is expected to rise to two billion dollar in 2008, he said.
An added advantage of travelOtravel.com in the travel industry is that it is not only a B2C but also a B2B platform. It also caters to the needs of travel agents and corporate travelers. The website is also planning to add further features like bookings from mobile in the coming months, he further added.
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