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Matrix Partners India today announced that it has acquired a significant minority stake in Stayzilla, as the sole investor in the first institutional round of equity funding for the Company. Stayzilla.com operates an online platform to research and reserve “value hotels” in more than 750 cities across India.

The online hotel booking industry has been at a nascent stage for the last few years. It is now at an inflection point and I expect 40% of all hotel bookings in India to be done online within the next 5 years. The capital raised will be used to strengthen Read more

Matrix Partners invests in StayZilla


Travelomy - travel guide

Travelomy is a next-generation travel guide that packs features based on rich content, geo-location and social media in a way that provides practical, useful information to a traveller.

Travelomy is product developed by Ciafo, which is a technology startup based out of Bangalore,  Co-founded by Gurjit Sidhu and Amarpreet Kalkat in April 2010. Both Sidhu and Kalkat have spent the last 10 years building internet products at some of the most admired companies, earlier having graduated from IIM Calcutta and IIM Kozhikode

Travelomy has rich content (currently delivered through 6000+ photos and videos) virtually brings places alive for the traveller Read more

Travelomy – your personalized travel guide


Oxigen

Ezeego, the online travel market place, has tied up with Oxigen Services India Pvt. Ltd., to provide easy travel bookings and other travel related services. The tie-up enables the OxiCash users and Oxigen retailers across India to transact and buy travel products from Ezeego.  This tie up will certainly boost Ezeego to provide easy travel booking services to the masses of India, ezeego definitely wants to catch up with Makemytrip, Cleartrip and Yatra in the travel booking space.

The association will offer easy transactional service to the customers who do not have credit/debit cards, net banking accounts or cannot … Read more

Ezeego ties up with Oxigen Services to cater to masses



HolidayIQ

HolidayIQ, a bangalore based travel information startup has merged with  Singapore based online travel meta-search engine Wego Pte ltd. Interestingly the combined entity has also raised series B capital from Tiger Global Management.

Wego is meta search engine which allows travelers to search for flights, hotels and packages and crawls leading travel websites (meta search) on a real time basis and shows latest pricing and availability of tickets.

HolidayIQ provides content related to travel, hotels and vacation. HolidayIQ mainly generates revenue from lead generation, and caters the lead to hotels and travel agents. Recently HolidayIQ has been expanding its international … Read more

HolidayIQ and Wego merges and raises capital


Arzoo

Arzoo , one of India’s leading online travel portals is launching a dedicated website for the convenience of the tourists/visitors of commonwealth games in Delhi, which will sense them as a ready reckoner giving out information related to the games and everything tourists need to know about India, its tourists attractions and essential services. Arzoo.com is amongst the top four online travel portals in India and it is acknowledged by over 200 million people in India and oversees.

The newly launched website, commonwealthgamestravel will provide various types of information to the visitors which will include information on hospitals, hotels, cafés, … Read more

Aarzoo launches information portal around CWG