Why Cleartrip Is Betting Big On Local Services AdAge India - Times Internet

Cleartrip, a popular travel portal that helps consumer book flight tickets, hotels, and trains, has launched its latest endeavor in Local services. The key idea behind the initiative is to provide consumers with options within a particular city that includes food, entertainment, events, adventure and fitness. It helps the consumer solve its problem of ‘What […]

“What’s happening? Lot’s happening” with Cleartrip Local Outlook Business

Running out of things to do in your city? With Cleartrip Local, that’s a no-go. The online travel company has now launched a new portal that lists over 15,000 activities across 50+ cities, in an attempt to bring the ‘trip’ to the customer. The main idea behind the campaign is that many people do not know […]

“There’s a lot happening around you,” says Cleartrip in its new ad Brand Equity

Cleartrip has taken on the challenge of enabling customers to have more fun within cities throughout India. Its latest offering, Cleartrip Local, is known offers more than 20,000 things to do in 50+ cities ranging from activities, fitness, to eating out and events. To educate the consumers about its new offering, Cleartrip has launched a new […]

Cleartrip expands activities into local Tnooz

Indian OTA Cleartrip is adding a “Local” tab to its redesigned app, creating a clear distinction between local activities and its core travel products. Local, with the emphasis on experiential, is then split into four categories – activities, eating out, events and fitness. Cleartrip says that Local is “a bold re-imagining” of its Activities channel which it launched […]

Cleartrip goes ‘Local’ with experiential services Hindu Business Line

Online travel services provider Cleartrip, which recorded a GMV of $1 billion in FY 2016, will now offer experiential services too. The company, which raised its last round of funding five years ago and is not looking for additional funds, has created a new offering called ‘Local’. The service offers four categories — activities, eat-out, […]

Cleartrip to launch local solution on mobile app The Economic Times

Ever wondered about what more can you do in a city with a little extra time in hand? Online travel company Cleartrip has found a solution in their mobile application that offers various things to do in a city. “Based on the data we have, we found that a lot of youngsters look for local […]

Nearly 75% of Cleartrip’s traffic in Q4FY15 came via mobile Medianama

74% of Cleartrip’s overall traffic and 42% of all transactions on the platform came from mobile, the company said while sharing data on its Q4 2015 (Jan-March 2016) performance. Overall, the platform saw an 87% growth in total transactions year-on-year (YoY); with a 53% growth in air ticketing transactions and 64% growth in hotel transactions during […]

Cleartrip launches multi-city flight bookings on mobile ET Tech

Online travel agent Cleartrip has introduced multi-city flight bookings on its mobile apps, allowing consumers to book up to four flights in the same booking. In an official blogpost, Cleartrip said this feature will be offered in the same split screen design that users see on its website and mobile apps. The company claims it […]

Most Indians booked tickets for summer holidays in winter Hindustan Times

Summer vacations in Mumbai began last week with many schools closing for a two-month vacation, but families had started packing their bags well in advance, says data from travel companies. Almost four out of 10 summer travel bookings recorded by travel portal Cleartrip for instance, were done about two to four months ago. About 60% leisure […]

Indians fly abroad, stay at plush hotels even on short weekends Hindustan Times

Long weekends traditionally see impromptu trips a drive away from home. In 2015, however, many Indian leisure travellers hopped on flights and booked themselves in plush hotels, both within the country and at nearby foreign destinations, booking patterns observed around long weekends show. “Last year saw travellers choose numerous short-weekend breaks, instead of one-long annual holiday. […]

Gulf airlines in a price war as they compete for market share Gulf News

Dubai: Travellers in the UAE are reaping the benefits from a price war among the major Gulf airlines who are fighting for regional market share. The airlines are increasingly competing head-to-head on many Middle Eastern routes with their hubs only a short distance from each other. The falling oil price has helped cut fares with fuel […]

People today prefer short trips every quarter to a long annual vacation: Samyukth Sridharan Business Standard (The Strategist)

are more discerning now than they have ever been. With the proliferation of technology and smartphone-driven convenience, they have been exposed to the best online/mobile experiences available globally and are now expecting the same cutting-edge experience in their interactions. Some things have not changed, however: the expectation that the pricing is transparent and honest, that […]

#Outlook16: What Indian online travel companies plan to do in 2016 Medianama

What were the top developments for the sector in 2015? How has the sector changed since 2014? – Travelers have started to prefer unbundled itineraries more than pre-fixed, boxed itineraries. – Localization is a key ask from travelers who are looking to indulge in more in-city local activities. – Online hotel adoption has seen a considerable […]