Founded by Deep Kalra in 2000, MakeMyTrip is an online travel ecommerce company.
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The company is headquartered in Gurgaon, and the website provides all sorts of ticketing facilities for train, bus, flights, hotel reservation. The company is renowned in India as one of the best online travel companies, and has a top of the mind brand recall due to aggressive advertising and marketing.
In addition to the web portal, the company also operates 65 retail stores in 50 cities across India and it also has its international branches in New York and Sydney. The company has recently made strategic acquisitions to enhance its presence in the South East Asia.
MakeMyTrip’s rise to the top of the travel and ticketing space has been because of its relentless dedication and pursuit for innovation and determination. The company has diversified its product offerings and has managed to stay ahead of the curve by rapidly developing its technology to meet the global consumer demand. In India, MakeMyTrip is the market leader in the online ticketing space with 43% market share. The company also has a major 25% market share in the hotel booking space.
Apart from flight, rail and bus ticketing services, the company provides car hire services on its website as well. The portal also provides hotel booking services in India as well as international bookings. Around 13000 hotels have been indexed in the website and they can be simultaneously compared with each other. Customized and group holiday packages are a specialty of the company. The company has come up with a mobile app and a route planning service also.
MakeMyTrip is the winner of several national awards like “Top 10 Best Company to Work for in India”, Most Favorite Online Tour Operator in 2015, and best travel portal in the year 2014.