Airfares soaring: Here’s why

The rise is more acute between major cities and more impact is seen in last-minute fares (less than seven days), said The increase in airfare is due to Boeing 737 groundings and financial crisis at Jet Airways. But the former has a much more limited impact. Trouble in the air Jet Airways founders Naresh […]

Cleartrip becomes the first OTA to ink deal with Wayanad DTPC Deccan Chronicle

The travel solutions provider will promote local tourism to increase higher traffic to the region. Cleartrip has inked a deal with the District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) to list activities managed by Wayanad DTPC on its platform. The travel solutions provider will promote local tourism to increase higher traffic to the region. With this, Cleartrip […]

Cleartrip mulls public float in 2-3 years The Hindu Business Line

Becoming EBITDA positive is our immediate goal, says strategy head, Aditya Agarwal Abhishek Law Mumbai-based online travel and hospitality company, Cleartrip, is planning an IPO in the next two-three years. The immediate focus though is to turn profitable by FY20. According to Aditya Agarwal, Head of Corporate Strategy and M&A, Cleartrip, some verticals of the […]

NDTV HOP visits the office of one of the leading travel organisations of the country NDTV Hop

The interview, profiling Prasad Menon (CHRO), Sudhir Mantena (Director – Products) and Manoj Sharma (CTO), highlights some new product introductions which help Cleartrip customer travel make more informed and confident travel decisions. The interactions also focus on what keeps the Cleartrip tribe passionately working towards solving travel problems like it’s day one. NDTVHOP visits Cleartrip […]

How CFO Of Cleartrip Is Responding To The Digital Wave Express Computer

In an interview with Express Computer, Indroneel Dutt, CFO, Cleartrip, discussed the impact of the digital capabilities on the traditional finance function. Further, he emphasised on building a finance team to complement the emerging technologies and highlighted the key elements of his data-driven digital strategy. How is a CFO reacting to the extensively growing digital? […]

This Valentines I pledge to be committed towards Climate Change Your Story

As apocalyptic photographs of the polar vortex striking across mid-west America unfolded on my computer screen in warm, tropical Bangalore, I shivered in sympathy. I thought of my family in Chicago, and how just days before we were vacationing in the sunny Maldives. The very same island nation that by most accounts is sinking into […]

Tourism and jobs: A better future for all – A Cleartrip article Deccan Herald

Travel and tourism is a high-growth industry that has the potential to create millions of jobs and boost employment prospects. According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), travel and tourism in India supported 41 million jobs in 2017. The industry contributed to 10.4% of the global GDP in 2017 and by 2028 it […]

Weekday not an issue, couples gear up for a short vacation Times Of India

Valentine’s Day falls on a weekday, Thursday, but that’s no bar for couples to get away from it all and bask in the warmth of each other. Balu Ramachandran, head of air and distribution, Cleartrip, told TOI that beaches are trending this Valentine’s week with Goa, Andaman’s and Pondicherry on top of the list popular […]

Jet Airways rejigs ticket distribution, snaps ties with Amadeus The Hindu Business Line

Online travel agents like Cleartrip heavily uses Amadeus’ network distribution, said Balu Ramachandran, Head of Air and Distribution. He said, “It’s a hard stop. We will have to re-align our strategy and get into a technical and commercial relationship with those providers to have Jet Airways’ inventory on our website. This re-alignment will involve investments […]

India’s Cleartrip eyes IPO as it plans Gulf expansion Arabian Business

Cleartrip, the India-based online travel and hospitality major, is looking at coming out with an initial public offer (IPO) in the next 2-3 years, a senior company executive said. The company’s current plan for a major expansion in the Middle East, aimed at achieving its target of mopping up over 50 percent of the total […]

Cleartrip unveils accommodation booking trends in India Business Traveller India

Cleartrip’s latest study titled “Evolution of the Travel Space in India” maps the accommodation booking trends in India, observed in the time period of 2014-2018. Ankit Rastogi, Vice President, Accommodation and Activities, Cleartrip, said, “Through this study, we have garnered interesting insights such as the growing propensity for last minute travel plans amongst as well […]

India-based Cleartrip to ramp up MidEast operations Arabian Business

Cleartrip, the India-based global online travel and hospitality major, has drawn up a major expansion plan for its Middle East operations which would see the company making acquisitions as well as heavy investments for organic growth GCC markets including Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait. The proposed expansion plans will also see Cleartrip, in which Abdullah Alromaih […]

Talent trip: The journey of talent in the tourism industry People Matters

People Matters was in conversation with Cleartrip and other players in the Indian tourism industry to understand how this sector has been evolving over the years and also to gauge how the talent space is shaping the course of the industry. Today being National Tourism Day, here’s a glimpse into policies, processes, challenges and trends […]