IRCTC renews contract with Yatra.com to offer train bookings

4th Jan 2010
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Book a train ticket with Yatra.com and get Rs. 1000 off on your hotel stay

New Delhi, January 4, 2010: Yatra.com, India’s leading online travel company today announced the extension of their strategic relationship with IRCTC by renewal of its contract to offer train bookings on its travel portal. IRCTC, the fastest growing ecommerce website in Asia pacific has extended their agreement with Yatra.com because of its proven track record and number of bulk bookings that have happened in their alliance thus far.

In keeping with its innovative spirit, Yatra.com has also rolled out yet another exciting and unique scheme for their customers making their rail travel bookings on the website. Under this offer, a customer can avail a discount of Rs. 1000 on any domestic hotel of his or her choice just by booking his rail travel on Yatra.com.

Speaking on the contract renewal and new offer, Dhruv Shringi, Co Founder and CEO, Yatra.com, said, “Travel by Indian Railways is the single largest and most economical mode of public transport in India, with over 1.2 million travelers booking and travelling through 7,000 passenger trains daily. With this number growing phenomenally every year, it was essential to meet the demands of our customers and continue providing them with the option to travel by trains. At Yatra.com we always aim for high customer satisfaction our constant efforts are towards introducing maximum unique offers which add more value to our products and services.”

The key highlight is Yatra’s best-in-class booking experience that uses most advanced technology and offers customers quick & easy navigation. Under this service, users can view all available trains, timings, fares and seat availability for 5 days on a single screen, in addition to being able to book and cancel online. Tatkal bookings and senior citizen quotas too are available for booking.


Along with easing the booking process for customers, Yatra.com through its retail arm, Yatra Holiday Lounges, develops ideas for customers who would like to personalize and customize their travel. These holiday lounges allow customers to book a holiday best suited to their needs in consultation with a Yatra Travel Expert. Currently, Yatra.com, has eleven premium Lounges spanning across the country, located in Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon (Delhi NCR), Noida (Delhi NCR), Chennai, Chandigarh, , Ludhiana, & Pune.

About Yatra.com

Yatra.com, rated as India’s No. 1 travel website by Juxt Consult - India Online Survey 2008 is a one-stop-shop for all travel needs. From air tickets to hotel rooms to holiday packages to car rentals, yatra.com has everything to service today's traveler. With yatra.com, you can book air tickets over the internet, through their 24x7 customer care centre, Yatra.com Holiday Lounges or by simply using your mobile phone. Yatra.com gives you an access to the best travel deals across a myriad of national and international destinations. It is one of the largest consolidators of hotels in India. Yatra.com provides reservation for 4,000 hotels across 300 destinations in India. Yatra also has international tie-ups with all the major international airlines and provides real time access to over 90,000 hotels across the world. All products at yatra.com come with a best price guarantee and an assurance of instant bookings. Currently yatra.com is doing average revenue of Rs 80 crores a month and a volume of more than 6,500 air tickets and 300+ hotel room nights per day.

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