The headline clearly tells the reader what exactly is in store for today and what all information one is going to get by sparing out time in reading out. Our blog post of today revolve around Kayak, travel search engine and at iLikeTravelFood, we are always in search of finding the next place to visit. Just to share with you, earlier I use Cleartrip or MakeMyTrip to book hotels, flight or for local transport.
Kayak, the world’s leading travel search engine has officially announced its entry into the Indian market. The company provides innovative travel tools to help people search, plan and manage their travel. KAYAK helps travelers to get the information they need before they book, and offers tools & features to assist them throughout their trip.
According to Kayak, they operate with more than 40 international sites in 20 languages and powers 1.5 billion queries annually for travel information and displaying results from hundreds of airlines, 9,00,000+ hotels, along with their rental cars, holiday packages, activities and millions of verified reviews.
In India, KAYAK has partnered with the top local online travel service providers, airlines, and hotels for best results from across hundreds of websites. Kayak offers service such as price alerts, price forecasts and free itinerary management with Trips, without going to multiple websites.
KAYAK features were designed to make travel planning and managing trips easier:
- Trips organises and manages your travel itineraries
- Explore helps you find all the places you can go on your budget
- Price Forecast recommends whether to book now or wait so that you can book with confidence
- Price Alert makes sure that you never miss a great deal by sending you customized alerts for your favorite locations, travel dates and more
- Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way flights to save money
Commenting on the launch, Imbert Fung, Director Southeast Asia and India at KAYAK said:
“India is a rapidly growing travel market and has continued its impressive growth over the past several years. In addition, the Indian online travel market has immense potential, with increasing penetration and acceptance across domestic and international markets. We have exciting plans for KAYAK in 2017 and setting up operations here is a fantastic step towards making India one of our core markets. While we have had a presence here for a while and feel we understand the Indian user, we are now greatly enhancing our local presence by setting up country operations with Abhijit Mishra at the helm as the country manager for India.”
He further added:
“Having pioneered the category globally, the onus of simplifying travel for the Indian customer is on category leaders such as KAYAK. Our tools and technology will help Indian travelers search, plan and manage their trips more easily. What sets KAYAKapart from other travel search engines and online travel agencies is the comprehensiveness of our search results and the travel tools we provide. KAYAK prioritizes relevance, accuracy, and speed.”