Flipkart enters hotel bookings, aims to take on MakeMyTrip, Paytm Travel, others

Flipkart will also roll out a bevy of easy EMI options and budget-friendly travel and booking policies to attract customers ahead of the festive season.  (Photo: Reuters)

Homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart has forayed into the increasingly competitive online hotel bookings segment, more than a year after it acquired online travel aggregator (OTA) Cleartrip in a distress sale. The Walmart-owned company has launched ‘Flipkart Hotels’, an offering that will allow travelers to make bookings across 300,000 domestic and international hotel properties. This is … Read more

Flipkart ventures into hotel-booking business- The New Indian Express

Flipkart ventures into hotel-booking business- The New Indian Express

By Express News Service BENGALURU: Ahead of the festive season, Walmart-backed ecommerce firm Flipkart on Tuesday launched its new hotel-booking feature, Flipkart Hotels. This comes more than a year after Flipkart’s acquisition of travel booking portal Cleartrip. Flipkart said customers can book hotel rooms across 3 lakh domestic and international hotels. Backed by Cleartrip’s API … Read more