BANGALORE, May 03,2013 /PRNewswire/ --
redBus.in started 2013 with quite a few goodies for its customers with many state-of-the-art innovations such as "Virtual Bus Stops" and "Live Bus Tracking". Today redBus.in announces partnership with Karnataka State Road Transport (KSRTC) to sell bus tickets online through its website www.redBus.in.
KSRTC is one of the largest Government-owned state road transport corporation in South India. With this partnership, redBus.in customers can book tickets across all luxury buses operated by KSRTC such as Airavat, Rajahamsa etc. There are no additional booking charges and customers can choose the seat of their choice at the time of booking.
Marking the announcement, Phanindra Sama, CEO, Pilani Soft Labs said, "We are excited with this partnership because now redBus.in has complete access across both state owned and private buses of Karnataka. This means we offer most choices to our customers."
KSRTC has 2700 services and covers practically every route across Karnataka. It has a large suite of AC buses such as Airavat, Airavat Bliss, Airavat Superia, Mercedes-Benz Class, Volvo Club Class and Volvo Gold Class. The non-Volvo luxury buses are Rajahamsa Executive Bus, Corona AMBAARI and Corona AMBAARI Sleeper bus.
The Airavat Bliss is a special mention as it comes with onboard pantry, toilet, 60 plus live channels on individual seats and Wi-Fi.
Some of the most popular routes on KSRTC are Bangalore to Chennai, Bangalore to Hyderabad, Bangalore to Tirupathi, Bangalore to Ernakulam and Bangalore to Pune. Customers can also find buses on unique routes like Mangalore-Coimbatore, Mangalore-Kochi, Mangalore-Goa, Mangalore-Hyderabad, Bangalore-Mantralaya, Mysore-Hyderabad, Mysore-Thrissur, Mysore-Kozhikode, Hubli-Hyderabad, Pune-Mysore, Chennai-Udupi, Chennai-Mangalore and Chennai-Mysore.
redBus.in already has partnerships with 3 other state-owned road transport corporations - Rajasthan RTC, Goa RTC and Bihar RTC.
About Pilani Soft Labs Pvt. Ltd.
Pilani Soft Labs (PSL), established in 2006, is a Bangalore-based company. Investors in the company include Seedfund, Inventus Capital and Helion Venture Partners. The company has 26 offices and offers services across 24 states of India.
redBus.in, is the consumer facing bus ticketing company. It is one of the highest transacted websites in the country.
BOSS™, which stands for Bus Operator Software System, is an ERP given to bus operators. Over 800 bus operators in the country use BOSS because of which redBus™ and SeatSeller™ gets real-time access to bus operator's inventory.
SeatSeller™, is an inventory distribution platform to agents. Over 10,000 agents use SeatSeller platform to sell bus tickets.
Through its three products, Pilani Soft Labs has made an significant impact to the bus industry not only for the traveler but has created value for bus operators and bus agents. The once unorganized bus industry has been put into a systematic and organized platform by redBus.in, always strives at enriching the customer experience. Some of the features on the site are User Reviews and Tips that help a customer make an informed choice of the kind of bus they should choose. In the past few months, redBus.in has gone mobile with its Windows and Android app. Now the site also has Virtual bus stops, where a customer can actually see a photograph of the boarding point with accurate GPS coordinates of the boarding point. With a skillful team of analytics and enthusiastic product and marketing team, redBus.in is gearing up for new horizons in the coming months.
Primary Media Contact: LK Gupta, [email protected], 91-8971711888
Secondary Media Contact: Anuradha Miraji, [email protected], 91-9980982055
SOURCE Pilani Soft Labs Pvt Ltd (RedBus.in)