GURGAON, India and NEW YORK, August 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Yatra Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: YTRA,OTCQX: YTROF), India's leading online travel company, has launched a first for the Indian travel industry - a 'Smart Watch Wear App' for Android devices. The app gives users access to the booking flow of flights, hotels, buses, trains, homestays, activities and cabs.
The application is designed to be extremely user-friendly, allowing travelers to process their airline web check-in as well as check real time flight status.
Mr. Dhruv Shringi, Co-Founder and CEO, Yatra commented on the ongoing innovation at Yatra Labs, "With the ever-evolving landscape of technology, the Android smart watch wear app will be an easy-to-use solution for all travelers. Catering to the needs of the modern-day traveler, the app is built to literally help them wear their travel schedule on their sleeve. We believe that this app will help Yatra in reaching out to a wider and more diversified customer base, and are confident that it will be well received by all."
With the goal to be 'India's travel planner', Yatra.com has been providing a 'best in class' customer experience. The smart watch wear app has been exclusively designed to make one's travel experience seamless. The app is currently available on the Android Play store.
The app should help Yatra to further drive growth in its B2C business. A culture of Innovation is now well embedded in Yatra's DNA.
The Smart Watch Wear App resonates well with Yatra's commitment to innovation in the travel landscape and further expands its suite of Industry leading innovations such as Xplore (launched recently), Voice-led search, Booking Chat Bots and UBER app integration.
About Yatra Online, Inc.
We are the second largest online travel agent company in India. Yatra, based in Gurgaon, India, is a one-stop marketplace for all travel-related services. The company provides information, pricing, availability, and booking facility for domestic and international air travel, domestic and international hotel bookings, holiday packages, buses, trains, in city activities, inter-city and point-to-point cabs, homestays and cruises. As a leading consolidator of accommodation options, Yatra provides real-time bookings for more than 65,000 hotels in India and over 500,000 hotels around the world. Through our website, http://www.yatra.com , our mobile application and our other associated platforms, leisure and business travelers can explore, research, compare prices and book a wide range of services catering to their travel needs.
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