Now make hotel reservations on the Flipkart app
In 2020, Flipkart launched a service to make flight reservations on its app. Subsequently, in 2021, the Walmart-backed e-commerce giant acquired travel booking company Cleartrip. Today, Flipkart announced the launch of a new hotel booking feature, Flipkart Hotels, on its platform.
Flipkart Hotels will allow customers to book hotel rooms in 3 lakh domestic and international hotels. He will benefit from Cleartrip’s deep understanding of customers and travel industries. Needless to say, Cleartrip’s API will be at the heart of Flipkart Hotels. Along with offering flexible travel and booking policies, Flipkart also aims to provide easy EMI options.
“Available on the Flipkart app, this new offer provides a hassle-free booking experience and fast communication through popular messaging apps. The platform further allows users to enjoy third-party offers on the Flipkart platform. “, he said in a statement.
Flipkart hopes to benefit from the resurgence of the travel sector
“We are excited to launch Flipkart Hotels on the Flipkart app, which will provide access to affordable and convenient hotel stays for customers. Flipkart Flight has been on a path of steady growth in the travel industry since we entered this market. space,” Adarsh Menon, Senior Vice President, Flipkart, said in a statement.
The platform will also allow users to take advantage of third-party offers on the Flipkart platform. The company has also set up a dedicated customer service center to answer users’ questions regarding the hotel reservation service.
Flipkart hopes to make the most of the newfound strength in the travel and tourism industry. He said 2022 has been a great year for the hospitality industry so far with a noticeable increase in demand in both the domestic and international accommodation market. New travel trends like exploring lesser-known destinations, work-outs, long-stays and vacation rentals are becoming mainstream. “These developments provide a boost to the travel industry. Given growth of 70% in the last quarter compared to a CAGR of 60% over the past two years, the next festive quarter should be even more best for the entire travel industry,” Flipkart said.