Goibibo.com, India’s largest hotels and accommodation aggregator has been named as the ET Best Tech Travel Brand 2015. This initiative by ‘The Economic Times’ recognizes Goibibo for its significant industry innovations and technological acumen across the online travel and tech space. The awards were based on a survey conducted by MRSS and The Economic Times across 268 tech brands by taking feedback from almost 2500 people across eight selected cities, with an objective to recognize the best service providing companies.
Goibibo is the number one mobile app under the travel category on Android Store. The brand has been driving various technology innovations on its mobile app such as ‘Go time’: Fastest booking time, ‘GoCash’: Goibibo wallet, ‘Go Reviews’: User generated photo reviews by travelers, ‘GoStays’: Largest selection of hotels including budget accommodation, launch of ‘Flights + hotels’ on mobile: an industry first which enable users to book “flights + hotels” in a single cart across android and iOS platform.
Says Ashish Kashyap, Founder & CEO, Ibibo Group, “Goibibo’s core focus is to deliver the fastest and most reliable travel booking experience backed by creation of a two sided platform with strong network effects. We have been developing mobile first features. This has enabled us to become the biggest hotels platform and at the same time number one mobile app in our category.”