BANGALORE, January 21st 2013 – Wego, the leading travel metasearch site in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, today announced a partnership with India’s premier digital commerce platform, Sulekha.com.
Over 20 million monthly users of Sulekha can now save time and money online with access to Wego’s comprehensive metasearch facility integrated within http://travel.sulekha.com to search for flights and hotels directly on the site. The new platform affords users the opportunity to compare and book over 600 airlines, including low cost carriers, as well as more than 350,000 hotels and resorts.
Mr. Param Parameswaran, Chairman of Sulekha.com, explained,
“To cater to an increased interest among our customers for travel requirements, Sulekha.com launched a new and improved Travel section on the site. Hence, it was a natural move for us to partner with Wego, a leading travel metasearch engine, to provide price comparison option for flight ticket and hotel booking. This service is a natural extension of our extensive network of classified listing. Our users will get a huge benefit from this alliance.”
“We are delighted to be working with Sulekha as the leading digital commerce platform in India to help its community of users save time and money shopping for travel online,”
added Jackson Fernandez, General Manager of Wego India.
“Wego instantly compares over 700 sites to produce comprehensive search results displaying great deals at the lowest prices, providing Sulekha users with the best travel options on the internet on one simple screen,”
Announcing this first new partnership in 2013, Wego continues with its expansion plan in India, which has seen the launch of wego.co.in in 11 national languages, including Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and more for unprecedented reach across the country.
Wego powers travel metasearch globally for online giants Yahoo! in Southeast Asia, ninemsn Travel in Australia, YourSingapore.com, Flyklia.com and visitabudhabi.ae and has established partnerships with regional and international travel players such as Agoda, Expedia, Jet Airways and Emirates.
Working in partnership with the majority of travel suppliers in India, Wego, and now Sulekha can ensure the best possible selection of international and domestic travel options in the country.
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Wego.com is APAC and MENA’s leading travel metasearch engine, operating in over 50 markets worldwide and used by millions of travellers to save time, pay less and travel more. The company provides powerful yet simple to use tools that help travellers research trips, compare prices and book travel online. Wego shows users an unbiased and channel neutral view of travel prices, providing users with a choice of booking direct with a hotel or airline, or via an OTA or aggregator site. In Q3-2012 Wego referred in excess of $1.2 Billion in potential bookings to the websites of its travel partners. Wego.com was founded in 2005 by former executives of Yahoo!, InterContinental Hotels Group, Priceline and ZUJI. Shareholders include Tiger Global Management, News Digital Media and OWW Capital Partners. For more information, please visit https://www.wego.com/about
Sulekha.com is India’s leading ‘Digital Marketplace’, a need-based site with a strong focus on LOCAL NEEDS on the Home, Business and Entertainment fronts.
Sulekha.com started in India as a classifieds & local search player in 2006 (instead of Sulekha.com started with blogging in early 2000) and today has a diverse set of offerings – Classifieds, Yellow Pages, Local Search, E-commerce, Blogging and much more. As per the latest comScore ranking, Sulekha.com is the fifth largest Indian Internet site (in terms of visitors). Sulekha.com recently won the award for the Best Multi-Utility Website at IAMAI’s annual India Digital Awards (2011).
Sulekha has 14 offices across India (including Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Chennai) and 3 offices in New York, Toronto and Austin. The corporate office is in Chennai and the company has more than 1,300 employees across India. Sulekha has 1,00,000+ businesses listed and offers services in over 50+ Indian and North American cities. Please visit www.sulekha.com.