Why online travel in Indonesia is different

July 19, 2013
, by wego admin

As Wego plots significant expansion in Asia, the $36m funded company highlights just how different the Indonesian travel industry is to other markets in the region.

Indonesian travellers prefer to pay via bank transfer, experts say rate parity is a myth among hotels and it’s the country where BlackBerry still leads (mobile marketing strategy, anyone?)

In Indonesia, Wego has built local partnerships with travel portals like – Tiket.comTicktab.comPegiPegi.comHoterip.comTiket2.comGonla.com (soon), as well as international hotel chains like Swiss Belhotel, and the country’s premium but budget carrier Malindo Air (owned by Lion Air).

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