Travelocity has unveiled its Indian online travel agency website www.travelocity.co.in. (3/20/2007)
The focus on real-time local and international hotel reservations marks a strategic differentiator for Travelocity versus many other online travel agencies (OTAs) in India, according to the company.
"Further, Travelocity India is the only online travel agency with internationally tried-and-tested, robust online reservation and payment technology that has been customised for Indian travellers. This sophisticated technology enables real-time availability search and confirmation of hotel bookings over the internet, and gives travellers access to great value travel deals which have been sourced ´locally´ all around the world," stated a release.
Travelocity India website offers Indian travellers an unprecedented choice of 72,000 hotels, 1,000 cruises and over 4,000 popular sights, tours and activities in the world´s favourite destinations along with destination guides and other travel tools.
Scott Blume, president Travelocity Asia Pacific and Zuji chief executive officer said, "Our team is in place, our site is ready, and we are poised to revolutionise the way hotels are booked in India ."
"Do we think the Indian travelling public is ready to book hotels online - categorically ´yes´. We´ve already processed many bookings from eager travellers showing that Indians are very ready, willing and able to make real-time hotel bookings online with Travelocity India ," said Himanshu Singh, managing director, Travelocity India.