It takes three to four years for Accor to build a hotel in India thus investing in an existing successful chain is far and away the best way to quickly gain a strong foothold.
Travelstart is keen to bring consumerisation to the corporate and government sectors.
Cvent has spent the last few years gobbling up innovative companies to round out its gigantic platform for planners, hotels, and corporations.
Yanolja aims to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) as early as next year.
It remains to be seen whether Airbnb and Ctrip can maintain a close relationship with OYO in the long term given their overlap in certain business areas.
Thomas Cook’s airline business wouldn’t be part of the deal.
One big opportunity involves distribution platforms that focus on meeting the needs of consumers from a single demand market.
In December 2018, FabHotels has claimed to have about 10K hotel rooms across 450 franchising hotels in 40 Indian cities and shared plans to double its inventory to 20K rooms in 2019.
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