Expedia, with localised sites for 22 countries is a world leader in Online travel. In a recent development, Expedia has partnered with the Indian bus ticketing giant redBus. redBus recently crossed the 1 crore ticket sales mark in India [watch the video interview with redBus CEO Phanindra Sama] and this is another milestone in the journey of redBus.
redBus.in will power bus ticket booking functionality on expedia.co.in. Now Expedia customers will be able to benefit from powerful functionalities and deep knowledge about bus travel market that redBus.in offers. Talking about this momentous partnership, Phanindra Sama said, “This is a great occasion for us. Partnering with someone like Expedia is a huge testimonial for redBus. We’re really buoyant about this development and it gives us another boost of confidence going forward”. This is also the first time that Expedia has included a third party logo on their page.
Expedia features more than 75,000 hotels, and more than 3,000 exciting holiday activities and attractions from across the world and has just launched the new features, ‘Bus’ and ‘Weekend Getaways’. With this partnership, Expedia gets access to bus seat inventory across more than 180,000 bus services which are operated by 900 operators across the country.
Find more about it here.
[Tip off: Alok Soni]