There are more than 30 online travel companies in India except airlines and other hotel sites. Few of them specialize in a particular field. For the benefit of all India visitors arriving from around the world, the top 10 places you can book your tour of India are under –
Makemytrip.com – MakeMyTrip, India's # 1 travel website, founded and promoted by Mr. Deep Clara, is the country's leading website for all travel related products and services. They offer airline tickets, hotel reservations, car rentals, vacation destinations, and even train reservations now on their website. Makemytrip is aiming for the US / Canada market, the Indian market and recently they have also started in the Makemytrip UAE. They subscribed to the over-subscription and raised about $ 800 million. Their offices are located outside Gurgaon in India and employ over 700 employees. Their code specialty is planning and booking holidays, including incoming passengers. It is estimated that they sell more than 8000 tickets per day.
balance – Balance is known as the second best OTA travel site in the country. This was promoted by Drube Sherringi along with several other friends who served with eBookers prior to this venture. The remainder was funded by some of the top Indian reliance groups, TV Group 18 and NVP, and recently received funding from Intel. They specialize in domestic flights. They are also located in Gurgaon, India and employ over 600 people. They also book car rentals, hotels, holidays and train reservations. Currently, they are expected to sell over 5000 tickets per day.
Cleartrip – Cleartrip was a new entrant in the Indian market about three years ago and they are known for their technology. As the name says, their technology is very clear and even on their homepage you see no banners and popups. They were the first OTA to integrate with the India Rail Booking System called IRCTC. They are based in Mumbai and have a smaller team compared to McMetrip or Balance.
Expedia India – Expedia has recently entered the Indian travel space and are currently focusing on their hotel business. They will not yet incorporate LCCs (Carrers Low Cost) like GoAir, GoIndigo, JetLite, Kingfisher Red etc into their portfolio. But it is certain that in a year they will lead the Indian market.
Travelocity India Travelocity is again a new factor in the Indian market and they are advancing rapidly. They bought another OTA hotel called Travelguru recently. They are ruled from Singapore.