Online travel planning startup TripHobo has partnered with Asia Pacific startup community Amadeus Next to develop and pilot an end-to-end travel planner. Amadeus Next is led by Amadeus, a venture capitalist firm in the travel technology space. “With Amadeus, TripHobo is aiming at becoming an online dynamic holiday packaging solution for travellers,” Saket Newaskar, co-founder and chief technology officer of Triphobo, told PTI.
With the partnership, TripHobo will aim to integrate advanced flight search solutions for its users. It has tied-up with Expedia, Zomato, Skyscanner and Booking.Com to offer services to its users so far.
Newaskar added that the TripHobo generated 100,000 itineraries every month and is growing at a rate of 25 per cent per month. “We currently offer information about 14,000 cities and expect to reach 55,000 cities in the next year. We are also actively scouting for partners in the home-stays segment,” he added. The company has 70 employees and is looking to hire more this year.
TripHobo raised $450,000 in angel funds and has raised $4 million from Kalaari Capital till now.
Musafir Namah Bureau