MakeMyTrip announced an agreement with TripAdvisor to integrate international experiences that Indian travellers can book across 100 overseas markets. Indian travellers looking to discover the world will now have over 250,000 bookable tours and activities from TripAdvisor to choose from when they visit MakeMyTrip’s ‘Experiences and Activities’ section.
Currently live on mobile app, this new offering allows consumers to have greater flexibility and price transparency when making travel decisions across a wide range of activities to enrich their travel. These include traditional sightseeing, food tours, day trips, and other local experiences.
Commenting on the partnership, Deepak Tuli, Chief Business Officer - New Business, MakeMyTrip India said, “Our data shows that there has been a consistent increase in the number of outbound Indian travellers who are willing to spend more on new and differentiated local experiences. With the rollout of international experiences with TripAdvisor on our platform, we are confident that we can now empower Indian travellers with more choices when they travel overseas which they can book online. And, as we take the first international step of our Experiences business, we are excited to partner with TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site.”
Nikhil Ganju, TripAdvisor’s Country Manager of India added, "Great experiences make a vacation truly memorable and TripAdvisor data shows that travellers are increasingly building immersive local experiences into their itineraries. As the world’s largest provider of tours, attractions and experiences, we are glad to partner with MakeMyTrip to help Indians discover the world, whatever your budget, interests or destination.”