Yatra.com wins industry’s most coveted award – CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards for Best Online Travel Agency
November 18, 2011; New Delhi: In a glittering ceremony at The Taj Palace hotel in New Delhi, India’s leading company in the online travel space – Yatra.com, was felicitated as the ‘Best Online Travel Agency’ by the industry’s most prestigious ‘CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards 2011’. The award was presented by Shri Subodh Kant Sahay, Union Minister of Tourism to Mr. Dhruv Shringi, Co-founder and CEO of Yatra.com, for Yatra’s manifold achievements in providing a complete hassle free travel solution to customers thereby creating ‘Happy Travellers’ via their flight, hotel, holidays and rail products.
On this momentous occasion, Mr. Dhruv Shringi, Co-founder and CEO, Yatra.com, said, "This award is a testimony to our team’s dedication in continuously innovating and providing customers with a refreshingly ‘happy hassle free travel’ experience. We are extremely proud that our customers have once again chosen Yatra.com as the best online travel agency, offering complete travelling solutions. With your continued support we endeavor to keep creating happy travellers.”
To determine the deserving winners of the CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards, India’s leading research firm, Nielsen undertook an exhaustive consumer response survey to felicitate the best in the travel and tourism industry, identify India’s travel potential, highlight decision making criteria and gain a deeper understanding of the consumer mindset. The research was conducted across 11 cities with over 1918 respondents across all the adventure, general public and corporate segments.
Yatra.com, for its distinct and innovative service offering has been awarded with numerous accolades. In 2010, Yatra.com grabbed the No.1 position amongst the online travel brands in Brand Equity’s survey of ‘Most Trusted Brands’. Yatra.com also won the ‘Most Preferred Travel Portal Award’ by CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards 2010. In 2008, Yatra.com bagged the award for the 'Best Online Travel Agency' at the Galileo Express Travel World's awards Yatra.com has also been recognized as the 'most used travel website' by Juxt Consult in their India Online Survey 2008, in addition to being the only Indian travel company among the 'Top 100 start ups in Asia' awarded by Red Herring.