MakeMyTrip teams up with Travelport to expand content

makemytripIndia’s largest online travel agency, MakeMyTrip, has signed a major new agreement with Travelport.Under the terms of the deal with InterGlobe Technology Quotient (ITQ), Travelport’s Indian distributor, MakeMyTrip will be able to access Travelport’s GDS content, including approximately 400 airlines and ancillary services. These include India’s largest low-cost carrier, IndiGo.

At present, MakeMyTrip receives more than 33 million monthly visits to its desktop and mobile websites, and has 40m monthly users on its mobile app.

“India is a market with enormous growth potential where Travelport, working with our distributor ITQ, has grown in air booking terms by 14% in the first half of 2017 when the GDS air market has grown by 11%,” said Gordon Wilson, Travelport’s president & CEO. “Securing a partnership with the leading online travel agency in the market, with a high growth profile and tremendous track record, gives even further impetus to our plans in the country.

Deep Kalra, founder, chairman & group CEO of MakeMyTrip, commented; “This is an exciting time for MakeMyTrip and we are delighted to partner with Travelport and ITQ as part of our growth strategy in the service of the travelling Indian consumer.”

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