Authenticook Joins Booking Booster Programme to Pitch for €500k Grant
Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, received an unprecedented number of applications from global start-ups for its accelerator programme, Booking Booster, in its first year. As an extension of the company’s existing ‘Booking Cares’ programme, an internal company initiative where employees partner with local NGOs on projects that help improve destinations worldwide, the goal of Booking Booster is to support start-ups dedicated to sustainable tourism. Business World speaks to Ameya Deshpande, Co-Founder and Head of Strategy, Business Development & Finance, Authenticook, to provide insights on his venture and how he feels to be selected as the only India-based startup shortlisted for the programme.
06
May
2017
bwdisrupt.businessworld.in
Quality check is our top most priority: Vikas Bhola
Business World speaks to Vikas Bhola, Head for the Indian Sub-Continent (India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal) Booking.com on how ensuring quality control and technology innovation is important to overcome challenges and augment growth.
04
May
2017
bwhotelier.businessworld.in
Travellers give popular holiday destinations a miss, tempt with tour packages to lesser-known locales
Booking.com has identified the top destinations to escape the summer heat. Booking.com has also identified destinations in India and abroad which travellers from Hyderabad prefer to travel.
27
Apr
2017
timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Booking.com Partners Paytm for Promotions
Booking.com has tied up with Alibaba backed payments bank Paytm. Under this partnership, all domestic and international accommodations available on Booking.com will be available on Paytm, with new offers and promotions.
23
Mar
2017
economictimes.indiatimes.com
Four destinations in the world you must take a solo trip to this season
Everyone remembers his/her first-time travel experiences, whether it's travelling for the first time ever, visiting a new destination for the first time, or trying a new experience or staying in a new type of accommodation. Booking.com has conducted global research which also reveals a few international destinations that first-time solo Indian travellers plan to visit in 2017.
16
Mar
2017
indiatoday.intoday.in