Staybazar.com India’s leading online market place for various alternate stay options, announced the expansion to tier 2 and 3 cities and towns across India providing a unique experience for both business, casual & lifestyle travellers by adding new locations at Ujjain, Vadodara, Bhopal, Indore and Rajkot. The company is targeting at 3000 total property listing by end of 2015.
Staybazar differentiates from other online travel marketplaces by going beyond traditional hotels and offering much wider options of stay for the demanding travellers including home stays, service apartments, guest houses, theme stays and resorts etc.
“There is an increasing demand from corporates beyond traditional business hotels when they travel. We are in the process of revolutionizing the way India stays while they travel,” said Mr Prem Kumar, CEO at Staybazar.
Staybazar is already offering 1421 properties across India.
“Presently beyond the large cities alternate stay market is a largely untapped and unorganized sector. Many potential travelers hesitate to travel to the smaller towns in the country and wish for an organized player who can offer secure, cost-effective and amiable stay. Our strength is our unique and detailed process through our virtual offices across the country to pick and choose the best stays for our customers,” Prem Kumar added.
is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Indian domestic travel and tourism market is estimated to be $ 17 billion in 2014
according to a study by Government of India.The market share of online holiday booking in India has been increasing progressively. The industry has been growing at around 20% year-on-year
. While the travel industry was growing at fast pace, the alternate accommodation properties where left behind due lack of visibility. When most alternate stay properties were operating at very low occupancy rates, shortage of hotel rooms in India were driving hotel prices high and forcing travellers to re-schedule their plans. All these factors drove StayBazar to build an online market place for various alternate stay options for individual, family and corporate customers.
is an online market place for various alternate stay options. Staybazar provides a wide range of alternate stay options to its individual, family and corporate customers and the offering ranges from serviced apartments, guest houses, resorts, homestays, theme stays, etc.
Head quartered in Bangalore
with offices in other major metros, Staybazar currently covers 65 cities and towns of India. Staybazar has plans to further enhance its geographies to other Asian markets in year 2015 and thereafter to other international geographies.
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