Ministry of Tourism confers Best Domestic Tour Operator Award to Yatra.com
Yatra.com, India’s leading online travel company has been awarded the second prize in the ‘Domestic Tour Operator’ category of the year 2008-2009 at the National Tourism Awards. This award has been conferred for Yatra.com’s for its business excellence.
Speaking on being awarded, Dhruv Shringi, Co founder & CEO, Yatra.com, said, “I am extremely grateful and humbled to win an award of this magnitude. This is the reflection of our trustworthy customers who continue to show faith in us and our services, Yatra family is greatly encouraged with this conviction. We shall continue to consistently strive, understand and provide services that the customers don’t only need, but deserve from not just a travel portal but a travel specialist.”
The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India presents National Tourism Awards to various segments of the travel and tourism industry every year. These awards are presented to State Governments / Union Territories, classified hotels, heritage hotels, approved travel agents, tour operators and tourist transport operators, individuals and other private organizations in recognition of their performances in their respective fields and also to encourage healthy competition with an endeavor to promote tourism.
Established in August 2006, Yatra.com has grown fast to become India’s leading travel company, serving over 1 million customers. With an employee base of more than 700, Yatra.com believes in providing the best in class services to its customers through its website, 24×7 call centre and 19 Premium Retail Holiday Lounges, spread across the country.
In the past also, Yatra.com has received numerous prestigious awards and recognitions. It has been recognized as the ‘most used travel website’ by Juxt Consult in their India Online Survey 2008. Also, Juxt Consult and Phocus Wright has declared Yatra to have the ‘best brand recall’ in the travel segment and the ‘most user friendly website’ according to their recent studies conducted. Yatra.com has also been awarded for ‘Excellence’ in August-07 by TTF-OTM (India’s biggest travel show). It has also won ‘Best online travel agency’ Award for the Year 2008 By Galileo Express Travel World.