Times Internet launches travel portal HappyTrips.com
HappyTrips promises to explore unknown locations, and create fun for consumers wherever they go
Times Internet (TIL), the digital arm of India’s largest media group, The Times of India Group has launched its travel portal HappyTrips.com.
HappyTrips is a platform to help users plan their next trip, discover amazing hotels and restaurants, things to do as well as providing them with fun facts all around the world.
“We are excited to announce the beta launch of our latest venture HappyTrips.com. HappyTrips is special because it feels like a magazine, but is powered by a robust backend data platform, storing millions of related data points. Upfront, the user sees easy-to-navigate cards with curated guides, itineraries and lists to help them find the best of a city they’re exploring,” said Satyan Gajwani, CEO of Times Internet.
HappyTrips intends to be the go- to destination in the travel category with curated travel advice and actionable-and up-to-date information to inspire readers. “Our featured lists and guides help filter through the noise and find the best places to stay, eat, party, or find something to do”, said Puneet Gupt, Business Head of HappyTrips.com
The site covers close to 200 Indian destinations as of now and another 100 destinations around the world. This coverage would be enhanced to cover the most important travel destinations in India and around the world.
TIL is a fully owned subsidiary of the Times of India Group. Whether it is news, shopping, music, information on automobiles and more, TIL provides innumerable choices to the consumers. By far, TIL continues to touch lives globally in various ways.
About Times Internet:
Times Internet (TIL) is the digital venture of India’s largest media house—the Times Group. Since its inception in 1999, TIL has led the internet revolution in India and has emerged as India’s foremost digital entity that engages millions of users globally. Today, it is the largest Indian online group in India, according to comScore, with over 50 million monthly unique visitors and over 1 billion monthly page views. The coverage encompasses portals in news, entertainment, hyper local listings, music, movies, telecom, e-commerce & deals, online advertisement solutions, communities and more.
The key properties include: in the News category, Timesofindia.com, Economictimes.com and Navbharattimes.com. It also has in its stable Gaana.com, the largest Online Music Broadcasting Service in India; BoxTV.com the No.1 video streaming site; Tlabs, an early stage incubation company & Indiatimes Shopping, one of the top 5 e-commerce companies in India and other properties.