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With An Aim To Offer A Convenient Booking Platform, Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Has Tied Up With A Private Chain Of Hotels For Providing Standardised Accommodation To Train Travellers.

PTI | Updated on: 25 Feb 2016, 11:20:26 AM

New Delhi :

With an aim to offer a convenient booking platform, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has tied up with a private chain of hotels for providing standardised accommodation to train travellers.

The tie-up with OYO Rooms offers a hassle-free platform for IRCTC customers to book hotel rooms across 170 cities in the country.

The partnership will facilitate OYO to power the IRCTC hotel-booking page, offering their inventory and promise of standardised amenities to passengers, IRCTC CMD A K Manocha said.

The partnership symbolises the growing leverage of synergy between the government and home-grown Indian businesses.

The partnership contributes another chapter to the successful narrative of ‘Make in India’ initiatives and how tech-enabled solutions will power innovation, he said.

IRCTC-OYO Rooms will offer nearly 45,000 hotel rooms. The IRCTC portal witnesses 5 to 5.5 lakh bookings per day on an average.

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First Published : 25 Feb 2016, 11:18:00 AM

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