February 16, 2022: Leading Indian travel aggregator, Yatra.com, is to set up a Technology Innovation Hub in Kochi – its third after Gurgaon and Bangalore.
The company is already in the process of recruitment and is soliciting job applications on KochiJobs@yatra.com from the people in the software industry who prefer to work in Kochi. Details of the new roles are available at tech.yatra.com webpage
Said Dhruv Shringi, Co-founder and CEO of Yatra Online “We see a positive trend in the travel business and are optimistic about the growth of both domestic and international travel as the world gets used to the new normal.”
The new office will function at the Kochi Infopark.
Sreeja Ramachandran, Senior Director, who will be heading the Kochi Innovation Hub, is planning to add a mix of fresh graduates and experienced software development professionals to the new team. “We are looking at adding 30 members to our team to start with, including Software Engineers, Engineering Managers, Product Managers, QA Automation Engineers etc”, she says. Source: New Indian Express
Yatra.com is an Indian online travel agency and travel search engine. It is based in Gurugram, Haryana. It was founded by Dhruv Shringi, Manish Amin and Sabina Chopra in August 2006. In April 2012, it became the second-largest online travel service in India, with a 30 percent share of the ₹370 billion (US$4.9 billion) market for online travel-related transactions. In June 2021, Yatra collaborated with Oyo Rooms, Airbnb, and EaseMyTrip to form the Confederation of Hospitality, Technology and Tourism Industry (CHATT), an industry body for the tourism sector of India