MakeMyTrip launches mobile apps for Android devices and iPhone

Telecom Lead India: Travel company MakeMyTrip has
launched its mobile apps for Android devices and iPhone, and an upgraded HTML
5-based Mobile Site for smartphones.

MakeMyTrip claims that it is the first Indian OTA to
introduce an iPhone app.

These apps are designed to make travel planning easier.

India is amongst the top 5 countries in the world in
mobile search queries, growing at 170 percent year-on-year.

MakeMyTrip became one of the top 5
most-downloaded travel apps in India with only the Blackberry app on

This overwhelming response encouraged us to extend our
product offering to other popular mobile platforms. With this launch, all
smartphone users will now be able to have a seamless experience
with MakeMyTrip through their devices,” said Amit Somani, chief
products officer,

The App allows users to search and book flights.
Passenger details are stored on the device to avoid having to type-in the
details every time and enable any future bookings with just a few taps. The App
provides additional travel-solutions as well – users can view booking
details, make cancellations, request e-tickets and even track refunds.

Mobile transactions made
through MakeMyTrip apps are secure, and supported by Credit Card and
Debit Cards of all major banks as well as NetBanking.

The App provides alerts on updated flight schedules;
users can check the status of a flight with real time flight schedules.

Users receive details on exclusive travel deals and also
get instant personalized deal notifications. Keeping the new age social media
friendly mobile users in mind, the App allows users to share their itineraries
on Facebook and Twitter; thereby enabling them to share instant travel updates.
Going beyond ticketing and planning travel, the application also uses the
device’s GPS capabilities to find nearby restaurants.

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