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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Online Travel Portal launches 'Smart Watch Wear' app for Android devices

India's one of leading online travel portal, today announced launch of its 'Smart Watch Wear' app, a first for the Indian travel industry. The app will give users access to the booking flow of flights, hotels, trains, buses, homestays, activities and cabs. The on the go app will also let users to browse ongoing offers on Yatra.

Yatra Wear App
Following a few easy steps, users need to create their profiles and the app will let them view their upcoming trips along with flight details, cab bookings and itinerary. The application is said to be extremely user friendly and will allow travellers to do web check in as well as check real time flight status. Adding to the functionality, it will direct travellers to their hotel/accommodation location via maps.

Commenting on the development, Sharat Dhall, COO (B2C), says, “With the ever evolving landscape of technology, the Android smart watch wear app will be an easy to use solution for all travellers. Catering to the needs of the modern day traveller, the app is built to literally help them wear their travel schedule on their sleeves. We believe that this app will help Yatra in reaching out to a wider and more diversified audience, and are confident that it will be well received by all.”
With the goal to be ‘India ka travel planner’, has been providing a ‘best in class’ customer experience. The smart watch wear app has been exclusively designed to make one’s travel experience seamless.
In another allied development, Yatra is also the first OTA in India to have adopted Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) to offer an engaging and faster mobile web experience.
The move showcases Yatra's focus on technology and willingness to invest in the future. However, it will be interesting to see how many users does the app find for itself as the platform's own AI , Google Now offers similar features, however its only when you have already made a booking. But when you start planning your vacation and you are using Android wear it will be of much more use.


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