BANGALORE, India, November 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Travel tech startup Bag2Bag has relaunched its website on November 2, 2022 with a plethora of services targeting customers’ specific hosting needs. This event took place at the company’s office located in Bengaluru and was graced with the presence of media dignitaries, social media influencers, industry experts and company employees.
Embedded in August 2019the company now provides its services in over 100 cities with over 4000 properties across this incredible India. The company initially targeted at short stays with its pay-as-you-go model helping users book hotels online on an hourly basis serving as a bargain for frequent business travelers, medical travelers, layovers or transits, student travellers, couples and many others as these people get their needs without pinching their pockets. Today, the company is diversifying with the start of extended stays focusing largely on host families, service apartments, and hostels creating memorable experiences. Keeping in mind the changing needs of users for longer stays, the new website displays negotiated prices on a weekly stay and a monthly stay that are heavily discounted from daily prices.
With the relaunch of this website, the company is actively working to market first concept of adding f&b choices with stay in its websites that will allow guests to browse the food and beverage menu of the hotel of their choice to select the delicacies they wish to indulge upon arrival. This add-on is currently only available for a few properties, but will soon be available for more locations and accommodations. The website aims to enable its users to explore fun activities, adventure spots, local foods, and more. nearby, as well as booking their stay based on nearby activities they want to enjoy in the near future to make family visits hassle-free. and delicious. The company is working hard to bring out the true hospitality experience for users through its web and mobile apps. The experience section on the website will be dedicated to the same.
The company received a seed investment in December 2021 and has made remarkable progress since. The founder and CEO of the company Alok Mishra have shared his thoughts on the way forward: “We have seen remarkable growth in our short stay segment targeting hourly paid bookings, and the extended stay segment which has now evolved with the recent addition of hotels , homestays and many more. In the near future, we want to focus on creating experiences for our users, especially through homestays in tourist hotspots, hidden gems unexplored from India in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities. This will create a symbiotic relationship providing an earthy rural experience for curious travelers wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of city life while generating a lucrative source of income for homestay owners .”
The ability of the tourism and hospitality industry to rebound from the brutal onslaught of the pandemic has been impressive with India benefiting from significant growth in revenue per room on an annual basis in 2022. There was also an increase in hotel signings compared to the previous year, mainly due to the strong increase in demand. Studies show that online travel booking will grow at a CAGR of over 10% over the next 4-5 years. Alternative accommodation is already expected to be one of the major growing segments and Bag2Bag is ready to step forward by providing services to all of these niche segments.
Bag2Bag is an online accommodation booking platform that helps its users book rooms on an hourly basis from its app at over 4000 properties located in over 100 cities across India. The trading currency of Bag2Bag is ‘To bring an evolution in the online accommodation booking industry by focusing on affordability, flexibility and variety that allows us to create a next generation hotel application.‘ Based in Bengaluru, Karnataka, the company is efficiently managed by its three founders Alok Mishra, Anurag Tiwariand Gaurav Garg with a workforce of more than 30 employees. The company is now venturing into providing alternative accommodation such as homestays, service apartments, etc. and soon local activities, adventure and food from its online platform.
For more information, please visit www.bag2bag.in, download iOS/Android mobile apps and visit our social media pages.
iOS app: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1563969368
Android App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ionicframework.projectx956620