HolidayIQ Secures $15mn In Series B From Makemytrip

The $15mn funding will mainly be used to further strengthen its capabilities on Content, Mobile and Product. Currently, HolidayIQ has over a million holiday reviews from Indian travellers which is expected to increase multi-fold over the next two years. HolidayIQ had raised series A before from Tiger Global and Accel Partners.

IRCTC Ties Up With KFC To Deliver Finger Licking Good Meals On Trains

KFC will deliver meals on 12 trains passing through the New Delhi railway station. IRCTC had earlier partnered with pizza chain Domino’s to offer a similar service. The service will be expanded to trains passing through Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru in 10 days. Passengers can prebook meals by logging into IRCTC E-catering website.

IRCTC Train PNR Predictor, ConfirmTkt Secures Angel Funding

ConfirmTKT is an IRCTC train PNR predictor which is backed by a unique and efficient algorithm which predicts your IRCTC PNR in seconds based on historical trends.It also assists you in deciding whether to book or not if the train is in waitlist.

Travel Startup, Guiddoo Raises Seed Funding from Angel Investors

We want to make it easier for a traveler to not only plan the trip but maximize his time during the trip by having all information at his fingertips. The funding will help us create curated content for the top 25 inbound destinations globally and build a solution for India specifically, which will be available in multiple Indian languages.

Uber, Ola and TaxiForSure Still Cannot Operate Legally In Delhi

The Delhi Government has rejected all three applications for registration under the modified Radio Taxi Scheme 2006. The rejection was based on the grounds of their failure to declare that they were complying with a Home Ministry-imposed ban on their services last year. The news follows yet another case of a woman allegedly being molested by an Uber driver in Delhi.

Now Book A Ride On TaxiForSure With A Single Tap And Pay Via Paytm

The company claims it has reduced the time it takes to book a cab on its apps from 15 seconds to 10 seconds with the single tap feature. Further, customers will be able to pay for rides through Paytm’s digital wallet, in which case the bill amount will be deducted directly from their wallets at the end of a trip. The new in-app features will be rolled out across Android, Firefox OS, iOS and Windows Phone platforms.

On-Demand Travel Service Platform Jugnoo Raises $1M From Rakesh Mathur & Others

The on-demand travel service platform, Jugnoo which connects drivers with passengers has raised US $1 Million in funds from investors including actress Saumya Tandon and Rakesh Mathur, the CEO of Flywheel and Founder of Junglee. The funds raised will be used for launched will utilized to launch Jugnoo services in six tier II cities like Ahmedabad, Surat, Pune, Lucknow, Indore and Kanpur during the next 6 months.

Uber Launches Inter-City Taxi Service Between Mumbai & Pune

The service is being dubbed UberINTERCITY and will cost riders Rs 3,999 inclusive of taxes and tolls. The service is being offered for a limited period of time, and the company will also allow riders to split the fare, a great option for friends sharing a ride. Shaliesh Salwani, Mumbai GM of Uber announced the tests for UberINTERCITY and said that the service was an India specific one, based on consumer and driver demands.