Route-planning portal Routofy launched its application for Android platform. The app allows Users to avail its new feature of making instant multi-modal travel bookings. Incorporated with the existing route discovery services, this will enable customers to plan and book a door-to-door journey from the same umbrella, all in a single transaction.
Unlike other Online Travel Agencies (OTA), Routofy doesn’t stop once you make a booking claimed the press release. It accompanies travellers on their journey through its unique travel assistance, which includes facilities such as last-minute cab bookings, web check-in, delay alerts, and so on, giving customers an experience that has not been offered before.
Corporate travellers will be a key customer base and special features have been introduced to cater to these, including compliance assurance of company’s travel policy, 24×7 hotline for instant response, data-based travel insights to promote savings, etc.
Co-founder & CEO of Routofy, Ronak Gupta said, “After reaching 1 million hits on the website last year, we are now launching our app after realizing that making multiple bookings on a mobile is even more painful and time-consuming. We are expecting about 30,000-40,000 downloads of our app in the first quarter. The next step in our expansion will be the launch of train bookings and the iOS version of the app.”
As per the release the platform has already clocked a total sale of 500,000 INR.
Last year, Routofy raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Snapdeal’s founders, Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal. Presently, the team comprises of several IIT alumni who have worked in some major companies such as Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Flipkart, etc