OYO entered Nepal hotel market and launches 1st hotel in Kathmandu
Oyo, who offers online hotel booking facility, has entered the Nepalese hospitality market by launching a hotel in Kathmandu. It is the company’s second international market. Earlier, it started operations in the Malaysian market in January 2016.
On this occasion, Ritesh Agrawal, the founder and chief executive officer of the company said, “After successfully entering the Malaysian market, we are pleased to provide standard, barrier less hotel booking services to tourists visiting Nepal.” ‘
Oyo Rooms, which recently offered online hotel booking facility, has partnered with Ola Cabs, a digital payment service of Ola Cabs, a provider of an eBay based taxi service, to offer payment on its platform.
In a release, the company said in a release that under this partnership, Ooyo’s consumers will be able to make payments in one touch using Ola Money for booking hotel rooms.
According to the immigration department of 174803 tourists visiting Nepal in 2016, the highest number of passengers were reported in India. India and Bangladesh are expected to further boost trade and tourism beyond cross border to reopen the border crossing the border, which will extend the link to Nepal and Bhutan.