While Oyo B is targeted at corporate travelers, Oyo B Direct is aimed at independent corporate travelers, small-scale business travelers and SMEs.
Hotel booking start-up Oyo Hotels and Homes, which has grown into India’s leading hotel chain in just five years, has over 6,000 corporates booking hotel rooms with them every month under its corporate business solution — Oyo B. The SoftBank-backed start-up has now come up with Oyo B Direct to cater specifically to the needs of independent corporate travelers, small-scale business travelers, who do not often have dedicated resources to manage company travel.
In an interview with Livemint, Oyo’s spokesperson and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Anil Goel said the start-up’s new offering had a simplified process of generating a GST invoice for hotel bookings and also made it easy for employees to claim travel reimbursements from their office. However, not all hotels in Oyo’s inventory are available for corporate travelers.
Edited excerpts of an interview with OYO CTO Anil Goel:
What are the major benefits for a corporate house to enroll in OYO B and OYO B Direct?
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