OYO Hotels Founder and CEO Ritesh Agarwal said today that the company’s bookings for the year 2021 were the highest among the 90 pandemic weekends since April 2020, with a total of guest bookings in the world. ??110 cr (14.6 min) on weekends.
âWhat a year 2021 has been! For the world, for travel and for OYO. It was so different and yet so familiar. Now that the dust has settled from the biggest weekend of the year, here is some interesting information about OYO’s vacation, “he said in a tweet today.
He also wrote on LinkedIn: âThanks to over a million people who have booked over half a million nights with us this New Years. For all of us at OYO, it has been a busy NY (New Years). . “
Read also : Ritesh Agarwal from OYO shares lessons he learned from last year
In a series of tweets, Agarwal said that 58% of people booked hotels through OYO on the same day for New Years. The percentage of OYO bookings made on the same day for New Years Eve on December 31, 2021 was 58%, he said. was 61% in 2020, 57% in 2019, 63% in 2018 and 55% in 2017, he wrote, adding that it was higher for the entire fiscal year 21 at 69%.
According to Agarwal, OYO developed from the technology platform designed for its hotel and domestic SMEs. âI am amazed at what thousands of OYOpreneurs hv (have) achieved,â he said, adding that in 2015, OYO had footprints in 127 cities and 1,229 storefronts, all in India and 1st in Malaysia. In 2021, OYO Hotels is present in 10,000 cities and 159,000 storefronts, 35 countries. âBuilding products from India to the world,â he said.
Speaking of lessons learned from the past year, Agarwal said: âIn 2021, we have also learned many lessons for a better customer experience. Even with all the love we receive, I have to admit that we have room for improvement. And this year, I am personally determined to make an impact on that front. “
Highlighting the further rise in COVID-19 cases, he said, âLetâs all prepare for what 2022 brings. And while 2020 and 2021 have been hit hard, we’ve seen that we will all take every opportunity to indulge in what we all love – to travel and explore the world around us. “
Never miss a story! Stay connected and informed with Mint. Download our app now !!