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Festival Extravaganza From Travelguru
Hotel bookings from Rs. 236 onwards --valid from October – December '07

Mumbai, October 10, 2007: Travelguru - India's largest hotel network, launched an exciting festival travel extravaganza operational from October 10 till December 31, 2007. The extravaganza entitles the traveler to do bookings to interesting holiday destinations across India at unbelievable rates specially tailored for the upcoming festive season. In the western region , hotel rooms are available for as low as Rs. 236, in the south, for Rs. 225, in the north, for Rs. 353 and Rs.371 for certain eastern destinations. Travelguru offers properties ranging from luxurious villas, 1-5 star hotels, serviced apartments, to resorts and a lot more.

Coupled with the festive offer is the bonus offer of the up to 50% cash back offer which is applicable to all Visa cardholders on hotels, holidays and flight bookings. This will result in a larger benefit to prospective travelers booking through Travelguru.

Commenting on the latest offer, Mr. Hari V. Krishnan, Vice President, Product & Marketing, Travelguru said, “We at Travelguru recognize that this festive season more Indians would like to travel. As India’s largest Hotel Network, we have worked to get the best hotel deals for our customers from over 4000 hotels across India. For instance, in Munnar (Kerala) alone, we offer over 30 properties for instant booking – much more than any one else in the industry. More hotels equal more options for every budget and more value to pass on to the customer. For this Festive Offer, customers get up to 30% off hotel rack rates and we have hotels in all budget categories. What’s more, with our exclusive offer for all Visa card holders, they can get an additional 25% cashback on these already discounted rates.”

Hotel Ka Guru is the most recent consumer interactive initiative from Travelguru that allows the traveler to dial up the Travelguru hotline numbers and speak to a city-specific 'hotel ka guru’, who will serve as a travel reckoner, assisting the traveler on details such as places of interest, entertainment, shopping ideas…all of which will make for a rewarding and enjoyable travel experience. Here is how it operates: For example, if one is a first-time traveler to Kerala and is seeking details on the best city, area or property to book a hotel stay, Travelguru’s 'Kerala Ka Guru’ will provide details on hotels, neighborhoods, local activities, entertainment spots, eateries, must-see places, and the like.

Travelers planning holidays for self, families or groups, would do well to cash in on these irresistible festival offers from Travelguru.

About Travelguru
Travelguru - India’s largest hotel network - offers access to over 4000 hotels in India and over 72,000 hotels worldwide. It offers travelers the opportunity to plan and purchase their travel in a transparent, easy and customizable manner. Instant bookings and confirmations are some of the unique features of the travel portal. Strategic partnerships and deep supplier relationships give Travelguru the edge as an aggregator of travel services. Sorting hotels by user reviews and several other criteria are some of the distinctive value-added services at Travelguru. Backed by next generation real-time metasearch technology, and a reservation center of skilled, well-trained travel professionals, Travelguru facilitates a wide range of travel options and recommendations for domestic as well as international travelers. The Travelguru hotel advisors guide you to the most convenient place to stay including rates, amenities, landmarks and so on across India. It promotes properties from budget to luxury, single room to serviced apartment, business accommodation to leisure houseboat. Recently, Travelguru has been awarded the prestigious JuxtConsult Award 2007 for being the ‘Best Practice Website’ in user–friendliness. The senior management team brings significant experience from diverse fields such as hospitality, travel, e-commerce, retail and banking. With sizable investments from blue-chip investors Sequoia Capital India and Battery Ventures, Travelguru is set to redefine the way India travels. Travelguru can be found on the World Wide Web at or can be reached by calling the company’s reservation center, +91 - 22 - 4275 4878 (standard charges apply).