Digital Payment Platform Paytm has set a goal of doubling its travel ticketing business in the year 2020 with its leading solutions and services, recording a record of more than 100 million air, rail and bus tickets booked in three years. Announcing this in a statement issued here today, company, One97 Communications, said that Paytm started air travel and train ticket booking services through its app and website by introducing travel business in Bangalore in 2016.
In 2018, Paytm registered a three-fold increase in its travel business and sold 3.80 million tickets. In January 2019, the number of visitors to Patyam traveled up to 1.30 million people. The company has been able to meet the needs of customers who have only smartphones.
For this, the company introduced many new features, from which the number of users using this facility for the first time in Tier II and Tier-III cities increased rapidly. The participation of smaller cities in the business of this company is 65 percent. The cities which have booked more tickets on the Paytm platform include Vijayawada, Rajkot, Coimbatore, Nagpur etc.