PickYourTrail was founded by Hari Ganapathy and Srinath Shankar in the year 2014. The travel tech startup allows travelers to plan, customize their international travels, and book multi-country vacations online as per their interests. The trend of planning trips online is on the rise, and a large number of people are in favor of the practice. PickYourTrail claims to have served more than ten thousand travelers, who have planned trips to over 200 cities. With a persistent focus on customer satisfaction and immeasurable experience of the new investors, Pickyourtrail believes that it can change the way people plan and book vacations in a very short time span.
By raising funds worth $3 million in Series A round led by Shyam Sekhar, founder of financial consultancy iThought, and Kumar Vembu, Co-founder of PoS system solutions company GoFrugal. Additionally, customer solutions firm Freshwork’s Co-founder Girish Mathrubootham and Software company Entrust’s CIO Rajagopal Subramanian also took part in the funding round. Most importantly, Pickyourtrail will make use of the funds to make its tech team bigger and scale the tech platform in the best way possible. Besides that, the company will also focus on building brand awareness.
What Makes It Different?
PickYourTrail is giving a fresh and new meaning to international vacations. It is making holidays the way they should be – personalized, stress-free and enjoyable at the same time.
As far as 2018 is concerned, Pickyourtrail claims to have generated a revenue of $9.5 million in total. In fact, the company has been making good profits every single month in the last five years except one. Moreover, Pickyourtrail has a huge runaway to achieving scale; it strives to create customer delights and fulfill tangible aspirations. Last but not least, Pickyourtrail has ninety-four members in total. The travel tech startup aims to expand the team to 150 by May 2019 and around 200 by the end of 2019.
The Road Map
Those who want to plan their holidays according to their individual preferences, a travel tech startup like Pickyourtrail can be the best option for them. PickYourTrail travelers make personalized trips and itineraries based on their interests. Other than that, Pickyourtrail also has an application which can be useful while traveling. It comes with live trip support for discovering places and resources around.
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