OYO Hotels and Homes announced the launch of OYO B Direct, an extension of its existing corporate solution OYO B. It opens up OYO’s corporate hotel booking solution OYO B to every corporate traveller looking for OYO’s quality-assured accommodation options for business purposes. With this launch, OYO intends to take the world-class OYO B solution directly to the traveller.
Speaking on this new development, Anil Goel, Chief Technology Officer of OYO Hotels & Homes, said, “With OYO B Direct, we bring a more comprehensive set of choices to our corporate customers to create a booking as per their needs. Through these facilities, we aim to make the business travel in India more rewarding and hassle-free.
OYO B is an app-based hotel booking solution for corporates in India. The latest extension is primarily aimed at employees of organisations, where the company is not involved in setting up travel partners and authorises a traveller to make bookings and claim reimbursements as per company policies directly.
However, the traveller is often required to get a GST invoice for reimbursement, which sometimes can be a hassle when dealing directly with hotels. Under OYO B Direct, the traveller just needs to provide the PAN of the organisation once at the time of the registration, and going forward the system automatically gets the correct GSTIN and the billing address for every booking.
With OYO B Direct, customers will be auto-enrolled in OYO B Rewards. Apart from this, the benefits include access to business-friendly properties best suited for corporate travellers; relaxed cancellation, where a customer would not be charged any cancellation fee, except in cases of bulk bookings and peak times and support from OYO premium B2B escalation desk.
Additionally, with a user-friendly interface, the whole process of signing up on OYO B Direct to completing a booking takes less than a minute. The customers need to provide their contact details (Name, phone number and email address) and their company PAN number (required to provide the GST invoices) for getting the process started.