Treebo, a Bangalore based tech-enabled chain of reliable hotels today announced the launch of its operations in Pune and Kolkata. The startup will initially launch one property each in these cities, thereby extending their presence to 52 hotels in 11 cities. With Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad already covered, the company has now established presence in all major metros in India.
Commenting on this expansion, Sidharth Gupta, co-founder of Treebo said, “Expanding into Pune and Kolkata is a significant milestone for us as these are important travel destinations for both business and leisure traveller. They will also act as hubs for us to extend our presence to the tier 2 and tier 3 cities in the western and eastern regions of the country.”
Treebo works with standalone hotels to help them improve their quality standards and capture a higher market share. The company markets these properties under its brand name and has exclusive rights to market the full inventory of the hotel. It uses technology to maintain a constant oversight and control on the quality of service offered by the hotel.
“We have been pioneering a host of new industry initiatives including a mobile app for our operations team to conduct daily quality audits, a crowdsourcing platform to receive independent feedback, a robust ecosystem of service providers for WIFI, breakfast and laundry. These mechanisms help us maintain high quality standards even as we expand rapidly, ” said Gupta.
The company said it will continue its expansion in new and existing territories reaching a network of 10,000 rooms in 20 cities by the end of 2016.