basic info Years Old
BangaloreHospitality & Tourism
201-500 EmployeesPrivate company

HolidayIQ impact

Hotels available
Destinations available
Attractions available
Happy Travellers
Partnerships with leading online travel agencies
20million $
Funding raised till date

about HolidayIQ is India’s first & largest holiday information portal powered by our thriving Indian traveller community & experts; enabling travellers to discover, plan holidays and share holiday experiences. gives you highly customised, rich information and insights on places, hotels, sightseeing and transport made uniquely relevant for you through what we call the science of holidays. It’s not rocket science but close enough!! credits:


Helping Indian travellers plan holidays and share their travel experiences. credits:

HolidayIQ story

India Resorts Survey, the previous avatar of started operations. credits:
GOA CAMPAIGN launched a first of its kind initiative titled "Goa to the power of HolidaylQ". The aim of this initiative was to improve the traveller experience in Goa. Key hotels of Goa were given a customized tablet called hiq!PAD that was preloaded with a cutting edge application that enables guests at the hotel to share reviews about their stay. credits:
The company received $5 Million funding from Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management. credits:
HolidayIQ has about 5 Million visitors and 50,000 reviews a month are being added. credits:
HolidayIQ launched the country’s first offline mobile application (app) for travellers. credits:
HolidayIQ has announced the acquisition of the travel mobile development team from SourceN, a mobile development firm based out of Silicon Valley, USA and Bengaluru, India. credits:
The company received funding of $15 Million from credits:

HolidayIQ products & services

Discover India

2000+ popular and offbeat destinations across India for you to plan holiday. Explore offbeat activities and holiday across India. credits:

HolidayIQ team

Founder & CEO

Hari Nair

Past: Partner & Executive Director-KPMG,India, Executive Director-Feedback Ventures, Senior Consultant-Ernst & Young Consulting, Consultant-Price Waterhouse ConsultingEducation : BCom-Delhi University, CA-ICAILocation: Bengaluru
Chief Technology Officer

Satyendra K Dwivedi

Past: Consulting-Entrepreneur, Vice President-Just4kids Services Private Limited, Founding Partner-ProClass Service SolutionsEducation : BTech-IIT Kanpur, EPGPM-IIM BangaloreLocation: Bengaluru
Senior Vice President-Business

Vijay Anand MV

Past: Vice, Program Management-Trilogy, Head-HDFC Bank, Manager-Coca Cola IndiaEducation : MBA-MK University, PGPM-IIM BangaloreLocation: Bengaluru
Head- Strategic Partnerships

Abhishek Tripathi

Past: Assistant, SR. CSA-Jet Airways, Second Assistant Manager-Mcdonalds India,Education : Bsc-IHM Kolkata, PGCIB-ASIA INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SINGAPORE, MBA-Christ UniversityLocation: Bengaluru

Santosh Rao

Past: Head-ebay, Product Manager-ebay, Founder Director-Vrixx Education Solutions Pvt Ltd, Senior Analysis Leader-InfosysEducation : BE-Adichunchangiri Institute of Technology, PGDM-IIM CalcuttaLocation: Bengaluru
Vice President-Mobile and Internet

Manish Singh

Past: Product, Co-Founder-CAT India Online, Product Manager-Freshers world, Co-Founder-Gazoi Store, Software Engineer-IDS SoftwareEducation : BTech-IIT KanpurLocation: Bengaluru

HolidayIQ office photos

HolidayIQ Office Photos

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HolidayIQ office locations

Bengaluru Office, #3796, 7th Main, HAL 2nd Stage
Karnataka 560008
080 4115 3595

HolidayIQ amusing facts

In addition to being a travel information portal, the company also creates products for hoteliers and travel agents in India. credits:
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      In addition to being a travel information portal, the company also creates products for hoteliers and travel agents in India. credits:
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      It connects travellers to its travel partners and follows the 'cost per search' business model to earn revenue. credits:
    3. 3 merged with the Singapore-based travel search company, Wego, in 2010. However, the companies de-merged in 2013. Wego was going through a bit of a problem in India and airlines no longer willing to share fees with online travel agents. credits:
    4. 4 won 2014 "Red Herring Asia:Top 100 Winners". credits:
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      Hari Nair(Founder) started a small blog called India Resort Survey; a portal that allowed users to log information about the accommodation they stayed at, in a location they had visited. credits:
    6. 6 reports over 50,000 reviews a month. credits:
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      MakeMyTrip has signed an agreement for the acquisition of a minority stake and picked up around 28 percent stake in HolidayIQ for USD 15 million. credits:
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      As per the reports in June 2015, HolidayIQ has over a million holiday reviews from Indian travellers. credits:
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      With over 4.5 million visitors, 18 million page views, 75000 bookings originating on the site every month, HolidayIQ assists over 200,000 travellers. credits:

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