Cleartrip to increase its workforce by 400 by December this year; will augment its offerings
Online travel services provider Cleartrip said it is planning to hire 400 persons to take the total headcount to 700 by December 2022. Once done, it will be a three-fold jump from 240 employees in October 2021.
According the statement, the company has increased its workforce strength by 60 per cent in the ongoing quarter. The hiring will be in the arenas of technology, product, growth and emerging business areas.
Speaking on the on the plans, Ayyappan Rajagopal, CEO, Cleartrip, said, “Cleartrip has been witnessing steady recovery as customer confidence, slowly but surely, returns to pre-COVID-19 levels. At this juncture, it is the opportune time to scale up our business, which is understandably recovering slower than other sectors.”
He further said that as the company’s move forward in 2022, one of its key goals this year is to bring more offerings, scale up its existing verticals to bring more digitally-enabled travel experiences for the firm’s customers to boost their confidence while travelling during what has been a difficult time.
The hiring is across popular destinations in India including Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Punjab, it added.