Bharti Airtel Launches OYO Store on Airtel Thanks App for Seamless Accommodation Booking

Airtel has partnered up with South Asia's biggest hotel chain, OYO to launch an OYO Store on the Airtel Thanks app which will allow easy and affordable stay booking

Highlights
  • The OYO Store will also provide a launch offer with 60% discount till June 15
  • The users can make payments for the booking via Airtel Payments Bank

Bharti Airtel has been betting heavily on its Airtel Thanks application. The Sunil Bharti Mittal led telecom operator launched the revamped Airtel Thanks application for its subscribers with new benefits and more. Even with this, Airtel is not stopping and is continuously introducing new features and integrations for the users. In its latest move, Airtel has partnered up with OYO Hotels and Homes to launch OYO store on the Airtel Thanks application. Using the OYO Store on the Airtel Thanks app, the customers will be able to book and pay for affordable and quality accommodation seamlessly. On the Airtel Thanks (formerly known as My Airtel) app, the subscribers will be able to enjoy various offers and discounts on OYO booking as well.

Booking Accommodations and Stays on Airtel Thanks OYO Store

It is worth noting that OYO Hotels and Homes is South Asia’s largest, China’s 2nd largest, and the world’s 6th largest and fastest-growing chain of leased and franchised hotels and the company has partnered up with Airtel to launch the OYO Store on the Airtel Thanks app. Through the OYO Store, the users of Airtel Thanks app will be able to book quality and affordable accommodations from OYO with ease. As for the payments, the users of the Airtel Thanks app will be able to pay for the rooms and accommodations using Airtel Payments Bank. Users booking the stays through the Airtel Thanks app will have the option of paying the entire amount upfront, or they can also pay Re 1 and then pay the remaining amount later on.

Commenting on this new offering, Burhanuddin Pithawala, Vice President, Conversions, OYO Hotels & Homes, said, “At OYO, our single-minded focus is to make standardized and trusted accommodation offerings at extraordinarily affordable and predictable prices accessible to Indian travellers across the country. With OYO Store, we are taking a step forward in this direction, by expanding our reach to the millions of Airtel Customers and offering them a seamlessly integrated booking experience.”

Also, Varun Das, Vice President – Product, Bharti Airtel said, “As part of #AirtelThanks, we are focusing on giving more value back to our customers. India is getting more mobile every day and we are delighted to partner with OYO to bring quality, affordable accommodations for millions of our customers.”

How Book and Avail Offers on OYO Store

Airtel has also announced that the offers and discounts which are available on the OYO app will also be available on the OYO Store on the Airtel Thanks app as well. Airtel has also added that as part of the launch offer, till June 15, the users can avail 60% discount on OYO bookings via Airtel Payments Banks. To make a booking, users can open Airtel Thanks app and then go to the Airtel Payments Bank section and then they can click on the ‘OYO Hotels’ icon to launch the OYO store and proceed with their booking.

Arpit spends his day closely following the telecom and tech industry. A music connoisseur and a night owl, he also takes a deep interest in the Indian technology start-up scene and spends rest of his time spilling poetry and stories on paper.

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