Bangalore: Noida based online marketplace for tour packages Travel Triangle has raised $8 million in second round of funding from Bessemer Venture Partners with contribution from existing investor SAIF Partners. The fund will not only be utilized to drive its products but also to expand the set of destinations they offer along with increasing the team size to 500 people. The company had already raised Rs 10 crore from SAIF Partners last year.
Incorporated in 2010 by three IIT graduates- Sankalp Agarwal, Prabhat Gupta and Sanchit Garg, the online travel startup, TravelTriangle is a marketplace for travel agents who can create customized tours packages for travelers at finest prices. The platform allows customers to connect with travel agents and customize the trip according to their preferences and book the plan directly. Today, the company claims to have more than 450 travel agents across 35 plus countries.
Competing with online players like WeAreHolidays, Tripoto and TripHobo the firm also claims to have catered to more than 1.5 lakh travelers in 2 years from more than 20 countries.