OYO Rooms launched ‘Relationship Mode’ For Unmarried Couples
Most of the couples who are not married are very excited and surprised to read the title only but it’s true OYO Rooms Launched ‘Relationship Mode’ For Unmarried Couples.
This new feature introduced by OYO inorder to attract large number of young and unmarried couples. Each and every hotel in India deny to give rooms to unmarried couples. So keeping in view those aspects OYO Rooms has introduced this feature.
OYO Rooms are backed by Japanese telecom and internet giant SoftBank, and emerged as one of the hottest and most well-funded local startups last year.
According to a rough estimate of OYO, 60% of the 6,000 hotels in 100 cities they have tie-ups with have been found to be couple-friendly. A customer can search for a couple-friendly hotel by logging into their account, clicking on the relationship mode in search preferences and then proceed to searching. They can also search for all the hotels in a city and filter the results by selecting the OYO for Couples option.
This feature has been introduced by keeping some age groups and those age groups are – 35% of whom are between 20 and 30 years and 25% between 30 and 40 years.
OYO Rooms are launched last year and now it is available across 100 cities in India, and 60% of their current inventory qualifies as couple-friendly. OYO has 70,000 rooms in 200 cities and 6,500 partners.OYO has to suffer a huge loss of Rs 351 crore during April-Dec in the financial year 2015. Now it has raised Rs 790 crores from various investors including Softbank, Greenoak Capital, Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture, this might be OYO’s last chance of making things work for themselves.
Some couples in Mumbai were also harassed by the police and detained for no fault of theirs. These companies provide rooms to the unmarried couples but it can not change the thinking of Indian people.
Follow these steps to use ‘Relationship Mode’.
“Relationship Mode” and “Couple-friendly hotels”. You read that right. You can now easily find couple-friendly OYO hotels in a particular city by applying the filter on the app or website, and also by turning on the “relationship mode” feature in your OYO account. This ensures that you do not face pesky interrogation or needless hassle when you arrive at your hotel.
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