Sonu Sood launches rural B2B journey tech platform Journey Union


Bollywood actor Sonu Sood on Friday launched Journey Union, a rural enterprise to enterprise (B2B) journey tech platform to democratise journey providers.

Journey Union members (journey brokers) will work in the direction of serving the journey wants of rural clients at each district, block and gram panchayat degree. With a mission to help, digitally empower and construct a number one journey agent enterprise neighborhood in rural India at zero funding, Journey Union goals to be the biggest rural digital journey providers platform.

On the rural degree, the journey sector has been largely unorganised with no participant specializing in the wants of Indians in tier-2 cities, cities and villages. Journey Union addresses a number of unfulfilled wants of rural journey brokers, small enterprise homeowners and enterprises, known as Journey Union Members, the first one being the absence of travel-tech platforms designed for rural journey on the core.

The platform aggregates all accessible value choices for a specific providing and reveals Journey Union members the bottom costs they will supply their clients. It gives stock, aggressive costs, and state-of-the-art expertise instantly from airways, railways, resorts, journeys, wholesalers and aggregators.

It additionally permits for on-line cancellations and refunds, eliminating the lengthy wait clients normally must endure. Members take pleasure in the advantage of incomes excessive margins because of direct reserving choices accessible with a number of journey service companions.

“Through the lockdowns, I had first-hand expertise of the challenges that rural Indians face in relation to journey in addition to the struggles of small enterprise homeowners. The shortage of tailor-made choices catering to the wants of Bharat and addressing digital wants of rural residents stayed with me. The truth is, presently rural customers don’t have any choice to pre-plan their journey and must run to a number of operators for various sorts of journey wants. I envisioned Journey Union in order that we will take away all obstacles to journey and provides an entrepreneurial alternative to anybody within the nation who needs to begin a profession in journey {industry},” stated Sood on the launch.

The platform is designed as a one-stop store for journey brokers throughout India’s hinterlands supplied by an app and internet portal, making it the primary super-aggregator platform to satisfy the wants of the agricultural buyer. The platform will give entry to all trains working in India by IRCTC, over 500 home and worldwide flights, over 10,000 bus operators and greater than 10 lakh resorts to its members and customers.

Journey Union will increase the earnings and development alternatives for the present journey brokers, supply a further and regular stream of earnings for small enterprise homeowners, present new enterprise alternatives for the aspirational entrepreneur and create a community of dependable Journey Union Members (journey brokers) to help the agricultural customers.

The onboarding of Journey Union Members would require zero funding from them and there’s no recurring value submit onboarding both, decreasing the barrier of entry. Additionally, it affords the bottom IRCTC agent ID buy value. Furthermore, this value will get refunded over a time frame upon profitable transactions making this ID successfully free, which is an industry-first alternative accessible solely to Journey Union members.

“This tremendous aggregator app is the way forward for journey administration, eliminating the necessity for a number of platforms, thus, providing 360° journey options in a single place. It’s the first and solely Indian platform designed to assist rural journey brokers launch a worthwhile and profitable enterprise enterprise,” Sood added.

Journey Union is presently accessible in English and Hindi, and will probably be launched in 11 extra Indian languages. New and upcoming choices on the platform additionally embody home and worldwide vacation packages, visa providers, foreign exchange providers in addition to journey/ baggage equipment.

Journey Union App is offered to obtain on Google Play retailer.

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