Atom technologies and MakeMyTrip team on mobile phone-based travel booking

Source: atom technologies

Atom technologies, a leading provider of m-Commerce solutions has partnered with MakeMyTrip, India's leading online travel company to provide Travel Booking & ticketing over the mobile phones.

atom's mobile application will now enable users to search, book, pay and even receive their tickets on their mobile phones at no additional cost.

Customers only need to open atom application on their mobile phone using GPRS. The instructional menu appears on the screen allowing customers to search, book and pay for their flight tickets. The entire transaction is completed on the mobile phone and an instant receipt is displayed for successful transaction. PNR/E-ticket is also sent through sms & email to the users.

Commenting on this initiative, Dewang Neralla, Director, atom technologies, said, "We are delighted to have partnered with MakeMyTrip for enabling customers transact over atom mobile application. I am confident that atom's solution will empower the customers of MakeMyTrip and atom with a more relaxed and flexible travel booking experience."

Speaking about the offering, Mr. Sachin Bhatia, Co-Founder MakeMyTrip, said, "This launch in partnership with atom offers a true MCommerce platform for travellers & atom subscribers in India. We are delighted to extend our mobile booking facility to atom subscribers."

MakeMyTrip would soon roll down this service for their other range of products like Holiday Packages, Hotels, Domestic Bus booking & Private Car and Taxi Rentals.

atom mobile application is a Simple, Secure, and Safe way to make payments using mobile phones. It allows customers to avail multiple services and buy multiple products on a common platform.

All a customer requires is a Java MIDP 2.0 enabled phone to install the atom application to avail the services offered by the mobile application platform. Once the atom application is downloaded on the customer's phone s/he can add upto 16 credits / debit / prepaid cards his / her phone. All transactions made using these cards are authorized by a PIN and encrypted 'end-to-end', which means that the data is completely protected while it is relayed from the customer to the bank server and back.

atom's mobile application is convenient and easy to use, can be downloaded through multiple channels like SMS , WAP link , atom / merchant website etc., one just needs to have basic GPRS activated on phone.
End user benefits : -
• Search & book flights on MakeMyTrip wherever you are - get your e-ticket & PNR instantly through SMS & email.
• Works on all GPRS enabled handsets
• Safe - credit card details to be registered only once on atom platform
• 4-digit secured PIN required for subsequent transactions
• Easy & fast menu-driven processes, step-by-step guide
• Instant booking of air tickets - receipt delivery by SMS & email
• No additional charge or hidden costs

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