Travel aggregator platform Booking Holdings to open a new technology centre in Bengaluru
- The new centre will serve as a hub for its finance system and software development and will also enable collaboration opportunities across fintech and other key functions.
- It will also create job opportunities in fintech, IT and other departments.
- With the world returning to normalcy and people beginning to travel again, the new centre will support
Booking Holdings’ growth.
AdvertisementOnline travel services platform Booking Holdings on Thursday said that it will be opening a new centre of excellence in
The travel company has six primary brands: Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, Rentalcars.com, KAYAK and OpenTable.
The centre will create job opportunities in fintech, IT and other functions - including roles in infrastructure engineering and architecture, software and financial systems development, the company said in a statement.
“Bengaluru is home to a large, highly skilled and diverse talent pool, with a flourishing reputation for technology and finance, which makes this a great place to open our second centre of excellence,” said
He further added, “Those who work in this centre will play an important, collaborative and exciting role in supporting the company’s growing fintech capabilities, and leveraging digital travel innovation to enhance the travel experience for travellers and travel service providers around the world.”
The travel and hospitality sector was one of the worst-hit sectors during the two years of Covid-19 pandemic, when people were forced to stay home for fear of the virus. With the world returning to normalcy and people beginning to travel again, the new centre will support Booking Holdings’ growth and enable its vision for the future of travel, it said.
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