20March2019

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

PlanMyTour Launches Intelligent Software Platform for Local Travel Agents

Port Blair, Dec. 17: A well crafted software with mobile appPlanMyTour (PMT) has been launched recently for Andaman based local travel agents to ease the planning of tour programmes. PMT is an easy to understand, simple to work yet very intelligent software platform. It aims at increasing local travel agent’s efficiency by 600%, increase their sales by 50% and reduce the operation cost by 40%. Currently PMT is serving and changing the lives of 47 travel agents. In the last two months, itinerary worth Rs. 11.04 Cr. was created and this rate is increasing every month by 120%.  

PMT is getting build by Sunil Gupta with co-founders Sandeep Gorrey and Om Prakash Das. Sunil Gupta, winner of Business Excellence & Achievement Awards 2015, Karnata, in Business Process Improvement & Automation in Travel & Tourism is an islander and alumni of JNRM Port Blair. The has experience of working with IT & Management at HCL, TCS, Honeywell, KPMG and in startup ecosystem.

PMT helps Travel Agents to manage their customers, customize the package including validation, auto costing, manage payments, selection of hotels, boats, cars etc. It would take 0 second for a travel agent to send a customised package to their customer along with multiple hotel set cost for the package.

The software comes with mobile app that can be used by employees, field managers, drivers, ticketing agents and the traveller itself. These would enable a better service to travellers.

Being aware of the internet connectivity, PMT is using the latest cutting edge technology that is highly secured and has been developed by very qualified engineer to build a cloud based intelligence platform that can work on low bandwidth internet. 

PMT in the next 2 years is aiming at empowering around 2500 local travel agents by connecting them to the technology platform. The target is to modernize travel and tourism industry completely in at least 10 destinations in 24 months, informed the founder Sunil Gupta today at a press conference held at Megapode Resort.