Home » BWI News » 2010 » December » December 7, 2010

Oxigen and Travel Portal Team Up to Provide Easy Travel Booking Services to the Masses of India

December 7, 2010 - New Delhi, Delhi, India, the online travel market place, has tied up with Oxigen Services India Pvt. Ltd., to provide easy travel bookings and other travel related services. The tie-up enables the OxiCash users and Oxigen retailers across India to transact and buy travel products from

The association will offer easy transactional service to the customers who do not have credit/debit cards, net banking accounts or cannot get access to PC’s to purchase their travel online or prefer using a cash payment mechanism online.

The tie up will also enable the 25,000 Oxigen web retailers to automatically become Ezeego1's travel agents. This gives an option for a walk in customer to purchase their ezeego1 travel tickets by paying cash over-the-counter. OxiCash e-Wallet and OxiCash Card users can now choose from the wide range of holiday packages, flight options and hotels available on Ezeego1 website. The customer will get the option of paying through OxiCash after an easy standard registration and booking process.

According to Neelu Singh, COO,, “We have always been pioneers in introducing new services and with Oxigen we found a unique opportunity to strengthen our distribution among the masses that prefer cash as a means to transact. It will enable the customer to have the opportunity to book instantly using the online medium even as he uses the cash mechanism.”

Speaking on the occasion of this tie up, Pramod Saxena, Chairman, Oxigen Services India Private Limited stated, "Oxigen is geared & committed to add value whilst enhancing its bouquet of services that the common man can access. We can now help the Customer who is not computer savvy, nor has a credit card to access online travel services, to transact with ease. This tie up will also make Oxigen web retailers, extension counters, for ezeego1's Travel Agent network".

About is one of its kind online meta search founded in 2006 which offers all travel related services. It offers innovative and interactive features like multi-city international flights booking, instant chat with a flight, hotel or holiday expert, online cancellations, sort hotels by themes, user ratings and the best price on offer for the product.

It is the first online portal to be ISO 9001:2008 certified. It is well known for its low-priced airfares & holiday deals offering the best suited option, making travel deals affordable to those who wish to budget their holiday and make the most of it with the best offers. The travel bazaar showcases attractive offers allowing travellers to choose the right package and making most from the deals. Ezeego1 has recently extended its presence in international markets like Australia and Sri Lanka.

On one hand are the suppliers i.e. the airlines, hotels, tour operators, transporters, insurance companies, the forex dealers and on the other are the customers, both B2B and B2C. The portal offers real time information and transaction capability online. It uses the best technology platform in the Indian travel industry and employs a unique Single Window platform for multiple services. has strong online and offline fulfillment systems, different modes of delivery and collections, which help cater to the customer in any part of India. The portal has tied up with various payment gateway options, now to include the OxiCash Payment gateway as well. is also the first travel portal to have opened a new window for the vast Hindi speaking travel market by launching a Hindi travel portal to book domestic tickets. The booking system and the entire payment option both online and offline are integrated in Hindi, making travel easy and least complicated to travelers who are comfortable with the local language, and will be made accessible to Oxicash users.

About Oxigen:

Oxigen is India's First and Largest Single Point Recharge, Bill Payments, Ticketing and Kiosk Banking Service provider in India. Oxigen has pioneered the idea and execution of electronic virtual distribution (using POS/WEB/SMS/GPRS) of services like Prepaid Airtime, DTH/TV Recharges, OxiCash Cards, Railway /Air/Bus Tickets, Movie Tickets, Bill/Utility payments, Internet/Broadband Payments, Insurance policy repayments, Calling-card Payments on behalf of service providers. Oxigen's robust transaction platform has 20 million customer transactions per month, for the above mentioned services with 90,000 customer touch points pan India.

Oxigen, recently joined hands with India's largest bank- State Bank of India to offer banking services at neighborhood retails, to help financially excluded Bottom of Pyramid people (the Rural and Urban poor) to open “No Frill bank accounts”, with biometric identification and transact cash deposits, withdrawals, Loans and domestic Money Transfer. It will also start International money transfer service with UK based company Luup, to facilitate migrant Indians working in the Gulf.
Oxigen services are also dispensed from Modern retail chains such as The Electronic Store, The Mobile Store, Planet-M, Croma, One Mobile, In & Out , Sify Iways, Music world, P3, Next stores, many CSC’s, etc.

About OxiCash :

OxiCash is unique cash based online payment solution which is aimed at Customers who use cash to make payments. They may not be credit / debit card or Internet Banking users. But, need a cash based payment solution to be able to make online transactions.

The OxiCash e-wallet can be created by sending a simple SMS (OXICASH to 9870888888) or online on and selecting the New user Tab. This e-Wallet it is attached to mobile phone number and is made further secure by using a 12-Digit e-Wallet ID number along with 6-digit numeric transaction password.

It can be used to pay for other services like DTH recharge, Mobile recharge, Utility Bill Payments, Rail tickets from IRCTC/Air/Bus ticket booking, Movie tickets, Online shopping, Post paid Bill payments, among others.

OxiCash is also available in physical Cash Cards form in the markets, branded as OxiCash Cards. There are 2 types of unique Cards, Single Use (Rs.50-Rs100) and Multiuse Reloadable Cards (Rs.200-Rs.5000). These cards can be used to make payments for Oxigen and OxiCash aggregated services online. It works by using the card number and password printed on the card when one has to pay online or via SMS.

Source: Business Wire India


Comment on this story