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Introducing Cleartrip Stories

‘Once upon a time…’- these words bring back beautiful childhood memories of our daadis and naanis (grandmothers) telling us endless stories and taking us to fantasy journey with their tales. But we have all grown up now, moved on with our lives with little or no place of stories in it. Or is there? Stories… Read more →

Delivering ‘Smart-Care’ on IVR

Ask a consumer their favourite part of calling customer support (post-buy) of any popular brand, and you’re most likely to get a raised eyebrow or a have-you-lost-it look! To stay true to being a Product Company, we believe our Products should be intuitive to even first time users; and should we fall short we’ll spare… Read more →

Design nuances of Indian Rupee Symbol

Uday Kumar Dharmalingam

We at Cleartrip, have always shared design nuances of products and features we build. We believe it’s a great way to make every reader sensitive to design. Here’s an audio interview with Udaya Kumar Dharmalingam, the man who designed currency sign for the Indian rupee, the official currency of India. Following are design related questions asked… Read more →

Cleartrip + Uber = Simpler Travel + Transport

At Cleartrip, we obsess on the problems our users face and are always on the lookout to identify and solve them. We have been hard at work providing the best travel booking experience for over a decade, and now taking that over to the Local things-to-do space as well. But we realised there’s still a… Read more →

[Design Nuances] Cleartrip now feels more at home

Native fonts on Cleartrip

Cleartrip has always stood for attention to detail; Be it pixel fitted icons or the small little touches that makes the booking experience delightful. Today we would like to share a similar nuance where we’ve tried to make design invisible by changing typeface of our products. After years of using Helvetica, we are moving into… Read more →

Difference between good and great designers

T.S. Eliot book; The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism (1920) says, “Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal”, and then a number of debatable instances where Pablo Picasso and then later Steve Jobs saying “good artists copy and great artist steal.” Here’s a nice find which describes 9 skills between a good and a… Read more →

Cancellation protection for your hotel bookings

We understand that picking the right hotel for your stay is an important and complex decision. Users often get caught up between searching for the perfect hotel and worrying about steep cancellation charges. In our efforts to ‘make travel simple’, we bring you – cancellation protection to help make your travel accommodation decisions easier. What… Read more →