13th January 2014 – Singapore’s leading travel portal TripZilla announces the official launch of its TripZilla Vietnam site today.
Featuring over 2,000 travel deals and tour packages from over 50 Vietnam based tour agencies, TripZilla Vietnam is its first non-English travel portal, catering to the local Vietnamese market. Besides listing tour packages from tour agencies, it also aggregates travel deals from group-buying websites, credit-card companies, airlines, hotels, tourism boards and travel insurance companies.
Winnie Tan, founder of TripZilla said, “We are really excited about launching TripZilla Vietnam for the Vietnamese market. We have seen phenomenal growth in ourSingapore and Malaysia TripZilla portals, and are bullish about the prospects in Vietnam.
With a population of 92.5 million, Vietnam has internet penetration reaching 31.2 million and a fast GDP growth of 5.2%. As middle class wealth and internet penetration increases, we expect to see more consumers using online channels to plan and book their travels in the medium term. This makes Vietnam a natural choice for TripZilla’s expansion as we see a huge potential market with untapped opportunities for online travel industry.”
With TripZilla Vietnam, users can search and compare itineraries from major tour agencies in Vietnam to find the best travel deals for their upcoming trips. Registered users will also be kept informed via email about travel deals and packages that matches their given travel preferences.
To accelerate its growth, TripZilla will be seeking to raise a Series A funding in the upcoming months.
TripZilla Vietnam site can be accessed at http://TripZilla.Vn.
TripZilla is a travel portal for Southeast Asia and offers travellers the simplest way to search and book their travels by aggregating packages, itineraries and travel promotions across all major booking channels. It is partially funded by Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) via the i.JAM scheme, and has Crystal Horse Investments Pte Ltd as an investor.