Travel segment in India is the most rapidly growing segment. In last few years Indians have shown great amount of interest towards travelling and the market have witnessed a great upwardly growth in travel related spending. In an conversation with SMEStreet, Ms Shefali Walia, Founder, WeTravelSolo.com explained about her innovative approach towards travel market and also highlighted her companies unique offerings to the market.
WeTravelSolo is India`s first online Solo Traveler Community that organizes special interest tours to quench the thirst for perfect solo trip in you. The platform has a great offerings for solo travelers which suits their sense of style. WeTravelSolo puts on platter the chance to travel & explore with likeminded individuals with similar interests, without disturbing the charm of solo travelling.
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Please share a glimpse about your business.
We at WeTravelSolo believe in the very philosophy of “Ecstasy in motion”. We cater to the new generation of India who believes in the joy and freedom of Travelling and Exploring the World on their own, where individuality matters more than the group you are traveling with and the group celebrates your individuality. we are a unique platform for solo travellers.
What are your plans for market expansion?
We are a team of few travel aficionados, and since we have recently raised our funds, we are now looking forward few more such travel enthusiast on board, who could help us in propagating our concept of solo traveling with like minded people. However, we are also in the process of value addition to our marketing team.
Where and how will you channelize the funding amount you have raised ?
We are really excited to have Frontline Strategy as our seed investors who have not just invested in us but have given us new directions with their experience and fine thought-line. To accept something as revolutionary as strangers traveling together in India needs faith, and a very fine observation. We are very glad to have our investors’ faith in us and we intend to build the space and our product better with the investment.
What is the USP of We Travel Solo ?
1. Hand Crafted Trips by individual Solo Travelers
2. Perfect blend of online social networking and real life networking for masses
3. Concept of Trcoalizing, i.e. Socializing while Traveling with like minded people
What is your business model ?
We are the one stop destination for the solo travel enthusiast as we provide them a platform to get their trips; hand crafted by more experienced individual travelers in a pocket friendly way that it gives you an immense pleasure for your solo traveling experience. Apart from this, our concept of Trocializing i.e Travelling and socializing with like minded people, makes us stand out of the crowd.