Yatra Online strengthens leadership team with Gaurav Luthra’s appointment as Chief Business Officer By Elets News Network - 05 March 2024

Gaurav Luthra

Yatra Online is delighted to announce the appointment of Gaurav Luthra as the Chief Business Officer for New Business Development. Gaurav brings over 28 years of industry experience to his new role and is set to spearhead the company’s focus on expanding its corporate travel offerings, particularly targeting mid-market customers. With an illustrious career as the managing director at FCM Travel, part of Australia’s Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), Luthra has earned a reputation for his innovative approach to product development, technological advancement, and forging strong supplier relationships to enhance revenue growth.

In his new role at Yatra, Luthra aims to utilise his vast experience and proven leadership skills to enhance Yatra’s offerings for the mid-market and SME segments, including new services such as Visa facilitation and car rentals tailored for business travellers. This initiative is expected to drive significant financial growth for Yatra, reinforcing its commitment to delivering superior travel experiences to its clientele.

Gaurav Luthra expressed his enthusiasm about joining Yatra, highlighting his intent to employ strategic planning and innovative strategies to realize the brand’s potential and exceed the expectations of customers and stakeholders. Dhruv Shringi, CEO and full-time director of Yatra Online, praised Luthra’s expertise and capabilities as crucial for accelerating Yatra’s growth in the online travel aggregator sector.

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This strategic appointment marks a pivotal moment for Yatra as it aims to cement its position in the industry and embark on a new phase of growth and innovation.

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