A travel & lifestyle social network community website Wayn.com which has shown a tremendous growth in short span of time is set to focus Indian market and expand its online presence in India. Wayn is already getting 8 percent of total traffic from India said wayn.com’s co-CEO Jerome Touze.
Wayn.com has joined hand with Percept Knorigin to pave the way to Indian online market. Together they see Indian travel sector as huge opportunity to invest in and with social media and social networking catching up in India, it will surely provide them opportunity to find and generate value from this social networking phenomena driven traffic.
Wayn.com would indeed be new kind of experience for Indian consumers from keeping in touch with your relatives while you travel, using SMS, other easy messaging features of site, letting other inform your whereabout.
Recently Wayn released a free service – Wayn Flight (beta), to search 100+ travel sites and find best offers and compare prices of flights, free of charge.
With MakeMyTrip.com, Yatra.com already in online travel sector in India and have strict travel portal model lets hope Indian consumer will find Interactivity in new travel website that provide social networking along with usual flights info and travel guide.
As claimed by Wayn.com, the site presently has 8 billion membership compared to mere 45,000 users in March 2005 and its presence in 220 countries. Wayn recently grabbed a funding of $11 million from a British venture capital firm in November 2006.