Zomato launches operations in 25 new cities in India
Author(s): City Air NewsNew Delhi, 27th June 2018: Earlier today, Zomato announced the launch of its restaurant reviews and ratings platform across 25 new cities in India. Newly launched cities include - Jalandhar, Trivandrum, Vijayawada,...
New Delhi, 27th June 2018: Earlier today, Zomato announced the launch of its restaurant reviews and ratings platform across 25 new cities in India. Newly launched cities include - Jalandhar, Trivandrum, Vijayawada, Raipur, Madurai, Jodhpur, Thrissur, Ajmer, Manali, Alappuzha, Gorakhpur, Ooty, Kota, Manipal, Dharamshala, Jammu, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Udupi, Cuttack, Shimla, Palakkad, Pushkar and Srinagar.
With this move, Zomato is now present across 63 cities in India. Zomato’s food ordering business is currently live in 17 of these cities in India. The company plans to continue to launch multiple new cities every month.
As a leading global restaurant discovery, food ordering and table reservations platform, Zomato has been strengthening its core offering to accelerate the growth of its business. Zomato's long-term vision is ‘better food for more people’ - at home (while they order) or while dining out. The company is also focused on experimenting with products that solve for affordability, accessibility, assortment and quality of food for the users. These initiatives will not only benefit the users but are also aimed at supporting and growing the restaurant industry at a faster pace than before.
"India continues to be our highest priority market and we will continue to expand and build further depth within the country. We are doing everything to take Zomato to more cities - to enable the growth of the restaurant industry and help our audience make better food choices." said, Oytun Calapover, Global Head - Listings Business, Zomato
"We are building Zomato in a way that enables all the possible interactions between a restaurant and a user to happen on our platform. Towards this end, we already have a strong restaurant search & discovery platform, food ordering, table reservations and loyalty programs on our platform; and will continue to build more use cases for our users as well as partners," said, Gaurav Gupta, Chief Operating Officer - Zomato
Every month, over 19 million users in India use Zomato to make informed food choices. Zomato processes more than 10.5 million orders a month and also seats more than a million diners through its table reservations platform. Zomato Gold is arguably one of the fastest premium membership programs in the country and has well over 400,000 subscribers.
Zomato launched its online ordering and food delivery services in May 2015 and the food delivery service is currently available across 17 cities in India, i.e. Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Kochi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Indore, Coimbatore, Vadodara, Nagpur, Lucknow and Ludhiana.
Globally, Zomato is present in 24 countries and serves more than 50 million users every month. It offers users an exhaustive list of over a million restaurants with rich up-to-date information such as menus and photos, user reviews and ratings, social recommendations, collections, and editorial video reviews.