NEW DELHI, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Ushering in the IPL season 2013, MakeMyTrip, India's leading travel company, today announced its association with Sunrisers Hyderabad as the 'Principal Sponsor' for the team. MakeMyTrip will also launch an innovative and exciting marketing campaign targeted at travelers and IPL fans in April 2013.
Speaking on this association, Mr. Deep Kalra, CEO & Founder, MakeMyTrip.com said, "We are delighted to partner with Sunrisers Hyderabad and reach out to millions of IPL fans through this association. The IPL beautifully demonstrates the synergies of the twin passions of Cricket and Travel, with fans following their teams to match-venues across different parts of the country. Together with our customers, we look forward to the IPL excitement and wish our team the very best."
Mr. K Shanmugam, CEO, Sunrisers Hyderabad shared his views on the association with MakeMyTrip, "MakeMyTrip has been a pioneer in the category of Online Travel in India, and a harbinger of change. We are confident that they will ably partner us in our journey of reinvention and quest for success. We welcome them to the Sunrisers family and look forward to a successful association."
To commemorate this association, MakeMyTrip will launch a new campaign featuring an extension of the current brand promise. In the 360 degree campaign, MakeMyTrip will showcase the Sunrisers association through a TVC featuring the team's players - Dale Steyn, Cameron White and Ishant Sharma. This will be aired to coincide with the launch of the IPL 2013 season. MakeMyTrip will simultaneously launch BTL and ATL activation through its website, retail stores and social media properties. MakeMyTrip customers and Sunrisers' Fans can look forward to a Meet and Greet with the players as part of the activation.
MakeMyTrip was launched in India in September 2005 as the first comprehensive online travel site with real time booking for flights, hotels, holidays and cars. The site offers innovative products and services and attracts over 4.5 million unique visits every month. MakeMyTrip has also established an offline presence through 60 stores across India. The Company has received numerous accolades for providing best-in-class services to travellers. It has also been ranked among the Five Best Employers in India for three years in a row (2010-2012). MakeMyTrip Group achieved sales of INR 4800 crores in the financial year ending March 2012.
For more information about MakeMyTrip visit: www.makemytrip.com
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