Osaka Connect Dot Com: Global B2B portal of Osaka Group
THE WORLD AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
“Entrepreneurship is a continuous process of actions of an entrepreneur who is a person always in search of something new and exploits such ideas into gainful opportunities by accepting the risk and uncertainty with the enterprise.”
Osaka Connect Dot Com Pvt Ltd, the global B2B portal of Osaka Group, which has been in the travel industry for the past 26 years, was launched last year by Former Central Tourism Minister of India, Sri Alphonse Kannamthanam. The Osaka Group comprises of six companies, five among them provide solutions for all travel and tour related requirements under one roof. Osaka Connect Dot Com is meant to make travel dreams easier and quicker through its online services to all the customers all over the world.
- Global Air Ticketing: Osaka Connect’s reservation platform currently provides online B2B flight reservations and auto-ticketing issuance for a wide range of customers both for both domestic and international travel. They provide over 1200 major international airlines and over 300 low-cost carriers across 78 countries. Travel customers across the world can enjoy the benefits of increased revenue and unmatched customer service delights that they offer without being exposed to risks and losses through currency exchange rates. They have deals on airfares across the globe, with cost savings between 3-50% on SOTO/SITI tickets including the most comprehensive market-specific public and private fares. They allow customers to search, book, amend and print e-tickets and invoices within the platform.
- Global Hotel Reservation: Osaka Connect has integrated 72 hotel consolidators in their portal. They have the great potential of 12,00,000 hotels in over 12,000 destinations worldwide with 5+ million rooms in 120 countries and territories in 6 continents with the lowest price covering 90 percent of the hotel bookings on time limit facility.
- Indian Bus service: Hassle-free bus travel to enjoy the natural beauty of India. Currently, 10,000 buses are tracked in 60,000 routes. Presently 40,000 users are using this facility. They provide a vast selection of services tailored to befitting the pockets of each and every one.
- Travel Insurance: They also provide various types of different categories of travel insurance including traveling for business, leisure or studies in India and abroad.
Osaka Connect keeps a very close relationship with the customers by providing the services as per their choice and taste. The company is customer-focused, innovative, agile and digital to generate more profitable growth.
They have a large number of clients like government-corporate – CIAL, NRHM Disaster Management Department, High Court, Geological Survey, Info Park, ISRO, etc. in addition to private sector corporate. They also have a number of religious corporate as their clients.
CRUISE INTERNATIONAL: This product introduced by Osaka connect is the first of its kind in India, the Far East, and the Middle East. Out of 24 International cruise companies, Osaka Connect has integration with over 16 cruise companies from around the world through their online travel trade global portal including via mobile application. It has planned to post B2B executives in all the main countries throughout the world especially for the benefit of religious groups, corporate clients and frequent fliers.
HOLIDAY PACKAGES: Osaka Connect will be providing choose tour packages according to the taste of customers. They can select their own tour itinerary like sightseeing, transportation, hotel, and flight as if selecting homely items from a supermarket. They study and understand the needs and concerns of the customers and act as per their requirements and benefits. They learn about the flexibility of market deviation and act accordingly for the benefit of the customers.
The team at Osaka Connect is trained to dream and visualize their goals and work according to them to achieve those with the support of their assistants. All the employees work as a team to achieve success, thinking and rethinking the ways to improve the products again and again. Strong vision, hard work, group effort, mental power to face risks is necessary for an entrepreneur. Employees are also assigned duties to prove their efficiency accordingly.
Research and development are very important in any industry. When it is well-planned and used, it enables businesses to generate increased wealth from time to time. This keeps them updated day-to-day. Market research, client satisfaction research, etc. Give them an idea about the latest trends and developments in the market as well as of the clients.
They conduct weekly meetings to all departments to evaluate each one’s performance and keep updating the latest changes and policies being inducted into the travel industry.
In Kerala, they have top-tier customers because of the trust they have generated there. All their services are provided by professionally qualified executives as per their requirements at reasonable prices. They keep intimate relationships with the customers and provide the services round the clock. They always keep in touch with them for providing the services they need. Exceptional functional and technical expertise coupled with industrial knowledge makes them unique from other agencies.
Awards and Achievements
They are experts in the travel and tourism sector with over 26 years of experience. Their strong business ethics, unparalleled service record and the trust bestowed by their diversified clientele form the backdrop of their success story, and also define their vision for the future.
Osaka Group has been awarded a number of achievement awards.
- Travel Insurance Award 2017 from TATA AIG for the top seller in Insurance
- India Travel Awards – South 2018 – Best Business Travel Agency Awarded to Osaka Air Travels Pvt Ltd.
- Mahatma Gandhi Peace Foundation Award 2018
- Awarded International Achievers Award for Hospitality and Tourism from H.E. Mr. Virasakdi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Thailand and Dr. Iqbal Singh Former Lt. Governor of Pondicherry at the 11th Achievers Summit at Bangkok on 22 December 2018.
- Awarded The World Signature Award 2019 on 18 January 2019.
- Osaka Group awarded the Best Tourism Brand Award of Kerala on 19 January 2019.
The short term plan of Osaka Connect Dot Com is to become a Corporate within one year. They have already started a new office in Sharjah.
Their long term plan is to be an MNC with offices in Dubai, Singapore, UK, Australia, and Canada by 2025.