Right from today, users in the US and Canada can use the Omio platform (website or app) to compare prices, schedules, duration, and other variables for several routes in both markets at-a-glance.
Naren Shaam, CEO, and Founder of Omio said:
“The US and Canada are great markets for a product like Omio, which enables millions of people to compare prices across different transportation options and plan their travel easily with a single product. We’re thrilled to have such a line-up of partners, routes and options bookable on Omio from day one, and look forward to rolling out more in the coming months, to offer users even more journey options.”
During this first phase of roll-out, Omio will offer ticketing for more than 23,000 train and bus routes, as well as flight, partnering with leading transport providers including Amtrak, VIA Rail Canada, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, OurBus, and Academy. Notably, more routes and providers will be added in the upcoming months.
At present, Omio is available in 21 languages and attracts an average of 27 million users per month from more than 120 countries. A few months back, Omio went through a rebranding from its original name GoEuro as part of its global growth strategy.
Omio was selected as it is short, easy to remember, and lighthearted. The two “o’s” symbolize the origin and destination of a journey and, at the same time, create a subtle link to the original brand name.
As part of the same strategy, in late 2019, Omio acquired Rome2rio, a travel planning platform that offers search and discovery of transport to and from more than 10 million locations around the world. Founded by Naren Shaam in 2012, the company has raised a total of €269 million to date.
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