New Delhi, April 30, 2011 : TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site has appointed Nikhil Ganju as Country Manager for its operations in India. In this role, Nikhil will be responsible for spearheading the company’s business strategy in India which is aimed at consolidating TripAdvisor’s position as the top travel planning site in India.
Commenting on his new responsibilities, Mr. Ganju said, “The proliferation of Web 2.0 technologies has enabled Indian travellers to take more informed decisions today and with TripAdvisor.in , my goal is to take this experience to the next level”. Prior to being appointed Country Manager, Nikhil was heading TripAdvisor India’s marketing efforts since the launch of operations in 2008.
Holding a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune (1997) and a graduate from the College of Business Studies, Delhi University, Nikhil brings over 14 years of experience as a marketing professional, with online businesses as the primary focus.
Launched a little over 2 years back, TripAdvisor already attracts close to 3 million unique Indian visitors a month. Its popularity as one of the top travel sites in India is owing to its rich content on Indian destinations and hotels, coupled with the growing trend of Indians’ planning their trips based on the experiences of other travellers’