Currently, Yatra is hugely dependent on its air business with nearly 65% of its revenue coming from the ticketing business and the remaining from holidays, hotels and advertising (on its website). While the revenue of the company has been rising between 15 and 20%, so have its losses. For 2010-11, the company’s losses increased to Rs 38.95 crore from Rs 8.2 crore during the previous year. The website sees around 4,000 transactions a day. Clearly, Yatra’s focus is on building its hotels and holidays business, even if it means incurring losses in the short term. “It’s not like we are sacrificing profit,” says Dhruv Shringi, managing director, Yatra.com. He feels this is a necessary investment that will improve the financial health of the company in the long run. Get the full story at the Business Standard