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Cleartrip most user-friendly travel site, says JuxtConsult survey

By , agencyfaqs!, New Delhi | In Digital | March 25, 2008
JuxtConsult's Website User Friendliness Index for 2008 rates the travel portal, Cleartrip.com, as the most user friendly website in the category

Cleartrip.com & #BANNER1 & # is the most user friendly travel website, according to the latest report released by JuxtConsult, the online research firm. Other travel sites included in the study were MakeMyTrip.com, Yatra.com, Travelguru.com and Indiatimes Travel.

The research had the respondents rate various travel portals under 19 different parameters in four categories: ease of access, design appeal, ease of usage and usage satisfaction.

"The results of the JuxtConsult research have proven our belief that simple user interface and effective use of technology can bring you customers for life. We have more than 70 per cent of our customers coming back to us again and again not only for the best deals, but also for faster, safer and quicker bookings. Such endorsements will motivate us to strive harder to maintain our consumer friendly approach and make travel simple," says Sandeep Murthy, chief executive officer, Cleartrip.com, in a statement.

Sanjay Tiwari, director and chief executive officer, JuxtConsult, says, "In human interaction, we find a human friendly only when he 'looks' friendly to us and 'behaves' friendly with us. Accordingly, this study measures and reports the 'user friendliness' of a website taking into account both its look factors and its usability factors."

JuxtConsult measures the user friendliness index (UFI) based on usability aspects such as branding, navigation structure and added features, website design, company and contact info, contact responsiveness and technical parameters.