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We strive to make the lives of our patrons easier by multiplying revenue channels and using our technological expertise to maximize demand.

100K + Patrons are using
our tech globally

  • For maximising revenue
  • To build online presence across channels
  • To reach more guests & optimise experience
  • For hassle-free operations
  • To build a brand loved by both travellers & city dwellers

Our Story

2013

Opens first OYO with our patron Rajesh Yadav at C68 South City 1, Gurugram, India

2013

Launched oyorooms.com

2014

Receives Series-A funding

2015

Launched the OYO App

2015

Introduced the OYO tab to kickstart hassle-free hotel operations

2015

Expanded to 100 cities and crossed 10,000 rooms

2016

Expanded to Malaysia, first region outside India

2016

Introduced dynamic pricing to capitalize seasonality, demand surges and special events.

2017

Launched OYO Townhouse, a mid-market brand at handpicked locations for discerning travellers

2017

Launched OYO Home to bring beautiful homestays for wanderlust seekers at holiday locations

2018

Expanded outside of Asia - UK

2018

Expanded to China

2018

Launched OYO OS for property managers to ensure hassle-free operations

2019

Launched in US and Europe

2019

Partnered with Highgate for 1st flagship property- OYO Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

2019

Launched OYO Lite, a lighter version of our consumer app

2020

OYO has crossed the 50 million app downloads mark globally

2020

OYO launched Sanitised stays- a safety protocol for all its hotels and homes

Ritesh Agarwal

Ritesh Agarwal

OYO Hotels & Homes was founded by Ritesh Agarwal, the first resident Asian to be accepted to the Thiel Fellowship (started by Paypal founder Peter Thiel). Travelling across India at the age of 17, Ritesh stayed in more than 100 bed and breakfasts, guest houses, and hotels to realize there was a massive dearth of affordable and good-quality hotels in the unbranded budget hotel category.

Ritesh Agarwal

Aditya Ghosh

Aditya Ghosh

Aditya Ghosh is a seasoned business leader with over 22 years of experience. Aditya is currently a member of the Board of Directors at OYO. Most recently, he was the CEO at OYO Hotels & Homes- India & South Asia.

Aditya Ghosh

Bejul Somaia

Bejul Somaia

Bejul Somaia is a Partner at Lightspeed India Partners LLP, which advises Lightspeed Venture Partners, a global venture firm with more than USD 7 billion under management.

Bejul Somaia

Betsy Atkins

Betsy Atkins

Betsy Atkins is a former three-time CEO and has served on some of the world’s most visible global public company boards. For 30 years, she has worked behind the scenes at companies like Chico’s, Vonage, Darden Restaurants, NASDAQ, HealthSouth, Wix, and Home Depot Supply.

Betsy Atkins

Gerry Lopez

Gerry Lopez

Gerry Lopez is a global business executive with over 33 years of experience leading transformations and creating shareholder value across diverse businesses and industries, including Hospitality (Extended Stay America), Entertainment (AMC Theatres), Multi-Unit Retail (Starbucks), Food & Beverage (PepsiCo, International Home Foods), Consumer Packaged Goods (Procter & Gamble) and Supply Chain (Handleman Company). Over almost ten years at Extended Stay America and AMC Theatres.

Gerry Lopez

Jenny Zhang

Jenny Zhang

Min (Jenny) Zhang Jenny has more than 15 years of experience in finance and consulting across multinational companies. She served as CEO of Huazhu from 2015 to 2019 where she joined the company in 2007 and also served as President, CFO and CSO. Jenny also has extensive finance and consulting experience as Finance Director for Eli Lilly Asia Inc. (Thailand), CFO at ASIMCO Casting (Beijing) and Management Consultant at McKinsey.

Jenny Zhang

Munish Varma

Munish Varma

Munish Varma is a Managing Partner at SoftBank Investment Advisers in London and is responsible for the Vision Fund’s Indian investments. He is on the board of some of India’s fastest growing companies including OYO, PayTM and Delhivery. In addition he is focused on the FinTech and insure tech sector across Europe and led the fund’s recent investment in OakNorth.

Munish Varma

Mohit Bhatnagar

Mohit Bhatnagar

Mohit Bhatnagar is currently a Managing Director with Sequoia Capital India and serves on the boards of Zomato, OYO, Citrus Payments, Freshworks, Meesho, Prizm Payments, Ujjivan Microfinance, Dailyhunt, Shuttl, OneAssist, Clevertap, Drip Capital & GoMechanic.

Mohit Bhatnagar

Troy Alstead

Troy Alstead

Troy worked with the Starbucks Corporation for 24 years having most recently served as Chief Operating Officer. He is also on the Board of Topgolf Group Ltd, Harley-Davidson Inc, and Levi Strauss & Co.

Troy Alstead

W. Steve Albrecht

Dr. W. Steve Albrecht

Dr. W. Steve Albrecht: Steve is the former president of the American Accounting Association and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and has served on boards of 10 corporates

W. Steve Albrecht

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