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  • September 2013

In another first-of-its-kind initiative, India’s fastest growing online bus ticket booking portal, has introduced a unique ‘BusMeal’ for passengers who book tickets on their site for journeys which originate from Hyderabad. The website has partnered with Foody’s, which is a call center-driven food delivery service that caters from some of the popular restaurant brands in Hyderabad. The BusMeal service started from September 4th, 2013 on

Any passenger who books his/her ticket through now has the option of booking a meal from a variety of restaurants that are serviced by Foody’s. The pre-packaged meal in leak-proof containers, along with fork, spoon and some tissues, will be hand delivered to the passenger at the boarding point.

Currently this service is only available for journeys originating from Hyderabad. Passengers can choose from a range of 10 reputed restaurants like Paradise, Shadab, Sarvi, 4 Seasons, Nanking, Little Italy, Ofen, Beyond Coffee, Vasantha Bhavan and Minerva Coffee Shop which are part of the Foody’s delivery network.

Mr. Sudhakar Reddy Chirra, founder and CEO of Abhibus, said, “This is another initiative from our end to ensure that the passengers who book through get the best of services. Sometimes it so happens that when you are in a particular city, you get so busy that you aren’t able to try some of the local delicacies. This is where Abhibus’s Initiative comes in handy.” Elaborating on the service he added, “We have tied up with Foody’s for this service and are launching this in Hyderabad and it will soon be expanded to Bengaluru, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati, Pune, Mumbai and New Delhi by the end of the year.” This is yet another unique initiative for bus travelers from, prior to this they have also introduced bus travel insurance for passengers who book a ticket through their website.

Mr. Naeem Khan, founder and CEO of Foody’s said, “Our main objective is to ensure that people travelling in long distance buses get to eat the food of their choice from the restaurant of their choice.” He also added that the restaurant network would be added as new cities would be added to the service.

 About AbhiBus: - India's fastest growing online bus ticketing portal is the flagship product from Abhibus Services India Pvt. Ltd. With ticket inventory from over 1,500 operators and 15,000 routes, is the preferred choice of booking for travellers, when it comes to bus travel. Founded in the year 2007,  Abhibus is the industry leader in proving end-to-end software and services to fleet owners both Government and Private operators all across India.  The company also provides technology solutions to more than 100 large private bus operators in India, 4 state transport corporations and 2 international operators. The end-to-end software solutions include e-ticketing systems, fleet management solutions, vehicle tracking systems, passenger information systems, logistics management backed by a 24x7 customer support centre.

Recently Abhibus has introduced a first of its kind \" “Insurance for Bus travelers” in association with ICICI Lombard. Today, AbhiBus is also the preferred Information Technology Partner for State Transport Corporations and Private Bus Fleet Operators. AbhiBus is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company.

About Foody’s

Launched in May 2011, Foody's is Hyderabad's first and only Call Center driven food delivery service. Aimed at providing the customer with service that can be compared to fast food chains, Foody's strives to ensure delivery at your home or office within 45 minutes of placing the order.

The staff at Foody’s goes through intensive training to understand the menus of all the partner restaurants and ingredients of the dishes. They are also trained to offer suggestions to customers based on their taste. The company has 40 restaurants that have associated with it for services. 

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