|Sabina Chopra, co-founder, Yatra.com has won an award under the travel and tourism category at Women Leaders in India Awards 2010, held on 9-10 December in New Delhi. The award, which is in its second year, recognises the achievements of the successful women leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals who have played an important role in their specific sector and developments on various levels. This year the initiative hosted 150 top women from the business and political arena.
Women Leaders in India Awards is based on various parameters like internal perception within the organization, credibility, achievement and value contribution to the business. The award also looks at a personâ€™s track record of performance and achievements along with values, integrity and work life balance which form the essential competencies of a woman leader. It also evaluates the barriers that women encounter in the business world.
â€œI am absolutely delighted and would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the jury for conferring this highly prestigious award upon me,â€ Sabina Chopra, co-founder, Yatra.com, has said, adding, â€œPeople share a love-hate relationship with travel; Yatra.com has successfully managed to create a relationship which is â€˜love all the wayâ€™, by offering best-in-class products and services. Such recognitions are a tribute to our brand and the people behind it.â€
Launched in August 2006, Yatra.com is an online travel company backed by Promod Haqueâ€™s Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Groupâ€™s Reliance Capital, Raghav Bahl-promoted Network 18, and Intel Capital, the strategic investment arm of Intel. In her role as a co-founder of Yatra.com, Sabina Chopra manages the sales, fulfilment, and after-sales support for all Yatra businesses. She also heads Yatra.comâ€™s domestic hotel business.