In spite of having so many online portals we still face a lot of challenges in finding a right hotel with basic amenities at our convenience. Zingo hotels offer up to date, designed rooms and are located near major business as well as holiday destinations. They ensure regular quality checks to ensure a delightful experience for the guests.
Unlike other startups, Zingo hotels are growing chain of hotels which own and operate the Complete Inventory of the hotel hence having a complete hold on their qualitative services.
- The JUMP: Startup
- Founder(s) Name: Ruhma Fathima and Abhinav Prashant
- Name of the Startup: ZingoHotels.com
- Tagline (if any): Think of Staying anywhere, Zingo will follow you there
- Objective: Building the tech-enabled trusted chain of branded budget stays across the country and revolutionize the Hospitality Industry with the help of Technology.
About Ruhma Fathima who is Entrepreneur by mistake disrupts Hotel Management Industry
As the name boldly speaks, Ruhma Fathima comes from a Muslim background and having a Ruhmas was a traditional family where girls usually get married after completing 10th Standard, but she is thankful to her parents & Abhinav for being a strong support in her career.
As a confused teenager, Ruhma had many dreams. She wished to become a Pediatrician but unfortunately due to family commitments she couldn’t pursue the same. At one time, she also loved being a radio jockey. However, Reading is her all-time Favorite Hobby.
Ruhmas career was roller coaster ride. She started her career as an HR generalist in an MNC. However, she happens to meet her present Co-Founder (Mr. Abhinav Prashant) Back in 2010 at IIM- Kozhikode at an event and Over a Cup of Coffee Abhinav shared the startup idea he was working on, That is where her entrepreneurial journey started.
Since then, Ruhma soon jumped into the startup world. She was a part of below-mentioned startups before jumping to Zingo hotels.
- YatriCab.com– Delhi based online car Rental Company
- Mixyp.com- Founded with an Aim to help SME’s and small firms with Online, Offline, Digital Marketing.
- ixxams.com- (Pronounced as “Exams” ) was founded with a motive to help the Job Seekers and Startups/SME’s a better-connected platform.
- Notarry.com- A Bangalore Based STARTUP is a one-stop place for all kindly of offline brand promotions.
JUMP to START Zingo Hotels:
Even today, in spite of having few online startups in the same sector many travelers looking for the budget hotel have basic pain points such as price, cleanliness, misleading Images, bad location etc. This is when Zingo Was born, to help fellow budget travelers with a decent stay and affordable prices.
Ruhma had a hard time convincing her parents Initially as parents think startup is nothing but being Unemployed but soon they understood and supported their daughter’s dream.
EVERYTHING ABOUT ‘Zingo Hotels’:
Zingo hotels is a hotel management startup which is Building a tech-enabled trusted chain of branded budget stays across the country and revolutionize the Hospitality Industry with the help of Technology.
Every Hotel associated with Zingo hotels is integrated with free Hi-Speed Internet, a Complimentary Breakfast, LED TV, A/C Rooms and minimum bathroom accessories. Best of all, their beds will be made with 6” spring mattresses along with standard Desk and chair for you to continue your work in convenient fashion.
There were rejections several times however the Zingo hotels team has been steadily moving forward as they are confident about the disruption their startup can create in the hospitality segment sector.
As an entrepreneur, NOT WORKING is VOID term as each day is a battle of survival. But, the Passion & Zeal has never been compromised.
It is all about Passion, Hard work, Dedication to building something awesome. Zingo Hotels began with Zero investments and within 8 months they closed a Revenue of 1.5 crores without any external funding.
During Demonetization the team never imagined sailing their startup beyond that period. But that was A jump back moment for us. Life is all about ups & downs and how you deal with it and come up with solutions is the key to success.
Presently, Zingo Hotels has been recognized on several occasions as a fast-growing bootstrapped startup.
a) “Top 100 emerging startups of 2017” by India Network
b) “Best Performing Executive Hotel Chain 2016” by Yatra.com
Zingo hotel is all set to create A Disruption in the hospitality industry. Currently, a new application is under development.
Ruhma’s message to all startup enthusiast is, ‘Validate the Product, Analyze the Potential, Be Focused’.
Looking to Connect with Zingo Hotels:
- Website: http://www.zingohotels.com/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ZingoHotels
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/zingohotels
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zingohotels/
- LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/company/zingohotels.com
We at Jumpwhere, are proud of Ruhma Fathima’s bold move in spite of coming from a traditional Muslim background. The country definitely needs more such individuals and such supporting parents. We wish Zingo Hotels all the very best for their upcoming product and their aim to disrupt the hotel management industry. Share your views in the comments section below.
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