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InterGlobe Technologies expands operations by investing over USD 1 million in new travel technology development centre

Chennai, October 19, 2006: InterGlobe Technologies (IGT), India‟s leading integrated travel technology solutions provider, has expanded its operations by inaugurating a brand new technology development centre in Chennai today, which is also its first centre in South India. InterGlobe Technologies – part of India‟s largest travel conglomerate InterGlobe Enterprises, comes with a background of over 4 decades in the Travel industry. The company has invested over USD one million in this new facility, with the purpose of providing dedicated IT development services to its clients mainly Airlines and Global Distribution Systems across the globe. The facility has a capacity of seating 200 people. It is a state of the art center with 20,000 sq ft of space, best of breed infrastructure and technology setup. The technology development at this facility would involve building Reservation Systems, international Travel Portals on Open Systems technologies and also development work on TPF and zTPF (new generation TPF). The Chennai facility will also serve as a BCP site for IGT‟s critical operations in the Technology Development area. Mr. Vipul Doshi, CEO, InterGlobe Technologies said, “IGT has been growing rapidly in the past few years. With this new facility, we now have 4 state of the art facilities in India, out of which 3 facilities are in Gurgaon, housing IT service delivery, offshore development and BPO operations. The Chennai facility, which is an exclusive technology development centre, will help us expand our capacity to service our clients more effectively. We have invested over USD 1 million in the very best equipment and environment to enhance productivity of employees and ensure seamless delivery to clients. We plan to more than double the capacity of the center taking it to 500 seats, with further investments in the next 12-18 months.” IGT, a SEI CMMi Level 5 organisation has also recently been awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification for its BPO operations, which is one of the highest levels of quality standards. The focus on Quality delivery at InterGlobe Technologies is backed by highly specialised training in areas critical to the Travel industry.

About InterGlobe Technologies IGT is an end-to-end Travel Technology and Process Outsourcing solutions provider having its product and service offerings tailored to the needs of the Global Travel Industry- Airlines,Travel Management Companies and Online travel services providers, Travel Distribution providers , Cruises and Hotels. How is IGT different? The only travel technology solutions provider offering a „complete basket‟ of IT, BPO & KPO* Solutions and Consulting Services to the travel industry, IGT is uniquely positioned as a „one stop shop‟ for its clients with Technology and Process Outsourcing requirements. The company has a matchless background of 4 decades of travel domain experience that comes from its parent- InterGlobe Enterprises. Headquartered in India, IGT has a skilled resource base of over 1400 professionals with presence in the Americas and Europe, Blending travel domain expertise with IT and BPO practices, IGT has already made a lasting impact on the business of lead travel industry players including United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, KLM, South African Airways, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Galileo, Harvey World Travel, Travel 2 and many more across the globe. *KPO: Knowledge Process Outsourcing IGT Select Client List: IGT client lists spans over leading Airlines, Travel Management companies and online travel portals, GDSs, Cruises and Hotels across the globe. Includes- United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, KLM, South African Airways, , Saudi Arabian Airlines, Air Deccan, Air India Express, Princess Cruises, Brightsun Travels, EF Tours, Online Travel Corporation, BTI Australia, Al Tayyar Group, Galileo and many more…

About InterGlobe Enterprises Established in 1989, InterGlobe Enterprises is the foremost travel conglomerate in India and enjoys a significant presence in the fields of airline & aviation management, travel related services, travel technology, travel distribution services and hotel development & management services. InterGlobe has been a committed player in the travel and aviation industry since inception. Its aviation management experience includes representation of 14 leading international airlines and offers services ranging from sales and marketing

to revenue and route management. It also offers cutting edge distribution, technology and BPO services for the travel and aviation industries. InterGlobe has recently entered consumer segments with the promise to offer products and services that deliver value for money. It has announced the launch of IndiGo, its low-cost nation-wide airline venture which will fill the fast emerging need for reliable, efficient and economical air travel. It has also established a joint venture with Accor to build the Ibis range of economy hotels in the Indian sub continent, which in the initial phase of development is set to populate the region with 25 hotels over the next few years. Headquartered in Gurgaon, India, InterGlobe employs more than 2500 people and has a network of 47 offices across 23 cities in India & abroad.