The e-commerce giant said Saturday it has partnered with local online movie ticketing giant BookMyShow to introduce booking option on Amazon India shopping site and app.
The move comes months after the e-commerce giant began offering flight ticketing option in the country as it races to turn its payments service Amazon Pay into a “super app” — a strategy increasingly employed by players in emerging markets such as India.
BookMyShow, which leads the online movie ticketing market, is the exclusive partner for this new offering, the two said.
Neither of the parties disclosed who will foot this cashback.
However, BookMyShow is likely paying Amazon a fee for tapping “millions” of customers the e-commerce giant has amassed in the country.
For its flight ticketing service, Amazon India partnered with Cleartrip .