According to the Alexa analysis of web traffic of the last three months the website of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, irctc.co.in, globally ranks at #576th position. However, it has rank of 32 in India from where it receives most number of visitors. The website is particularly popular in cities of Bangalore, ranking at #22; and Delhi, ranking at #23.
According to Alexa analysis of visitor behavior it’s been observed that on an average each visitor spends around 49 seconds on each page of the website and in total invests about 10 minutes in browsing its different categories. The analysis further shows that the visitors of these sites are pre-dominantly Asian; most of them are childless men with post graduate education and an average salary of less than $30,000. Most of the visitors access the site from their workplace.
Irctc.co.in receives back linking from 1,463 different websites.
The website of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation belongs to the ‘railway’ category of websites and offer services like- online rail ticket booking, and checking of reservation status. As additional services the site also offers train schedules, updates on availability of tickets and travel planner.
The homepage of the website has the welcoming look, which will appeal to the visitors. It has all the important information listed in a convenient manner in the homepage; like- section of ‘What's New on Tourism’ and ‘Alerts & Updates’. The ‘What's New on Tourism’ section lists all the new tourism packages available to tourists and the ‘Alerts & Updates’ helps visitors find latest updates on fare reduction, availability of new trains, introduction of new concessions and so on and so forth.
Irctc.co.in offers one stop shop solutions to travelers. In the website you can check- Railway Tour Packages, Flight Schedule, Hotels, Tourist Trains, Holiday Packages, Cabs, and special Loyalty programs. Each category opens at a new window and hence, you don’t have to do back and forth every time. They also have the Hindi version of the website available for better user experience.
Reviewed on 13th September, 2011