Case Study - Curating experiences as unique as you are

Urbanaut lets you soak in your ultimate break with off-beat and exclusive experiences in India and beyond. Peek into how thoughtfully curated recommendations are right at your fingertips.

Travel, India


Urbanaut is powering the most exciting travel breaks and experiences that are truly authentic gems to discover. With the aim of going beyond chain restaurants and flamboyant hotels, Urbanaut curates intimate and local experiences, staying true to the joy of exploring. Take the traditional Landlord’s feast in Goa that is listed, for instance. This unique find caught the attention of Bollywood star Akshay Kumar who wanted it recreated for wife Twinkle Khanna’s birthday! An inspiring venture founded by travelpreneur Samyukta Ranganathan, Urbanaut demonstrates how empowering travelers and local communities alike for an off-beat experience can breathe new life into each other. After all, exploring new places and meeting new people are bound to enrich anyone with new perspectives, and a feeling of being deeply fulfilled and inspired.

In bringing this idea to reality, Urbanaut relies on technology to enable unique experiences to remain at anyone’s fingertips, at any time. One one hand, travelers as the end-users of the service are scouting for easily discoverable nooks to explore and experience along with hassle-free booking and payment options. On the other hand, local event and experience providers are evaluating their own discoverability beyond their geographical borders, with a smooth process for managing bookings from other sources.

The crux of building this idea to reality lies in a framework that can provide a robust, efficient, and scalable solution - extremely critical for a seamless user experience. This is where Creo steps in.

Partnering with Creo for its technology expertise, Urbanaut has been built together from scratch to tackle several fronts in the juggle between guests and hosts within one comprehensive platform - continuously supporting web and mobile applications, and the back-end. This brings one-of-a-kind experiences like the Floating Feni in Goa or the private monastery visit and session with a monk in Stok, Ladakh, and many more in 35+ destinations across India and beyond, to be just a click away.

Backed by lean and efficient systems, Urbanaut boasts of truly off-beat experiences that aren’t available on other platforms. Staying true to escaping cliche tourist haunts, the gamut of enticing offerings range from cozy spaces to stay at to authentic local eateries. Tailored recommendations for long vacations to weekend getaways have received much love from users, leading to an exceptional 90% partner retention rate. Featured as “Inspiring apps made in India '' on Google Play and on Conde Nast India, Urbanaut champions a reassuring commitment - creating a unique and meaningful experience economy for all.

What we did

  • iOS
  • Android
  • Web Application
  • APIs
  • Back-end

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Our workplaces

  • Bangalore (HQ)
    2nd floor, 868, 3rd Cross Rd,
    HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar,
    Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008
  • Madurai
    1/16a, 2nd Poombuhar Street,
    Valar Nagar, Uthangudi,
    Othakadai, Tamil Nadu 625107