(By Apurva Chaudhary & Vikas SN) Times Internet's city guide TimesCity has partnered with Mobikon platform to allow users book reservations directly through the site. While the financial terms and deal period have not been disclosed yet, Times Internet said it will integrate Mobikon's Konekt platform to the TimesCity portal, allowing users to check for table availability in real time. Mobikon CEO Samir Khadepaun told Medianama that the service will go live next week (October 1) across 200 restaurants, with more restaurants in the pipeline. Restaurant Bookings: Elaborating on the partnership, Khadepaun said this partnership consists of two parts - First, TimesCity will be offering a Mobikon powered button to allow users check for table availability in real time and book them online. Following this, consumers will get an alert for booking confirmation along with a Google Maps link which will provide directions to the restaurant. This will be directly integrated to Mobikon's customer relationship management (CRM) solution 'Concierge' which is provided to its partners, thereby allowing restaurants to keep track of their customers preferences and reservations it receives from various platforms like TimesCity and other booking partners. Second, Mobikon has setup tablet based feedback forms in its partner restaurants through which consumers can share their reviews about that specific restaurant. Through this partnership, customers will also now have an option to share this review on TimesCity. The company claims that it has collected around 50,000 reviews from around 200 restaurants until now. From TimesCity's perspective, this partnership will allow it to transition itself…
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