No Plans for Christmas Yet? iXiGO's Got Many for You!

            No Plans for Christmas Yet? iXiGO's Got Many for You!

  PR Newswire

  NEW DELHI, December 20, 2012

NEW DELHI, December 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

iXiGO Publishes the Most Definitive Things to do This Christmas, India's leading travel planningand search website, has published a
definitive list of things to do on Christmas Day this year. The company has
come up with curated guides of the most amazing bakeries in India, churches in
India, and a set of offbeat destinations across the world that celebrate
Christmas in their own unique ways.

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Aloke Bajpai, CEO, said, "Christmas is traditionally a great time to
catch up with family and friends, eat heartily, sing carols, explore
beautifully decked-up places, and be merry! In India too, we have many options
for revelers who wish to make the most of the holiday season. However, few
people know about these amazing experiences that one can have on Christmas,
whether it is munching a delicious cake, listening to carols in a church, or
joining the wackiest celebrations on the planet!"

Keeping the Christmas vibe alive, has added its distinct quirky
flavour to its guides that present 10 destinations in India with their famous
local bakeries and churches supported by a brief descriptor and complete
contact details. Additionally, there is a list of absolutely bizarre, yet
interesting, ways in which Christmas is celebrated in certain places across
the world that one would have never heard of before!

Talking about the Christmas guides, Saurabh Srivastava, VP, Marketing &
Product Strategy at said, "We're extending the spirit of iXiGO's
Trip Planner by providing well-researched and curated definitive guides for
celebrating Christmas. Simplifying the lives of travelers is a lot of hard
work though! Our team has gone the extra mile to ask locals, call up churches
and find the most trustworthy tips, right from savouring the best rum cakes to
joining midnight masses at churches. We've even created a customised and
downloadable carry-along hymn book for people to make the experience complete
and memorable. Stay tuned for more such suggestions in the future!"

While the bakeries and churches listed in iXiGO's guides cover the large metro
cities such as Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, it has also included some
interesting offbeat cities such as Shillong, Kottayam and Shimla for travelers
on the move in and around these places. The Christmas guides give complete
contact information, opening timings of the bakeries and in the case of
churches, the exact mass timings along with the timings of carols singing. The
iXiGO Christmas guides are all available on iXiGO's blog . For travelers who
haven't planned their Christmas yet, it's time to eat, sing, explore and be

About is India's leading travel planning and search website. Launched in
2007 by IIT, INSEAD and Amadeus alumni,'s vision is to simplify the
life of travelers through innovative travel products for Internet & mobile.
The website searches, aggregates and curates travel information across
hundreds of travel sites and allows travelers to access relevant information
on tourist destinations, places to visit, things to do, modes of transport,
driving directions, hotels, restaurants, weather and more. iXiGO has launched
many industry-first innovations and won several prestigious awards and
recognitions from TiE, NASSCOM, BusinessToday, Red Herringand Mint.
is an investee company of SAIF Partnersand MakeMyTrip Limited. For more
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Primary Media Contact: Saurabh Srivastava, , 91-124-4617884

Secondary Media Contact: Harleen Batra, , 91-124-4617862

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