The All New ixigo App Wins the Mobby's Award
NEW DELHI, November 7, 2013
NEW DELHI, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
ixigo Launches Revamped App for Android & iOS Platforms
ixigo.com , India's leading travel planning and search engine has launched a
redesigned and revamped ixigo app - India's most comprehensive travel
planningand search app. The app allows travelers to find the best hotel rates
across 200,000+ hotels by comparing hotel booking site, cheapest flight
tickets across all 100+ travel websites, destination travel guides, places to
visit, things to do, restaurants, trains and buses all within a matter of a
few clicks. The application has been launched for Android and iOS users and
can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store for free.
Within a few days of launch, ixigo's revamped app has won the prestigious
MOBBY's Award 2013 for the best mobile travel app across platforms, at an
award function held in Mumbai. The ixigo trains app also won the best Android
app award across categories.
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Speaking at the launch, Rajnish Kumar, co-founder & CTO, said - "ixigo is
known in the travel industry for its unique approach to travel content
aggregation and for staying ahead of the curve on mobile apps. We have
completely redesigned the ixigo app for iOS 7 and for Android, and have kept
it really simple and light-weight for the phone's memory too. This is a big
ixigo's app is unique in its ability to compare information and prices from
multiple travel sites, as well as show ratings and reviews aggregated from
multiple hotel review websites. The app also features the semantic search
functionality of ixigo's website that intelligently deciphers natural language
queries and answers them with a rich, useful mobile page as an output. Another
useful feature is 'Near me' - which provides useful location-based information
on stay, eat, shop and see options nearby to the traveler.
In the last six months, ixigo has launched a series of mobile travel apps
including ingoa-Goa travel guide, On the way - indian road trips, ixigo PNR
Status and ixigo buses . The design language of all ixigo apps is simple, fast
and intuitive. The ixigo app allows travelers to install all relevant ixigo
apps depending on his/her immediate need. Cumulatively, ixigo's apps across
platforms have been downloaded by over 1.3 million users as of date.
ixigo.com is India's leading travel planning and search website, voted as the
Product of the Year 2013, in the Travel category. Launched in 2007 by IIT,
INSEAD and Amadeus alumni, ixigo.com'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 is used by over 2.5
million users every month across the website and mobile devices. ixigo.com has
launched many industry-first innovations and won several prestigious awards
and recognitions from TiE, NASSCOM, Business Today, Red Herring & Mint.
ixigo.com is an investee company of SAIF Partners & MakeMyTrip Limited. For
more information, visit www.ixigo.com and keep up with updates on Facebook -
www.facebook.com/ixigo and Twitter - www.twitter.com/ixigo .
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