ixigo’s Revamped Trip Planner Has Google Street View To Offer Pre–Trip Visuals

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ixigo has given a makeover to its Trip Planning product and integrated Google’s Street View to enhance appeal of the destinations.Online Travel Agent (OTA) ixigo has tweaked its Travel Planner and attempted to infuse more travel related visual content as well as Social features. Additionally, the platform now has other important features like location–based searches, user–ratings as well as...
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Goibibo Ushers Bus Booking App For iOS

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Online travel aggregator Goibibo has launched bus booking app for iOS six months after launching the same app on Android in March. The app enables users to search and book bus tickets. As soon as the app is opened, users have to select the bus option from the home screen. In order to book a ticket, a user has to select the bus type from filters (AC/ Sleeper) and add destination (from-to), date,...
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iXigo Rolls Out Bus Ticketing App On Android

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Online travel search engine iXigo has unveiled a bus ticketing app on Android. Dubbed as ‘iXigo buses’ the app enables users to find and book bus tickets in India. The app lets users see bus schedules and compare bus ticket booking fares from 6 different bus ticketing sites. At mere 2.4MB in size, the app is light on your mobile. The interface of the app is extremely clear and feels responsive....
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iXiGo Introduces Road Travel App For Android Devices

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iXiGO, the online travel search engine has launched a mobile app called ‘On the Way’ for android devices. The app enables road travelers to access relevant information on all useful and interesting stoppages along their route.The free app searches and aggregates travel information across travel sites and gives travelers access to information on tourist destinations, places to visit,...
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iXigo Ushers New Android App For Train Search

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Online trip advisor iXiGo has launched  a customized  Android  app for train search. Dubbed as ‘Indian Rail and Trains‘ the app provides real-time information for all Indian Railway trains.Users can search trains by destinations or train numbers. The app also shows train routes & timings, real-time seat availability status for all journey classes and fares. Built completely...
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iXiGO Launches Windows 8 App, Aims To Tap More Influx

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iXiGO, the online trip advisor, has announced the launch of their customized app for Windows 8 users. The app is free, and is aimed at fostering the rising and transgressing advent of Windows 8 into becoming a prominent OS in Indian market. Windows 8 has been the much talked about OS, ever since it launched its beta version for user feedback and testing the bugs that mar the fresh take. The news has...
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Makemytrip & SAIF Acquire Majority Stake In iXiGo

iXiGO.com, one of India’s leading travel search engine player has been jointly acquired by SAIF Partners and Makemytrip for a total cash consideration of $18.5 million and to co-own 76.6% from existing share holders. Post this transaction, SAIF Partners will hold 56.7% while MakeMyTrip would own 19.9% respectively.Mr. Aloke Bajpai, Founder-CEO of iXiGO.com commented , “We are excited about...
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IIT Kanpur Organizing E-Summit ’11 To Foster Entrepreneurship

It is always great to hear about the IITs taking a hands on approach to entrepreneurship.  IIT Kanpur is organizing a 2 day event, E-summit ’11. In their own words, the purpose of this event is to ‘foster entrepreneurial initiatives and activities in campus thus fulfilling IIT Kanpur’s mandate of nurturing India’s future technopreneurs‘.When : 8th and 9th of January. Where...
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iXiGo Powers Flight Search On New Delhi And Hyderabad Airport Websites

In a new win for iXiGo, the company is now powering the travel search on the official websites for the Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) and the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport of Hyderabad.This will definitely help the company to reach out to a larger audience. This move is in conformance with the views Aloke Bajpai, founder of iXiGo outlined in an online interview last...
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Recap 2009: Online Travel

The year started with some bad news for OTA’s as the economy was still reeling under the pressure of recession and 26/11 shock of 2008. We interviewed Deep Kalra of Makemytrip early this year on his views about the recession driven economy. OTA’s started bolstering non air revenue streams like bus travel as well as train travel and also started looking at ad revenue and alternative payments...
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