iXiGo launches road travel app, Find interesting & useful places “On the Way!”


iXiGo launches road travel app, Find interesting & useful places “On the Way!”

ixigo has launched an innovative mobile app – “On the Way! ” that allows road travelers to access relevant information on all useful and interesting stoppages along their route.

The app searches and aggregates travel information across travel sites and gives travelers access to information on tourist destinations, places to visit, things to do, modes  of  transport, driving directions, hotels, restaurants, weather and more.

This location-based app has been launched currently only for the Android smartphones and can be downloaded from here .

ixigo.com intends to help travelers on the move by providing them with relevant information like locations of roadside eateries, petrol pumps, ATMs, medical shops etc and give access to this information from your Android device.

Rajnish Kumar, CTO & Co-founder, ixigo.com said, “ We’ve built an app that not only gives you directions but also helps with important and precise information on the various points of interest that lie on the way. From Dhabas to Monuments, we’ve got over 300,000 relevant & useful stoppages across India.”

Key features of the app:

  • Information for both inter-city and intra-city road trips, including state and national highways between destinations.
  • Include a map-view showing the entire road journey with points of interest plotted along the way.
  • A list-view showing nearby places like Eateries, Petrol, Liquor Shops, ATMs, Attractions, Hotels & Medical Stores.
  • A search functionality to find places by name in any of the above categories.

Very recently, MapMyIndia launched version 8 of their maps  that covers 10.33 million places and 4,787 cities at street level.

iXiGo recently launched Rail & Train search app that provides real-time information for all Indian Railway trains on Android phones.

Is Travel 2.0 the NextBigWhat for iXiGo? Watch Cofounder, Aloke sharing the company’s journey at UnPluggd, India’s Biggest Startup Conference.

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