ixigo Named One of the 50 Hottest Brands in Delhi NCR

Paul Writer Brand Summit 2014 honours ixigo

Gurgaon, India, August 30, 2014 --(PR.com)-- ixigo.com, India’s leading travel planning & search engine and the brand behind the top travel apps in India, has been recognised as one of the 50 hottest brands in Delhi NCR. This award was conferred at the recently held Paul Writer Brand Summit - Futurist Marketing Conclave 2014. The award was conferred based on voting by consumers and a distinguished jury comprising of eminent marketing and digital media stalwarts. Some of the other brands with whom ixigo shared the honour included Adidas, BMW, Harley Davidson, Honda, Coca Cola, Samsung, Hewlett Packard and DLF.

ixigo Co-Founder & CEO, Aloke Bajpai said, “It is a proud moment for all of us at ixigo as this is the result of the cumulative efforts of everyone behind the brand’s success right from the ixigo team to the users who have voted for us and whose word-of-mouth has been the biggest contributor to our brand’s growth. The vision is to keep staying ‘hot’ & relevant and to stick to our mission of simplifying the lives of travellers.”

In addition to this laurel, ixigo recently also won a bronze award for best use of #hashtags by the first chapter of Socialathon 2014, organized by Digital Market Asia, Singapore. The two recent accolades add up to ixigo’s winning spree this year with a Bronze Abby at the Goa fest 2014 for its famous ‘don't travel patti bandh ke’ television commercial, a gold at the Indian Digital Media Awards (IDMA) 2014 for PNR status app and a silver Echo award 2014 by the Direct Marketing Association:India (DMAi) for the brand’s efforts in content marketing.

About ixigo.com
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. Today through its various mobile apps - ixigo app, pnr status, road trips, trains, buses, goa travel guide and the website ixigo helps over 3.3 million travelers every month to find answers to their travel related queries, gather key information, plan and travel more.

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 at facebook.com/ixigo and twitter at twitter.com/ixigo

Media Contact:
Simran Kodesia - simran@ixigo.com (+91 8588832406)
Simran Kodesia
+91 8588832406