About ixigo

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ixigo strives to simplify the lives of travelers through innovative travel planning, research & social products.


Who Are We?


ixigo.com is India's leading online and mobile travel search and planning website. We make market-leading travel apps that simplify the life of travelers and make travelling a happy experience. We aggregate, search, and compare the best deals for flights, hotels, buses, trains and packages, reviews and the best travel facts from across 100+ travel websites to provide the most trustworthy travel information at one place.

ixigo is the brainchild of Aloke Bajpai and Rajnish Kumar, who launched it in 2007 and form the heart and soul of the company. Our team comprises of a passionate bunch of techies, product folks, content curators, marketing folks and designers. What binds us, you ask? Our love for travel and creating the best products in the travel space.
 

What We Do?


ixigo works towards giving travellers a one-stop-shop to get all their travel related answers. Right from choosing your travel destination to nitty-gritties like what to see, where to eat, where to stay, tips and trivia, you can plan all elements of your perfect trip here. We’ll be your friend, philosopher and guide with reliable information for every trip you undertake, with online tools and mobile apps making your lives simple and stress-free.



 

Milestones


We don’t like to brag, but we’re pretty awesome like that! In 2012, ixigo was among the top 10 finalists to be showcased at UnPluggd, Bangalore, a cool event for the start-up earlyvangelist community. We’ve been dubbed as the “search engine with a human touch” by eyefortravel.com and featured in BBC World’s Fast Track list of “globally most innovative products” in 2012.

NASSCOM pitted us in its list of Top 10 Emerging Company in India, 2010 in 2010 and Business today picked us one of the hottest start-ups of 2008. In fact, almost as soon as it was launched, ixigo made it as a finalist to the Red Herring Global 100, 2007 and Red Herring Asia 100, 2007, the prestigious lists of hot companies in the World and Asia respectively. What we’re trying to say is - we like being awesome!


 

Our Investors


ixigo.com is an investee company of SAIF Partners & MakeMyTrip Ltd.
 

SAIF Partners India is a leading private equity firm that is currently managing over US$ 1 billion of investments in India. SAIF Partners makes privately negotiated equity or equity-linked investments in early and growth stage companies across sectors such as consumer products & services, technology, media, telecom, financial services, healthcare, travel and tourism, and manufacturing. In addition to ixigo.com, SAIF's India investments include Sify.com, Intelligroup, IL&FS Investment, Makemytrip.com, HomeShop18, One97 Communications and JustDial.

 


MakeMyTrip Limited is the parent company of MakeMyTrip (India) Private Limited, India's largest online travel company, Makemytrip.com Inc.,Hotel Travel Group, Luxury Tours & Travel Pte. Ltd., ITC Group (Thailand) and Luxury Tours (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. The Company's services and products include air tickets, customized holiday packages, hotel bookings, railway tickets, bus tickets, car hire and facilitating access to travel insurance. Through its primary websites, www.makemytrip.com and www.hoteltravel.com, and other technology-enhanced platforms, the company provides access to all major domestic full-service and low-cost airlines operating in India, all major airlines operating to and from India, over 10,700 hotels and guesthouses in India, more than 73,000 hotels outside India, Indian Railways and several major Indian bus operators.