BENGALURU: HolidayIQ.com, India's largest travel community with over 30 lakh members from 80+ Indian cities, has won the award for 'Best Travel Website'. The award was presented by the India Internet and Mobile Association at the 5th India Digital Awards.
HolidayIQ.com outdid brands like MakeMyTrip, Goibibo in content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, interactivity, overall experience and won the title.
Speaking on the occasion and commenting about the award, Mr. Hari Nair, Founder and CEO, HolidayIQ.com said, "HolidayIQ.com represents the future of Indian travel online. Disruption is a way of life at HolidayIQ and we have always been ahead of the curve. We have figured out innovative ways to get reviews from lots of different Indian travelers, who were not familiar with the concept of sharing reviews. The 2014 India Digital Awards recognizes our consistent achievement, rapid growth and potential to create significant traction in the Indian tourism industry." He further added, "We recently crossed 1 million travel opinions for Indian holidays and are poised to take this to 10 million in the next 18 months. Focused primarily on leisure travel, traveler reviews and mobile devices, HolidayIQ provides the sharpest information for the on-the-go, smarter Indian travelers."
Apart from this, the company has won Red Herring Asia top 100 for Innovation. It was nominated for Best Travel Website in 'India Travel Awards' by Incredible India, and Outlook Traveller Awards. HolidayIQ was also nominated for the most innovative mobile app in the 2014 India Digital Awards.
HolidayIQ is India's largest travel community with over 30 lakh members from 80+ Indian cities and is India's first holiday planning website powered entirely by reviews, photos, videos and other advice generated from these Indian travellers. Currently, around 50 lakh Indian travellers plan their vacations on HolidayIQ.com every month of which 50% activity is through mobile.
HolidayIQ.com is a VC-backed company (invested in by Tiger Global & Accel Partners) operationally headquartered in Bangalore, India.
HolidayIQ.com lists over 2000 tourism destinations & 50,000+ accommodation options (hotels, resorts, home-stays, jungle camps and serviced apartments) in India. All of which are bookable through over 1600 partnerships, with leading online travel agencies like Makemytrip, Yatra and Expedia and offline players such as Thomas Cook, SOTC, etc.
HolidayIQ.com is not a travel agency, nor is it partially or fully owned by any travel agency, hotel chain or any other travel industry player. Therefore HolidayIQ.com is fully independent and can provide travellers with truthful information not affected by any requirements to sell specific travel products.
For more information, visit www.holidayiq.com
Primary Media Contact: Nihal Shaikh, firstname.lastname@example.org, +91-9886630627, Manager Public Relations, HolidayIQ
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