Aloke Bajpai, CEO, iXiGO.com said, “Christmas is traditionally a great time to catch up with family and friends, eat heartily, sing carols, explore beautifully decked-up places, and be merry! In India too, we have many options for revelers who wish to make the most of the holiday season. However, few people know about these amazing experiences that one can have on Christmas, whether it is munching a delicious cake, listening to carols in a Church, or joining the wackiest celebrations on the planet!”
Keeping the Christmas vibe alive, iXiGO.com has added its distinct quirky flavour to its guides that present 10 destinations in India with their famous local bakeries and churches supported by a brief descriptor and complete contact details. Additionally, there is a list of absolutely bizarre, yet interesting, ways in which Christmas is celebrated in certain places across the world that one would have never heard of before!
Talking about the Christmas guides, Saurabh Srivastava, VP, Marketing & Product Strategy at iXiGO.com said, “We’re extending the spirit of iXiGO’s Trip Planner by providing well-researched and curated definitive guides for celebrating Christmas. Simplifying the lives of travelers is a lot of hard work though! Our team has gone the extra mile to ask locals, call up churches and find the most trustworthy tips, right from savouring the best rum cakes to joining midnight masses at churches. We’ve even created a customised and downloadable carry-along hymn book for people to make the experience complete and memorable. Stay tuned for more such suggestions in the future!”
While the bakeries and churches listed in iXiGO’s guides cover the large metro cities such as Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, it has also included some interesting offbeat cities such as Shillong, Kottayam and Shimla for travelers on the move in and around these places. The Christmas guides give complete contact information, opening timings of the bakeries and in the case of churches, the exact mass timings along with the timings of carols singing. The iXiGO Christmas guides are all available on iXiGO’s blog. For travelers who haven’t planned their Christmas yet, it’s time to eat, sing, explore and be merry!
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