Remember the frustration of navigating multiple websites for information, to plan your last family vacation to indulge in the Singapore Night Safari or dealing with exhaustive travel brochures to visit the Kanchanaburi Tiger Temple in Thailand? You can now put these behind you!Guiddoo, the world’s leading ‘Mobile Tour Guiding App’, with 150,000+ app downloads already,today announced the launch of its “most elaborate” and “traveler friendly”Travel app for South East Asia.
The Guiddoo app for South East Asia offers information to the most preferred destinations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Pattaya. Six new SE Asia destinations will be announced at the Mekong Tourism Forum in Vietnam on 16 June this year.
The app offers information across all major content requirements a traveller may have, both prior and during the trip. These include a complete guide – audio and visual to all major tourist spots in these cities. It even allows a user to buy tickets and book tours to all the major tourist attractions directly from the app, with its in-built Meta Search Engine that provides the best deals from Viator, Getyourguide and BeMyGuest. Further it makes suggestions of the best places to visit as well as handpicks the best restaurants where users can enjoy the local cuisine. The app also eases trip planning by providing information such as the weather forecast, currency exchange and local transport info.
Commenting on the launch, NidhiVarma, Founder of Guiddoo, said, “Southeast Asia presents enormous potential for the travel industry especially for the Indian traveler, given the high number of inbound tourists the region hosts year on year. Given this background, timely and trusted advice on where to go, need-to-know travel information and in-city details with information on tourist spots like monuments, museums, parks, ticketing etc., make it easier for a traveler to not only plan the trip but maximize his time during the trip by having all information at his fingertips”.
The Guiddoo app can be used offline and once downloaded by the user does not need an Internet connection to access, thereby saving a user high roaming costs. To ensure that users get to experience the Guiddoo SE Asia Travel Guide before they buy it, it runs on the freemium model, where some of the features are free to use. The app is priced at USD 4.99 where all the media access is given.
About Guiddoo Guiddoo is an in-destination mobile app founded in 2013. A ‘Mobile Tour Guiding App’, it has been developed in India by a team of technologists and travel experts, who want to create a valuable tool for fellow travellers. Available for Android and iOS, Guiddoo is a first of its kind mobile app that provides an in-depth and highly researched audio visual guide to world famous tourist spots and attractions such as the TajMahal, Statue of Liberty, The Colosseum, Eiffel Tower, Angkor Wat, as well as modern monuments like the BurjKhalifa. An interactive app it allows for social sharing from within the app. Once downloaded on an Android smart phone or an iPhone, it does not require an Internet connection to access. Guiddoo is both a response to and a replacement for audio guides and other alternatives that are currently prevalent in the market.
Guiddoo app has received many awards and recognitions. It was among the list of 25 startups announced by early stage Investor, India Quotient for MobileIQ, a competition for early stage mobile startups.Guiddoo was awarded the Red Herring Asia 100 in Hong Kong. It has won the prestigious App Idol award at The Global App Summit Dubai and has been shortlisted for the Alpha Program at the Dublin Summit, considered as the biggest European Startup Conferences.
For more information on Guiddoo, please visit www.guiddoo.com