January 14, 2007

New Pan-Asia Travel Information WAP Portal launched

The Bridge Mobile Alliance, of which India’s Bharti Airtel is a member, has launched a mobile WAP travel portal called ConciergeGo. ZDNet reports that travel information is currently limited to “eight Asian markets and 13 major cities, including Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane), Hong Kong, India (New Delhi, Mumbai), Indonesia (Jakarta, Bali), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), Philippines (Manila), Singapore and Taiwan (Taipei).”
Content includes the city specific information for tourists on the weather, sightseeing, shopping, dining, events. Also provided is information on embassy contacts, emergency numbers. The monetization? Local promotions.

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