Pune, Maharashtra, India:TomTom expands map coverage and content covering all the major beaches, 34,000 points of interest across 264 categories, more than 170 prominent tourist destinations around Goa with turn by turn voice guided navigation from more than 5800 cities and towns across India.
TomTom India today announced the launch of their world-class Global Positioning System (GPS) in-car Portable Navigation Device (PND) for Goa market. TomTom device will not only enable the tourists but locals to explore Goa and nearby getaways. For Goa, the TomTom devices delivers turn-by-turn voice guided navigation to major beaches and over 34000 points of interest (POIs). These POIs are across 264 categories and sub-categories which include fuel stations, banks, restaurants, pharmacy, clinics, hotels, police stations etc.
Travel Goa and Western India like never before
Besides Goa, TomTom maps have more than 170 prominent and exotic tourist destinations around Goa pre-marked. Exploring western India will not be such a daunting task anymore with TomTom maps having turn-by-turn navigation for more than 750 cities and towns across Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra. Additionally, hundreds of weekend getaways are at your fingertips in a TomTom PND.
Sanu Vasudevan, Country Sales Manager, Consumer B.U TomTom India said, “Goa is one of the most frequented tourist destination of India and we are glad to have launched our products here. Tourists, not only from neighboring cities but from far and wide, travel by road and end up agitated for either getting lost, or taking a wrong route wasting time, effort and money. A PND device will not only help in saving time and fuel but enhance the over-all trip experience by not having to worry about not knowing the directions to reach one’s destination.”
Highlights of a TomTom
This VIA series product line up from TomTom is an easy to use navigation solution offering a stress free navigation experience to the driver. With safety features such as Bluetooth hands-free calling, voice commands and advanced lane guidance, drivers are able to navigate while keeping their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. A TomTom PND comes with free Lifetime Map Updates and support in 10 regional languages besides Hindi and Indian English. TomTom has developed, ‘Landmark navigation’ feature exclusively for India which lets one find a destination, by searching for the nearest landmarks like monuments, chowks, parks or attractions.
TomTom is loaded with features
Some other features which include Advanced Lane Guidance for navigating through those massive junctions where you get realistic 3D representation of the junctions; ‘Help me’ Emergency Services to find local emergency service information like hospitals, police stations, petrol stations to roadside assistance; 'Where am I’ feature in case one is clueless of his/her whereabouts in the middle of an isolated road or street; Hands-free Calling via Bluetooth; Voice Control and Commands (only for VIA 120 & VIA 125); Dual Mounting option for windscreen or dashboard and Map Corrections which helps to change or add your own Points of Interest. The range starts from 9999 INR, and is available in all major automobile accessories shop across India. It is also available online through their authorized etailer’s - flipkart.com and Theitdepot.com.
Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX: TOM2) is a leading provider of navigation and location-based products and services. TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and business solutions. TomTom also designs and manufactures its own location-based products including portable navigation devices and fleet management solutions, as well as GPS-enabled sports watches. Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has 3,500 employees worldwide and sells its products in over 40 countries. For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com
Srinivas Kumar, TomTom, +91 (20) 71045006