LRMC reforms driving experience for LRT-1 riders with first ever tourism app ikotMNL

  • Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) released the very first railway and tourism app in the Philippines
  • ikotMNL app is produced to bring more convenience to local and foreign tourists traveling in Manila
  • ikotMNL also helps promote tourism in the country’s capital city

In partnership with the Department of Tourism and AC Infrastructure, Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) offers the very first railway and tourism app in the Philippines free ikotMNL mobile app featuring convenient one-stop information for commuters and tourists traveling along the route of LRT-1 in Metro Manila.

The ikotMNL application, accessible for the two iOS and Android gadgets, prepares travelers to design their excursions and drives ahead. The application’s center highlights incorporate constant train appearances and takeoffs, charge data, swarm observing in twenty stations of LRT-1, places of interest, wellbeing updates, traveler warnings, news and declarations, a talk box for client support help and an input structure to help improve train administration and traveler experience.

LRMC President and CEO Juan F. Alfonso emphasized that this innovation in LRMC is produced to modernize and delight LRT-1 riders.

He said,”This is the first railway and tourism app in the Philippines. We constantly look for modern ways to change the way we move people and this ikotMNL app is an innovative tool to delight our passengers with a comfortable, safe, and convenient experience when riding the LRT-1.”

Besides giving convenience, the ikotMNL application likewise advances nearby the travel industry with point by point bearings on places of interest close LRT-1 stations and data about cooperated neighborhood visit administrators who are more than ready to show visitors the best places for touring and incredible spots to eat and shop in Manila.

According to Alfonso, promoting local tourism in the nation’s capital is made easier with the help of ikotMNL app.

“We are excited to be part of tourists’ Manila adventures with ikotMNL app and the LRT-1,” he said.

The magnificence of the ikotMNL application accompanies its bound together motivation behind being an urban versatility application, transport application, and in the end, a way of life application—across the board bundle.

“We’ve spent a considerable amount of time and effort into making the ikotMNL app the best it can be and this early, we already have more features in mind to add to the app. It is our way to keep improving it so that those who have downloaded and yet to download the ikotMNL mobile app may continue to enjoy using it,” said LRMC Corporate Communications Head Jacqueline Gorospe.

The ikotMNL can be download for free on the App Store or Google Play. The future upgrade plans for the app include a partnership with beep card and QR codes for fares and tie-ups with merchants.

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