Kotsa, the Mauritian creole word for "where" is a mobile guide that will make your visit to Mauritius unforgettable. All the famous hotels, villas and guesthouses are indicated on a Mauritian Google Map. Press on the accommodation you want and get a factsheet of it with pictures and description.
The same applies for the restaurants, golf courses, places of interest, shopping malls and shops and also car rental companies. Interesting factsheets can be saved in a favourite list and shared with friends and relatives via a social network tool.
Don't worry about roaming cost in Mauritius!!! You can get all the information you need on your mobile device with a Wi-Fi connection at your hotel, house or public places and afterwards, have a comfortable navigation anywhere in an offline mode. Even the map and all its markers are still available in the offline mode. It is to be noted that Kotsa is only a 2.2 mb application.
The 10 functions that build the comparative advantages of Kotsa towards other guides are as follows:
Kotsa is available in English, French and recently in Chinese. After English and French, the Chinese version of Kotsa is now available on your more complete tourism guide to Mauritius. Chinese in simplified characters or phonetic Chinese (pinyin) have been added to cater for needs and necessities in the evolution of the Mauritian tourism market.
The complete bus routes of Mauritius including approximate arrival time, fares and intervals and even the colour of the bus is available on Kotsa.
Use our goto function to let Kotsa direct you steps by steps to the desired place.
4. PRACTICAL INFOS
Get useful information about Mauritius such as exchange rates, security, culture, electricity, telephone, food….
Kotsa gives a list of recommendations that most tourist will find useful during their holidays in Mauritius. Among these you may find: interesting spots for kitesurfing, where to see dolphins, when to come to Mauritius, festivities not to miss out,
Kotsa has included a list of emergency numbers: different Police departments, ambulances' station, fire services and hospitals are available on a single click
Use our click2call function to call the interesting point you've seen on the application.
Plan your holidays in Mauritius by using the internal planner of Kotsa. User can even share their planner on their favourite social network and hence makes their friends envious.
9. SHARE ON SOCIAL NETWORKS
Find an interesting view point, take a picture via Kotsa, add a text and then share it with your friend and relatives via your favourite social network tool.
Let Kotsa talk creole for you in order to find your way, say hello,....
Kotsa has recently integrated a voice system that can talk creole, the local language of Mauritius, for you in order to discuss with the locals or simply to learn some Mauritian word. Lean how to pronounce "bonzour" or ask for your way in creole for instance. Try it, it’s funny but useful !!!