buzzintown.com, an online platform dedicated to promotion of events and entertainment in india, has launched its us and canada versions. according to buzzintown, its international versions currently cover 16 cities across us and canada and aims to tap growing non-resident and ethnic indian community across north america. amitabh saran, co-founder and ceo, buzzintown said 93the north american events and entertainment market, including the us and canada, for the nri community has seen significant traction in 2009 with the market growth pegged at around 10% a year. the launch is also in line with our strategy to tap the exponential spending capacity of the nri community which consumes indian news, movies, music and local events.
94buzzintown.com has also introduced new features such as recommendations, suggestions and information on events of the week; a movies section that features all the latest and forthcoming releases and reviews; listing of restaurants along with their specials and food festivals; a traveler section that provides information about various travel destinations in India and abroad including when to go, how to get there, what to carry and what to see, local shopping information and other travel tips