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There is no effect of inflation on the people who are fond of traveling in the country. Compared to 2021, traveling has become costlier by 30-40%, hotel expenses by 20-30% and all other expenses by 50%. Even after this, this time on Christmas and New Year, the booking for favorite tourist spots like Goa, Manali, Ladakh, Maldives and Mauritius has increased by 45-55% as compared to last year.
According to reports, train travel has become 23% more expensive in a year. Tour packages are 15-20% costlier than in 2019, yet domestic flights are 90-95% full. Budget hotel bookings have increased by 44% between the last week of December to the first week of January.
There is no possibility of reduction in booking even after New Year
According to Shripad Vaidya, co-founder and COO of ConfirmTickets, ticket bookings to Goa and Puducherry have increased by 50% for the winter holidays. There has been an increase of 15%-20% in bookings for Mumbai-Kolkata and Delhi. According to MakeMyTrip COO Vipul Prakash, there is no possibility of a drop in bookings even after Christmas and New Year.
Now Indians are going here…
For Family Tour: Kerala, Uttarakhand, Himachal, Odisha, Rajasthan, Dubai, Bali, Singapore, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal.
with friends: Goa, Puducherry, Manali, Kashmir, Andaman, Thailand and Mauritius. Honeymoon: Goa, Manali, Ladakh, Maldives, Mauritius and Vietnam.
Destination Wedding: Goa, Rajasthan, Kerala, Himachal, Gujarat, Bali and Thailand.
… preparing to go further here
Manas Kapoor, head of travel insurance at Policy Bazaar, said that most people go to countries like Dubai, Thailand during the December-January holidays. At present, traveling is less in Europe and America, because it is still very cold there and many places to visit are closed. But after February, travel to countries of Europe and America including England, Norway, Switzerland will increase.
Tour and travel industry is expected to be 1.23 lakh crore by the end of the year
Nishant Pitti, CEO, EaseMyTriya, said that the tour and travel industry is expected to reach Rs 1.23 lakh crore by the end of this year, as the travel sentiment is at an all-time high. The share of packaged tour in this will be about 55 thousand crore rupees.