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More Indians opt for smaller vacations, multiple times

This has now emerged as the largest segment for tour operators; weekend bookings are growing at 40%

Sohini Das  |  Ahmedabad 

Small is big for Indian vacationers, as they increasingly opt for multiple short-haul tours during the year. Rajeev Kale, president and country head, leisure travel and MICE at Thomas Cook (India), said we have observed a surge in weekend bookings of over 35 per cent for international travel and 50 per cent for domestic travel,  compared to past year.  According to a recent Yatra Summer Survey, 59.9 per cent Indians opt for two-to-three holidays in a year, compared to 30.6 per cent people who travel once a year. Only 9.5 per cent Indians travel more than four times ...

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First Published: Sun, April 23 2017. 01:09 IST
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