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Indians most anxious globally over lack of internet while holidaying: Study

14% Indians are always working on a vacation, followed by US and Brazil

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Home is where the vacation is

top ahead of Thailand and Mexico when it comes to using while holidaying, says a survey conducted by Expedia.

love to be connected all the time, however, it also means that they do not disconnect from work much.

are globally most anxious on not being able to access Wi-Fi or internet to check work e-mail (59 per cent). In fact, they lead in showing a preference for an airline that offers in-flight Wi-Fi (33 per cent).

Hence, 14 per cent are always working on a vacation, #1 globally, followed by the US (seven per cent) and Brazil (six per cent).

is emerging as strong driving force in creating happiness with being number one in always taking selfies (22 per cent), posting photos on (22 per cent), "checking in" on (21 per cent) and connecting with others through (19 per cent), said the Expedia survey.

The survey included 15,363 respondents, across 17 countries (US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, India and Thailand)

The survey also highlighted that even though are obsessed beach-goers who spend the majority of their time uploading pictures and video, 24 per cent of their compatriots find it very annoying, said the statement.

First Published: Sat, October 14 2017. 14:12 IST