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Indians love to be connected all the time, however, it also means that they do not disconnect from work much.
Indians 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 Indians are always working on a vacation, #1 globally, followed by the US (seven per cent) and Brazil (six per cent).
Social media is emerging as strong driving force in creating vacation happiness with Indians being number one in always taking selfies (22 per cent), posting photos on social media (22 per cent), "checking in" on social media (21 per cent) and connecting with others through social media (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 Indians are social media 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.