Expedia Report Spotlights Indian Travelers
- Tourism Trends
- Aug 21, 2015
As the travel industry focuses more on India, Expedia has released a report that examines the travel behavior and preferences of Indians. As the travel industry focuses more on India, Expedia has released a report that examines the travel behavior and preferences of Indians. Of the 520 surveyed, 48 percent said they picked their destination based on which activities they wanted to experience.
Holiday activities are picking up amongst Indian travelers. This is evident from the fact that almost half of them decide the activities and then plan their destination. Many Indians appear to be budget-conscious, too, with 44 percent choosing to travel during the offseason. They list better deals on flights and hotels (60 percent), fewer crowds (56 percent) and “no children running around making noise” (33 percent) as their biggest reasons for avoiding the peak travel season. Indians are most anxious about landing the best deals (40 percent), trip companions flaking at the last minute (23 percent) and standing in long lines for tickets to theme parks and museums (22 percent), according to the report.