An insight into where Indians are travelling for Holi this year – Business Traveller


It’s that time of the year when the weather is still pleasant for a quick getaway before it gets too hot. With the festival of colours just round the corner coupled with a long weekend, Indians travellers are taking this opportunity to spend the Holi weekend away from home. Ahead of the upcoming long weekend, Booking.com revealed the top booked domestic destinations and accommodation types by Indian travellers from March 18, 2022 to March 20, 2022 to celebrate Holi.

While classic city breaks to metros like New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru continue, travellers are opting for mini-vacations to leisurely beach destinations like Goa and Puducherry as well as hill stations like Rishikesh and Lonavala. While travellers are exploring varied options for accommodation, hotels continue to be the top booked accommodation type followed by resorts and guest houses. The top destinations being booked are:

New Delhi
Mumbai
Goa
Rishikesh
Bengaluru
Jaipur
Lonavala
Puducherry
Udaipur
Agra

Ritu Mehrotra, Regional Commercial Director APAC, Booking.com’ said “For nearly 2 years, travel limitations and working from home have caused travellers to restrict themselves in terms of the places they want to visit. While the world is still reeling from the impact of the pandemic, travellers want to take a step back, relax and embrace the experiences that they have missed out on. While the primary motivation for leisure travel is to break away from the monotony of everyday life, travellers are looking to engage in new experiences and reconnect once again with friends and family. With our mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, we will continue to be there for our customers offering the widest choice, great value and the easiest booking experience from anywhere and on any device, as it becomes safe to do so.”

booking.com



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