Indians Await Travel To Dubai, Maldives And Thailand After International Flights Resume

by Tania Tarafdar
Indians Await Travel To Dubai, Maldives And Thailand After International Flights Resume

The UAE has become a top destination for Indian tourists and companies. Indians find all kinds of luxuries in Dubai, as well as a perfect setting for business events. The in-flow of tourists from India went up by 50% in the past few months. In fact, the VFS processed over 40,000 UAE visas since the time Dubai reopened its borders for Indian tourists. As India restarts the operations of scheduled international flights passengers travelling from India to the UAE will now have more options in terms of seat availability and airfares. They are also waiting to travel to Maldives and Thailand as flights start running in full capacity.

With the reopening of the Indian skies, 66 airlines will run about 3,250 flights per week. Emirates has also announced that it will run India-UAE flights to pre-pandemic levels. Besides, if you are planning to travel to India during the Eid Holidays you can get cheaper flights as airlines are restoring UAE-India flights to full capacity.

Goa & Jaipur Are The Most Booked Destinations In India

Travellers seem to be back on the road. Jaipur and Goa have emerged as the most favoured leisure destinations in India as several states have eased COVID-19 restrictions to revive the tourism and hospitality sector, as per a report. Apart from Goa and Jaipur, Manali, Ooty, and Mysore are the top booked destinations among domestic travellers, according to OYO’s Unlocking Travel Report 2021.

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Rajasthan Is The Most-Loved Road Trip Destination In India

Rajasthan has emerged as ‘Favourite Indian State for Road Trip’ by Condé Nast Traveler. Apart from road trips, the state has also been declared runner-up in the ‘Favourite Leisure Destination in India’ category.

Delhi Has The Highest Travel Aspirants

OYO’s booking trends also reveals that the popular destinations saw demands from the people of Delhi, making it the city with the highest aspirants to travel again. According to the survey, safety emerged as the top priority for guests and 56% of travellers preferred to travel by private vehicles to nearby locations with their family and friends. Travellers are also now more likely to plan vacations between 1 to 3 days.

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Roadtrips And Staycations Become Popular

From these trends, we can conclude that the tourism industry is reviving faster than we expected. With safety being the first priority, travellers are now looking to explore exciting local hidden gems. And while air travel has taken a backseat, road trips and staycations are finding a lot of popularity. The demand for leisure travel shows that people are ready to move beyond the challenges brought in by the pandemic. This Fairy Tale Getaway Just Few Hours From Bangalore Will Remind You Of Colmar In France

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Consumers are continuously looking for trusted, sanitised and clean stays. In comparison, 80% of users lookup for sanitised properties, 46% of them seek regulation related information.