Temperatures soar high, so do the travel plans this summer


Where are you planning your vacations this summer? Just as summers have arrived, people are already on their way to trips and excursions. A considerable rise has been seen in both domestic and international bookings. According to tour agencies and organizations, one may see between 20 to 25% escalation in the bookings. As a matter of fact, travelers are aiming to explore new places and tap on exchange profits to visit Europe (owing to fluctuating Euros).

Though foreign tours have been lower by a minimal ratio of 5to7% as compared to last year but on the flipside, the same has fueled the bookings for destinations with longer duration. Talking about Swiss tourism, there is a growth of 10% in the tourists from India. According to the reports, tourist are preferring adventure trips and opting for activities like helicopter ride to Jungfrau or para gliding at Interlaken. Various tourism boards from other countries are taking efforts to accelerate travelling activities. In recent times, foreign tourism companies have organized campaigns to boost more travelling like British and Hong Kong Tourism.

Surprisingly, it has been surveyed that a major number of travelers are looking out to travel to offbeat destinations. So much so, that at least 55% of travelers are looking out for something different. The desire to go to different travel spots has increased by approximately 25% from last year.

Coming to the domestic tours, you may see 20-25% increase in domestic travel where people want to go to places such as Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Kashmir, and Himachal Pradesh. Other popular destinations include Landsdowne, Yelagiri (Tamil Nadu), Khajjar (near Dalhousie), Jaipur, Goa, Nainital, Shimla, and Ooty. These places are a forever favorite of people and almost every year, one may see an escalated figure of tourists. Ideally, people prefer cold places to travel and take a relief. Travel agencies are offering major schemes and offers.

On a sad note, after Nepal Earthquake disaster, a major setback has been reported in the tourism sector of the country. Owing to the cancellations of Nepal packages, many people have opted to travel across Singapore and Bangkok. There are  immense places to travel and it is completely your choice which destination are you heading to. You have a ton of options this year. Where are you planning this summer?

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2 thoughts on “Temperatures soar high, so do the travel plans this summer

  1. I’ll stay home I guess, owing to my aversion to the “tourist season” (not that my pocket would have allowed me to do that anyways!).

    Great read anyways, thanks! 🙂

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