Editor’s Note

Indian travel market possibly will see 40% growth in Jun till Aug

Indian travel market shows strong signs of recovery from the pandemic, with international leisure flight bookings from India increasing by 40 percent in June-August 2023 compared to the same period in 2022.

Solo travellers takes the lead as the data reveals. Thailand remains top choice for leisure travel while for Indian couples, Western countries are the top choice.

The growth of 40 percent seen in international leisure flight between June-August, represents the highest level of outbound leisure flight bookings from India in the post-COVID years.

However, the demand is still 15-20 percent lower than the pre-pandemic high of 2019.

Followed by San Francisco, Melbourne, Toronto, and Bali, the report highlights that Singapore received the highest flight bookings from India for travel between June-August 2023. Western countries are the top choice for Indian couples this summer, along with the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom being the most booked destinations.

In Asia, Bali and Singapore are the most popular choices. For families from India, the United States, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, and Thailand are the most popular destinations. Meanwhile, for solo travellers, the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom are the most popular destinations, with Thailand remaining a top choice for leisure travel. Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are being booked more often for business travel by solo travellers rather than leisure.

Enjoy reading till we meet again!

Stay safe, Stay Healthy

Susmita Ghosh