Travel industry observers and insiders have reported a jump of 60% in monsoon holiday-related travel. People are moving to cooler places in the hills to enjoy their vacations. Travel portals and financial services companies have also noticed a 60% in their bookings and revenues. The reason being that people are now more open to spending to enjoy themselves and don’t mind spending on experiences rather than things. Curated tours, speciality tours, adventure and safari tours – there is a whole host of custom made travel packages and products that have hit the market.
Places like Kerala continue to be a favourite holiday spot for the monsoons along with Kovalam, Varkala, Munnar and Auroville. There is also a huge demand for Bhutan, Ladakh and Pondicherry. People from Delhi are vacationing for shorter durations preferring places like Dharamsala, McLeod Ganj, Mussoorie and Manali.
So folks, time to pack those bags and escape the heat to a hill destination. You can also avail of all the great discount and cash back offers that travel companies are offering to lure customers.