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According to travel portals, more and more people are planning to travel this holiday season. According to booking.com, reservations are primarily for domestic destinations. He added that there had been an increase in travel bookings to places such as the United Arab Emirates and France.
Sunil Suresh, marketing director of goibibo.com, said the hills and beach destinations have become the favorite vacation spots. “We are confident that we are seeing a steady increase in bookings month over month across all travel landscapes, be it hills, beaches or culturally rich destinations. As the holiday season and winter break approaches, young travelers have already started researching and booking their trips 30 to 45 days in advance. Suresh said that currently 60% of total advance bookings are made by those in Goa, Manali, Darjeeling, Udaipur, Shimla, Gangtok, Agra, Jaipur, Amritsar, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Srinagar.
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According to booking.com, the United Arab Emirates, France and the United Kingdom are the three most booked international destinations between October 1 and November 30. New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Goa, Jaipur and Manali are among the top 10 most booked domestic destinations. destinations for the end of year celebrations during the same period.
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Hotels remain the type of accommodation most booked by people traveling within the country. Besides hotels, people are also looking to stay with host families and apartments.
Ritu Mehrotra, Regional Director, South Asia, booking.com, said: “As the holiday season approaches, travelers are starting to plan their next trip, whether it’s home to visit family or to pleasure trips with friends. While reservations are largely domestic, we are also seeing demand for international travel. “