Indian Travellers News
In India waiting time for UK visit visa down to 15 days from 7 weeks in October
Until October the time to process a visit visa for UK took at least seven weeks. By December the waiting time was reduced to five weeks. Now, the British High Commissioner has said that Indian travellers will receive their visit visas within 15 days of application
India among fastest-growing alternative accommodation markets for Booking.com
Globally, 40 percent of the company's active customers booked an alternative accommodation between February 2018-February 2019, it said.
OYO raises $100 million from Singapore-based Grab's arm A1 Holding; eyes expansion in Southeast Asia
In October this year, OYO said it had forayed into Indonesia and also confirmed an investment of over $100 million in the country as part of its expansion in Southeast Asia.
New York tops list for preferred White Christmas holiday for Indians, says report
New York, London and Toronoto are the most preferred destinations for Indian travellers for Christmas this year
97% Indian travellers eye 'sustainable' tourism in 2018, do not mind paying a premium for it, finds survey
The survey found that Indian travellers are the most willing to pay the premium closely followed by Brazilians and Chinese.
Indians take an average 5.6 trips annually above global average of 4.2 trips, reveals survey
The survey revealed that trips taken by Indians are largely contributed by business travel at 2.6 trips compared to APAC (1.6 trips) and global (1.4).
Indian travellers among top three in getting best value hotel room rates
Indian travellers are among the top three in getting best value hotel room rates domestically in 2013, at Rs 5,254 a night, according to the latest Hotel Price Index (HPI) report by a leading online accommodation booking website.