When it comes to choosing a perfect travel destination, India’s stunning landscapes and rich heritage are the haven for avid travelers. And thus India has emerged as the most popular travel destination in Asia, this summer for travellers from United Kingdom. According to analysis conducted by Travelport, a Travel Commerce Platform, United States was the top destination while India was 2nd most popular travel destination globally for UK travellers.
As of June 14, 2019, around 87,000 advanced bookings were made in UK through all global distribution systems (GDS) for return flights to India. Flight bookings in other Asian countries like Thailand and China stood at 49,137 and 29,870 respectively.
Martin Herbert, Regional Managing Director - India and Sri Lanka, Travelport said, “It’s exciting news for Indian tourism to see the country attracting more bookings than both China and Thailand combined. This trend is fuelling increased booking volume and we expect to see it continue in the years to come.”
Sandeep Dwivedi, COO, InterGlobe Technology Quotient (ITQ) said, “India has been one of the topmost choices of international travellers owing to its rich cultural heritage, varied cultures, art & crafts and spiritual tourism. We are happy to see India as the second most booked summer destination for UK travellers. With so much to see and offer, I am sure that this number will certainly rise in the coming years.”
Owning to the stunning attractions, rich heritage and fascinating tourism credentials, India is the best choice for a perfect travel destination.