Goa, Sept 28:
Goa and Jaipur have emerged as the top booked leisure destinations as several states have eased COVID-19 related restrictions for travellers to boost the tourism and hospitality sector, as per a report.
In India, Goa, Jaipur, Manali, Ooty and Mysore are the top-ranked leisure destinations among domestic travellers, according to Indian hospitality startup OYO’s Unlocking Travel Report 2021.
Unlocking Travel Report 2021 is based on actual bookings on OYO platform during August – September 2021 and advance bookings from October 2021-January 2022, across different geographies.
According to the report, most Indians are preferring long weekends for leisure destinations, as there was a spike in bookings during Janmashtami and Ganesh Chaturthi.
For the upcoming long weekends of Dussehra and Guru Nanak Jayanti, the OYO data shows that travellers are opting for holidays across India’s leisure destinations – with Jaipur topping the list, followed by the beautiful beaches of Goa, it added.
Meanwhile, the report also revealed that in the UK, there is a high preference for travel on short weekend breaks, followed by school holidays and business trips.
In the UK, OYO’s booking trends for September reveal that the British are heading to London, followed by Bath, a well-being destination, mainly known for its beautiful ancient Roman Baths, it stated.