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Bar + Beach= A Party! For Indian Travelers: Expedia Flip Flop Report

On July 19, 2012 at 01:09 PM
Bar + Beach= A Party! For Indian Travelers: Expedia Flip Flop Report

 
Study reveals that while the global traveller relaxes on a beach, Indians are a sharp contrast and prefer beach vacations with ‘new experiences’

 Expedia.co.in®, the world’s largest online travel agency, today released the results of the 2012 Flip Flop Report, an analysis of behavior and preferences among beachgoers in Asia, North America, South America, Europe and Australia. The survey highlights the shift towards experiential travel amongst Indians. The online study was conducted by Harris Interactive, on behalf of Expedia, from February 14 to March 21, 2012, among more than 8,000 adults in 21 countries. Read more

Expedia.com 2011 Vacation Deprivation Study Reveals India As The 5th Most Vacation Deprived Nation

On December 13, 2011 at 10:35 AM
Expedia.com 2011 Vacation Deprivation Study Reveals India As The 5th Most Vacation Deprived Nation

 

Study finds Wide Work-Life Disparity Across APAC

While 26% of Indians prioritize work over holidays; 28% would prefer getting paid for unused vacations

 Expedia.com®, the world’s largest online travel agency, today released the results of the 2011 Vacation Deprivation study, an annual analysis of vacation habits across multiple countries and continents. Per the vacation deprivation survey, India has emerged as the 5th most vacation deprived nation after Japan and Korea. The poll was carried out amongst 7083 employed people across 20 countries. Read more

Excess Baggage Fees: Are Indian travelers paying exorbitantly for overpacking?

On June 13, 2011 at 12:22 PM

New Delhi, June 13, 2011: With airlines becoming stringent and charging as much as Rs. 2250 for excess baggage fees and nearly Rs. 9000 for an oversize or overweight bag, Expedia.co.in, the world’s largest online travel company carried out an insightful study of the average travelers’ packing habits, focused on highlighting the key mistakes and solutions that travelers should consider. According to the Annual Expedia Baggage Survey, nearly 40% of Indians have paid excess baggage fees while traveling. While more than 60% said they had not even used all the items that they had carried with them. The results have been collated basis a survey carried out with over 500 Indian travelers who have booked air travel online. Read more

Is India’s Generation Y vacation deprived?

On April 11, 2011 at 06:45 AM
  • Results from the first-ever Indian adaptation of Expedia’s Global Vacation Deprivation survey shows India’s Gen Y taking fewer vacations than Western counterparts 
  •  Study places India as the fourth most vacation-deprived nation among 11 countries surveyed across Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America
  • Striking behavioral differences were observed between consumers in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore 

 India, 5th April 2011 – India’s Generation Y has emerged as the fourth most vacation deprived, according to the annual Vacation Deprivation® survey carried out by Expedia India, the world’s largest online travel company. Read more