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Asian Destinations Charm Indian Travelers

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• Asian tourist spots dominate the top 10 favorite overseas destinations list for Indians according to the latest Hotels.com® Hotel Price Index™ (HPI®)

• Indian metros such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore are amongst the favorite Indian destinations for domestic as well as international travelers

Mumbai, June 2012: The latest Hotel Price Index (HPI) report by Hotels.com reveals that Asian destinations dominate the top 10 list of favorite overseas destinations for Indian travelers. Singapore retains its place as the most popular overseas destinations for Indian travelers ahead of Bangkok which is placed second on the list. Other Asian destinations such as Kuala Lumpur, Pattaya and Phuket enjoy the 6th, 8th and 10th positions respectively on the list.
London is the 5th most favorite destination for Indians travelling overseas. Interestingly, it is the only European destination that features in the top 10 list of favorite overseas destinations for Indian travelers. On the other hand, two American destinations feature on the list – with New York at the 7th position and Las Vegas at the 10th. Dubai, an old favourite with Indians, enjoys the 3rd spot on the list.

Top overseas destinations for Indian travelers in 2011 (Hotels.com’s HPI report)

 

Top International destinations

 

Rank

 

Destination

1

Singapore

2

Bangkok

3

Dubai

4

Hong Kong

5

London

6

Kuala Lumpur

7

New York

8

Pattaya

9

Las Vegas

10

Phuket

The HPI report also reveals that metro cities dominate the top Indian destinations list for domestic as well as overseas travelers. According to the report, New Delhi is the most preferred destination for both, domestic and international travelers. Other metros which feature amongst the top 10 ranks in both lists are Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.
• Mumbai finds itself at the 2nd spot on the list for international travelers and on the 3rd spot on the list for Indian travelers
• Bangalore seems to be more popular with international travelers at 3rd place whereas on the Indian travelers list it is placed 6th
• Chennai is the 4th most favorite city amongst overseas travelers, whereas amongst Indian travelers it occupies the 8th position
• IT City Hyderabad is almost equally preferred by Indian and overseas travelers, occupying the 8th position for overseas travelers and 9th for Indian
• Apart from the metros, Goa and Jaipur also hold positions in the top 10 list of favorite destinations for Indian and overseas travelers.
Top domestic destinations for Indian and overseas travelers in 2011 (Hotels.com’s HPI report

Top domestic destinations for Indian travelers

 

 

Rank

 

Destination

1

New Delhi

2

Calangute

3

Mumbai

4

Varca

5

Goa

6

Bangalore

7

Jaipir

8

Chennai

9

Hyderabad

10

Baga

 

Top Indian destinations for overseas travelers

 

 

Rank

 

Destination

1

New Delhi

2

Mumbai

3

Bengaluru

4

Chennai

5

Jaipur

6

Agra

7

Goa

8

Hyderabad

9

Cochin

10

Kolkata

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