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Indians opting for Goa, Jaipur as popular holiday destination this summer

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New Delhi: Despite the scorching heat, Goa remains the most popular Indian holiday destination, followed by Jaipur, according to a study conducted by a leading travel portal.

 

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Thanks to budget-friendly stay options and heavy discounts on flights, Indians also prefer short-haul international destinations such as Dubai and Singapore, according to a study by ixigo, based on bookings on its website.

 

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The difference in domestic airfares for peak and off-season is about 45 percent and for international airfares is about 18 percent, said a statement.

 

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As for stay options, while Indians prefer to keep a low hotel stay budget, they wouldn’t mind paying extra for a great view at a beach or hill station.

 

Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

Despite scorching heat, Goa and Jaipur remains most popular Indian holiday destination:

 

Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

 

Around 47 percent tourists prefer to stay at 4/5 star hotels during summer holiday in Goa vs 62 percent who prefer more pocket-friendly accommodation options in Jaipur.

 

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Ixigo CEO and Co-founder Aloke Bajpai said: “It was interesting to find that travelers no longer worry about seasonality while picking a summer holiday destination. Places such as Goa and Dubai have become round the year tourist hubs! Off-season travel can be quite beneficial.

 

Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

“Not only do you avoid all the rush, but you also save considerably on hotels and flights. If we compare flight fares from last year, average domestic fares for the summer season have dropped by around 9 percent and average international fares have dropped by around 19 percent. This, plus additional discounts offered by travel portals such as ixigo, enable travelers to plan trips, even on smaller budgets.”

 

Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

    Despite scorching heat, Goa and Jaipur remains most popular Indian holiday destination

  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

    "Not only do you avoid all the rush, but you also save considerably on hotels and flights. If we compare flight fares from last year, average domestic fares for the summer season have dropped by around 9 per cent and average international fares have dropped by around 19 per cent. This, plus additional discounts offered by travel portals such as ixigo, enable travellers to plan trips, even on smaller budgets."

  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

    Ixigo CEO and Co-founder Aloke Bajpai said: "It was interesting to find that travellers no longer worry about seasonality while picking a summer holiday destination. Places such as Goa and Dubai have become round the year tourist hubs! Off-season travel can be quite beneficial.

  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

    Around 47 per cent tourists prefer to stay at 4/5 star hotels during summer holiday in Goa vs 62 per cent who prefer more pocket friendly accommodation options in Jaipur.

  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

    The difference in domestic airfares for peak and off-season is about 45 per cent and for international airfares is about 18 per cent, said a statement.

  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

    Thanks to budget-friendly stay options and heavy discounts on flights, Indians also prefer short-haul international destinations such as Dubai and Singapore, according to a study by ixigo, based on bookings on its website.

  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news

    Despite the scorching heat, Goa remains the most popular Indian holiday destination, followed by Jaipur, according to a study conducted by a leading travel portal.

  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news
  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news
  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news
  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news
  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news
  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news
  • Scorching heat, Goa, Jaipur, Summer holidays, Summer vacations, Holiday destination, Travel portal, Business news
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CBI raids at 169 places across nation in bank fraud cases worth 7000 crore

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New Delhi: The CBI is conducting searches in 169 locations across the country in connection with 35 bank fraud cases, which were registered by it and involve funds of over Rs 7,000 crore, officials said on Tuesday.

The searches are going on in Delhi, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Dehradun, Noida, Baramati, Mumbai, Thane, Silvassa, Kalyan, Amritsar, Faridabad, Bengaluru, Tirupur, Chennai, Madurai, Quilon, Cochin, Bhavnagar, Surat, Ahmedabad, Kanpur, Ghaziabad, Bhopal, Varanasi, Chandauli, Bhatinda, Gurdaspur, Morena, Kolkata, Patna, Krishna and Hyderabad, they said. The agency refused to give further details as the search operations are still going on, they said.

Among the alleged frauds being probed by the agency are SEL Manufacturing in Bank of Maharashtra worth Rs 113.55 crore, Advance Surfactants in SBI worth Rs 118.49 crore, Eskay Knit worth Rs 42.16 crore in Dena Bank (now Bank of Baroda), Krishna Knitwear Technology worth over Rs 27 crore in Canara Bank, they said.

The cases pertain to State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Andhra Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Indian Overseas Bank, Allahabad Bank, Canara Bank, Dena Bank, Central Bank of India, Union Bank of India, IDBI Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bank of Maharashtra, Bank of India, and Punjab and Sind Bank, they said.

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