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February
2019
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Where are Indians travelling to this Valentine’s day

From city breaks to beach vacays here are some popular destinations preferred by Indians

Scampering away to make your V-Day plans? Where to go, what to book, because you want to plan this special day just right? Don’t let the weekday dampen your spirit of love, put in a planned leave request, take a long weekend off and get away. There are endless holiday destinations In India and around the world which are simply perfect for a romantic Valentine's Day break.

Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay has decoded popular destinations for Indian travellers this Valentine’s day.

Analyzing the booking behavior and patterns of the Indian travellers, Booking.com discloses the popular domestic and International destinations booked by Indians this Valentine’s day.(1)

 

Top cities booked by bookers from India travelling domestically

 

Top cities booked by bookers from India travelling internationally

New Delhi

Dubai

Pune

Bangkok

Mumbai

Singapore

Calangute (Goa)

Ubud

Bengaluru

Paris

Jaipur

Kuala Lumpur

Indore

Patong Beach (Thailand)

Baga (Goa)

Male City (Maldives)

Udaipur

Seminyak (Indonesia)

Chennai

Toronto

 

 

Furthermore, the analysis also shares insights on the type of accommodations booked by travellers for this big day, which go beyond traditional hotels to include Resorts, Guest houses, Bed and Breakfast, Homestays, Villa, Inn, Lodge, Apartment and Hostels.

Top booked accommodation types by travellers from India travelling anywhere during Valentine’s Day(2)

  1. Hotel
  2. Resort
  3. Guest House
  4. Bed & Breakfast
  5. ApartHotel

With love and romance in the air, these are the top 11 destinations endorsed by Indian travellers for romantic getaways (3)

  1. Udaipur
  2. Paris
  3. Ooty
  4. Munnar
  5. Kodaikanal
  6. Venice
  7. Lonavala
  8. Prague
  9. Neemrana
  10. Dubai
  11. Varkala

According to the research, the most trending romantic destinations around the world are Lake Geneva WI (USA), Tepoztlán (Mexico), Quebec City (Canada), Zell am See (Austria), Niagara on the lake (Canada), Cabourg (France), Niagara Falls (USA), Huilo Huilo (Chile), Mount Pocono (USA), and Ajman(UAE). (4)

 

Notes to Editor
  1. Data of bookings for 2 guests with check-ins during the Valentine's day weekend 2019 (i.e. between the 14th and 17th of February). Data may be subject to change due to cancellation.
  1. Data of bookings for 2 guests with check-ins during the Valentine's day weekend 2019 (i.e. between the 14th and 17th of February). Data may be subject to change due to cancellations
  1. Top 11 destinations most often endorsed for the categories "romantic" and "romantic escapes" by travelers from India
  1. Top trending destinations when comparing the Valentine's weekend YOY (14-17 February 2019 compared to the same weekend in 2018). Each destination had to be booked a minimum of 50 times in both years and had to have received an above average amount of endorsements in the categories "romantic" or "romantic escapes" by bookers on our platform to be included in the list.