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18 Sep, 2013

9 of 10 Indian travellers prefer holiday over luxury spending: study

A study has shown that 90% of Indians would be willing to forego luxuries to fund their vacation, which is in line with global consumers’ willingness to make sacrifices in order to go on holiday (88%).

But fewer Indian travellers are planning to increase their travel budget next year, compared to 2013, despite more than half (57%) stating that they are optimistic about the economy in 2014.

According to the study announced by TripAdvisor, Indian male respondents are more willing to give up nights out than their female counterparts (male: 50%; female: 45%) while both genders are equally happy to give dining out a miss in order to save money for travel (male: 36%; female: 37%) . Indian women are also more inclined than men to cut back on personal shopping in favour for holiday (male: 34%; female 44%).

Read the rest: 9 out of 10 Indian travellers willing to make lifestyle sacrifices for holidays: study – Indian Express.