According to a survey, Indian travelers are willing to spend more to watch live cricket matches

MUMBAI: When it comes to cricket, budget-minded Indians seem to make an exception. Around 75% of the Indians questioned in an interview Opinion poll said they are willing to increase their travel budget to enable a live experience cricket Matches, an online travel company said.
“With the upcoming Cricket World Cup 2023 in India, there is already a 46 percent increase in searches from India to Ahmedabad, one of the host cities, for October this year,” he said Skyscannerwho conducted the survey. Despite strong demand, prices for flights from Mumbai to Ahmedabad in June 2023 are 36% lower than in June 2022, it said.
In 2023, Indian travelers are taking it easy: more travelers (46%) are opting for more intensive travel over fast travel (40%). “Rather than visiting as many places as possible, travelers want to spend more time in a single destination and take the time to immerse themselves in local culture,” it said.
According to Skyscanner data, more than 38% of Indian travelers spend more than a month on a trip to a single destination, including domestic and international destinations, based on 2023 diversion data, which is significantly more compared to travelers in Singapore (3rd quarter). ). %) and South Korea (8%).
In addition, more than half of Indians (55%) plan purpose-driven trips in India to participate in activities such as scuba diving, golf, yoga or wellness retreats, it said. Every second Indian is also actively planning to visit holy sites in the next 6 months.

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