Millennials spend more on travel than seniors: Survey

  It suggested that as many as 22 per cent seniors, aged over 55, spent over Rs 6,000 per night for their most significant trip during the year whereas 34 per cent of the millennials, specifically in the age group of 25-30 years, spent this much or more. Millennials are on the move, and willing to spend on leisure trips as compared to people belonging to the older age group, reveals a survey. The survey was conducted by Phocuswright study, which is co-commissioned by ixigo, a travel marketplace. Over 2,700…

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Helsinki, Florence among offbeat spots explored by Indians

  Indians are increasingly exploring offbeat destinations like Helsinki, Moscow and Florence, signifying changes in travel behaviour this year, indicates a report. A winter report based on bookings by online travel agency MakeMyTrip, shares insights on the travelling trends this holiday season, read a statement. Young travellers are driving the shift from offline to online in the travel industry. The transactions made from mobile app have increased by 59 per cent since the last winter season, whereas only 41 per cent individuals are booking via desktop. In terms of travelling destinations,…

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Amid heavy police bandobast & complaints, Sunburn kicks off to a late start

On Day 1 of the Sunburn festival, nearly 250 police officials were deployed at various points to keep a check on the proceedings. It had faced stiff opposition from local residents, political parties and multiple court cases that were later dismissed, but none of them could stop Sunburn, India’s biggest electronic dance music festival, from taking off at Oxford Golf Country Resort, Lavale, on Thursday, albeit amid strict security arrangements. Last week, the Bombay High Court had asked the Maharashtra government to take measures to prevent underage drinking at the…

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Facts About the Red Fort We Bet You Didn’t Know

It is undeniable that ancient monuments and forts are super exciting! The whole history that goes behind an ancient building, all the lesser known facts and back stories is what makes a historically significant place or monument fun to be around and learn more about. There sure are a ton of such beautiful and intriguing places and monuments across the country, but some famous ones have a charm of their own. Red Fort must be one of them! This historic fort situated in Delhi, the capital city of India, has…

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Everything to Know Before Leaving Your Pet to Travel

Traveling can be difficult when you own a pet, it can be almost as limiting as having a child. If you’re like me, you might even worry about your pet like it is your child. Thinking about what will happen to your pet’s care while you are away doesn’t have to be an anxiety inducing task, but there are certain things you want to consider. Making sure that everything is thought of will allow you to travel freely while your pet enjoys themselves at home. Think About Your Options Depending…

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