Over 3 Quarters of Indian Travellers Expect to Spend More on Travel in 2013

Global Travellers' Plans to Increase Travel Spend Present Opportunity for Accommodations


Travellers from Africa are showing the biggest increase in their planned travel spend for 2013, with 76 percent of respondents saying they estimate that their travel budget will increase this year. Travellers from the Middle East (75 percent) and South America (58 percent) also plan to spend notably more on travel in 2013. Globally, 50 percent of travellers expect their travel spend to go up this year.

Online Channels Acting as Megaphone for Traditional 'Word of Mouth'

The TripBarometer reveals that 69 percent of travellers globally use travel review websites when researching and planning their trips. Over half (62 percent) of respondents in Asia and seven in ten (70 percent) respondents in India look to travel review websites.
The three sources of information reported as being most useful by global and Asian travellers are all online sources.
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