TNN Dec 30, 2008, 06. 51AM IST NATÜRLICH
JAIPUR: The particular Pink City as well as Agra are on its way to be preferred locations to celebrate New Year’s event, finds a survey conducted through Assocham.
According to the survey conducted through Assocham’s Social Advancement Foundation, majority of Delhiites intend to have a shorter vacation trip nearer for their home as well as likely to decrease their budget through 40% than last year due to inflation.
Assocham secretary general D S Rawat, mentioned nearly 62% of the respondents have planned to go on a vacation to locations around Delhi, such as Jaipur, Agra, Shimla, Nanital as well as Kasauil among others and prone to shrink this for vacation trips due to increased costs. The growing costs could be the determining factor to get more families choosing destinations closer to to their houses, he mentioned.
Close to 82% of the respondents declared Jaipur is actually their first concern which is accompanied by Agra this year. Shimla as well as Nanital are 3rd and fourth among the list of preferred holiday locations.
Close to 2, 500 executives were contained in the survey of which 55% of them falls underneath the age group associated with 20-29 yrs, accompanied by 30-39 yrs (26%), 40-49 yrs (16%), 50-59 yrs (2%) as well as 60-69 yrs (approx. 1%).
Close to 15% of participants have put aside higher budgets for trips to Goa, Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar as well as Rajasthan, the particular survey finds. A meager share of the respondents offers planned their holidays in international locations like Singapore as well as Malaysia among others with the New Year’s eve celebrations.
Rawat pointed out that last year, over five to 6 lakh tourists had visited various visitors destinations including Jaipur, Udaipur, Mussoorie, Nanital, Shimla, Kullu-Manali, Kashmir valley, Goa, Mysore as well as Trivantapuram to celebrate their holidays throughout Christmas and New Year’s event.
Still Mussoorie as well as Nanital will stay the very best tourist destinations for Northern Indians because they can attain twin objectives — sightseeing and religious tourism – because both Haridwar as well as Rishikesh are closer to to Mussoorie. Additionally Nanda Devi close to Nainital.