More planning holidays in India

More planning holidays in India

14/08/2011 00:00
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Despite the lure of South Africa during the World Cup games, recent data shows that more Indians are planning domestic trips, involving perhaps a holiday in Goa or New Delhi. In particular, travelers have been taking their excursions during the earlier part of the year, and maybe even finding cheap flights to Delhi, as recent data analyzed by the Economic Times presents positive figures from January to May, 2010.
During this period, air travel within India increased by 22 percent, the news provider reveals. Between January and May, domestic airlines shuttled approximately 21 million passengers around the country. In May alone, around 470,000 passengers took to the skies, presumably headed on holiday in some of the country"s many beautiful destinations.
It is reported that Jet Airways remains the largest carrier in the country, as it held a market share of over 26 percent during the month of May.
Individuals planning a holiday in India fortunately have plenty of places from which to choose during their trip. From balmy beaches in Goa to urban excitement in Mumbai, there is something for everyone in this diverse and intriguing country.

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