As a platform that enables travelers to work out the best plan for their travelling needs, HelloTravel.com – a venture of IndiaMART.com – is fast becoming the most preferred travel portal amongst users.
This is evident from the massive feat that it has achieved — helping over half a million users plan their holidays through their network. The major benefits that these travelers have derived from the portal are the hassle-free option of planning their travel, getting best and competitive proposals from certified travel agents.
Speaking on this, Mr. Madhup Agrawal, CEO, HelloTravel.com, said, “We are pleased to see the number of users benefitting through our platform grow significantly. Achieving this milestone has reaffirmed our faith in our efforts and processes. We believe that this is just another feather in our cap. We have a long way to go and are looking at increasing these figures by providing the best services and bringing best practices for our customers.”
The trends on HelloTravel.com show that the top five Indian cities from where people plan their travel are Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad while the top five countries are India, US, UK, Malaysia and United Arab Emirates.
As a great source of information on family vacation spots, the portal finds high consumers’ interest for such trips. The travellers also showed keenness for a spontaneous, on-the-spur-of-the-moment trips while provision of great honeymoon deals by travel agents made honeymoon trips the next hot favourite among travellers.
HelloTravel.com also shares that a convenient break of a week (4-7 days) is what most travelers prefer. Another popular trend seen is the preference for a quick getaway in the weekend for 1-3 days while a long trip of two weeks is the third most preferred duration for travelling.
According to the travel site, the attraction of Kerela’s backwaters and Goa’s beaches have made these the most favoured travel destination cities in India while most desired country destination besides India are Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Maldives.
The increasing numbers of travellers associating with HelloTravel.com indicates their growing preference for customised travel plans as compared to packaged deals.