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Cover Story reveals where Indians are travelling to celebrate their love this Valentine’s week

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ByIANSlife Features

February 13, 2021 (, the world’s digital travel leader connecting travellers with the widest choice of unique places to stay, today announced the top domestic destinations booked during Valentine’s week between February 8th to February 15th, 2021 and domestic destinations endorsed  for romantic escapes by Indian travellers.

Celebrating love at these destinations 

New Delhi, Goa and Mumbai are the top booked domestic destinations by Indians travelling during Valentine's week of Feb 8th to Feb 15th followed by Jaipur and Bengaluru. 


Top endorsements by Indian travellers for each of these trending destination

Devanahalli (Karnataka), Hampi (Karnataka), Candolim (Goa), Pudicherry (Tamil Nadu) and Jodhpur (Rajasthan) topped the charts as the top trending destinations for Indian travellers travelling domestically as compared to the same time last year (Feb 8th to Feb 15th, 2021).

  • Devanahalli, Candolim and Puducherry have been endorsed by Indian travellers for relaxation
  • Candolim and Puducherry have been endorsed  by Indian travellers for beach and beach walks 
  • Hampi and Jodhpur have been endorsed by Indian travellers for its history and monuments



Most recommended destinations for romantic escapes by Indian travellers travelling within India

From quiet beaches and hill stations to historical forts and emerald lakes, the top five destination endorsed for romantic escapes by Indian travellers include Cola (Goa), Chikmagalur (Karnataka), Yercaud (Tamil Nadu), Mysore (Karnataka) and Neemrana (Jaipur).


Top booked accommodation types by Indian travellers travelling within India from Feb 8th to Feb 15th, 2021. 

  • Hotel
  • Resort
  • Guest House
  • Hostel
  • Apartment

Ritu Mehrotra, Regional Manager, South Asia at said “2020 has been a difficult year, especially for travel which was one of the most impacted industries. However, it is heartening to see travel optimism amongst Indians who are still enthusiastic about travel and have demonstrated the same by booking and searching for destinations and accommodations on our platform. From destination inspiration to unique accommodation types, we have options for everyone wanting to celebrate this special day of love. In the meantime, with our mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, we will be there for our customers offering the widest choice, great value and the easiest experience from anywhere and on any device, so travellers can enjoy all of the unforgettable experiences this world has to offer, when it is safe to do so.”


  • This data has been compiled based on the top booked destination with check-in dates between February 8th and February 15th.
  • For trending destinations, the destination had to be in the top 100 most searched destinations and had to be amongst the top 10 destinations with the highest increase.



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