Chennai leads travel demand, says study

Chennai: Chennai is a prime travel market for the state of Tamilnadu and surrounding areas, reports Thomas Cook (India) Limited.

After 18 months of restrictions, with positive announcements on re-opening of borders and vaccine acceptance, the company’s data reveals strong travel desire from Chennai’s customers- resulting in a noteworthy 70 per cent month-on-month increase in demand since re-opening in June 2021.

The upcoming festive and winter season together with Expo 2020 Dubai is resulting in encouraging recovery at 55 per cent of pre-pandemic levels overall; an impressive 290 per cent for domestic travel; 60 per cent international (acquisition data September 2021 vs September 2019).

Favourite outbound destinations for Chennai customers include Maldives, Switzerland, France, Turkey, Egypt, Russia and Dubai.


NT Bureau