As the world resumes to normalcy, people have been planning for the most awaited romantic weekend of the year. After being coopedup inside their homes for a long time, couples are looking forward to travelling with their sweethearts.
Booking.com, 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 8 to February 15, 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 February 8 to February 15 followed by Jaipur and Bengaluru.
Top endorsements by Indian travellers for each of these trending destination
Devanahalli (Karnataka), Hampi (Karnataka), Candolim (Goa), Puducherry and Jodhpur (Rajasthan) topped the charts as the top trending destinations for Indian travellers travelling domestically as compared to the same time last year (February 8 to February 15, 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).
Ritu Mehrotra, Regional Manager, South Asia at Booking.com 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."
While there has been an eaasing of restrictions, it is important to remember that the pandemic is not yet behind us. It is important to take precautions and ensure everyone's safety.