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With a fast-growing economy and solid infrastructure development across roadways, airports and hotels, India’s travel market is advancing rapidly. India travel gross bookings were projected to grow 9% year over year in 2018 in rupee terms, and will maintain similar gains through 2022. This report provides current data, charts and analysis on the Indian travel market, with sizing and projections from 2016-2022.Analysts: Chetan Kapoor, Deepak JainTopic: Market Overview & SizingSegments: Air, Car Rental & Ground Transportation, Hotels & Lodging, Online Travel Agencies, Rail, Tours & PackagesRegion: Asia PacificResearch Type: Report
Air accessibility – and affordability – is the biggest ongoing development in India, and the government’s regional airport development program is promoting connectivity to smaller cities and towns. Meanwhile, the country’s hotel market is undergoing a supply transformation as the stay experience at budget and unbranded hotels becomes more standardized. This publication presents a high-level view of the Indian travel market, focusing on the need-to-know developments, trends and stories that are impacting the market now.Analysts: Chetan Kapoor, Deepak JainTopic: Market Overview & SizingSegments: Air, Car Rental & Ground Transportation, Hotels & Lodging, Online Travel Agencies, Rail, Tours & PackagesRegion: Asia PacificResearch Type: Report
India’s online travel market is approaching maturity, as more segments transition to digital channels. Through 2022, online travel gross bookings will grow in double digits and outpace the overall travel market. Still, offline sales remain very prominent for travel distribution because of generally low digital payments adoption and weak credit card penetration. This report provides a top-level overview of the Indian travel market, including background, key characteristics, market structure and major players in each segment.Analysts: Chetan Kapoor, Deepak JainTopic: Market Overview & SizingSegments: Air, Car Rental & Ground Transportation, Hotels & Lodging, Online Travel Agencies, Rail, Tours & PackagesRegion: Asia PacificResearch Type: Report
In 2011, Marc Andreessen, co-author of the first widely used web browser (since turned venture capitalist) famously proclaimed that "software is eating the world," observing that global economies were shifting from being hardware-based to software-based. Fast forward just a few years, and this saying already requires an update: Platforms are eating the world. Analyst: Michael ColettaTopic: Technology InnovationResearch Type: Article
With positive macro factors in place, India’s online travel bookings are thriving, with double-digit growth projected through 2021. As Indian travelers have gained travel experience, their travel frequency has increased, and more are venturing out beyond the country’s borders for the first time. This report provides insight into the Indian online leisure traveler, including general traveler behavior, motivations, purchase incidence and spend, as well as research, shopping and booking practices.Analysts: Chetan Kapoor, Bing Liu, Cathy Walsh, Deepak JainTopic: Consumer TrendsRegion: Asia PacificResearch Type: Report