With countries easing border restrictions and India set to resume scheduled international flights from 15 March, travel companies expect a rush this summer. According to Thomas Cook India, travel operators have witnessed a fourfold rise in the number of queries in the past 15 days.
Customers have started planning their summer holidays, with Europe, in particular, seeing high demand, the company said.
Rajiv Kale, president and country head, holidays, meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE), visa, Thomas Cook (India), said there are clear signs of a revival with international queries seeing an impressive uptick. “Positive sentiment with the reopening of borders is resulting in a considerable upswing in business from our corporate and MICE sectors,” he said.
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