We are only in April, but the temperatures are already creating records. The very thought of May which is known to be harsher is sending jitters in Hyderabadis. Due to the harsh summer, the demand for Summer Vacations to abroad increased all of sudden. Travel agents says along with the cooler climes of Europe, offbeat locales like Iceland and Finland are also in the options list this year.
The middle class and upper middle class are also in reach of the once ‘luxury destinations’ due to ‘affordable pricing’ structure. People with cash crunch are planning the travel well in advance and saving the money. Favourable exchange rates, economic airfares and discount packages on offer are also coming to the rescue.
Thomas Cook, a popular tourist holiday provider says Tourists from Hyderabad account for 10% of Thomas Cook India’s overall leisure tourists and has recorded an 18% growth this year when compared to the same season last year. They are expecting the tourists to increase in the next month.