Not deterred by Covid?
Mumbai: Hotel bookings dropped by around 10% between March 29-April 4, compared to the week before, following a new wave of Covid cases and restrictions, according to data shared by RateGain, a travel technology company.
But peak season for leisure travel is May, which is a month away, and more vaccinations in urban centres will help recovery, it said.
A travel agent said, “A small percentage of people booked to travel to Kashmir and south India in April but cancelled their trips. The travel sector has once again been hit due to rise in Covid cases.”
Traditionally, leisure travel peaks in May, so there is time, and bookings may pick up. “Bookings reduce drastically after Holi and stay constant throughout March…