Source Market Insights: India

May, 2016   |   20  Pages   |   Canadean   |   Format : PDF
Indian outbound trips have been growing fast in recent years, from 13 million in 2010 to 19.4 million in 2015. Further growth is expected and Canadean forecasts a total of 32.3 million outbound trips in 2020, making India one of the fastest-growing outbound markets in the world. Business trips still account for the largest amount of outbound trips (33.2%); however, leisure is the fastest-growing segment. Outbound spending increased by 6% in 2015, reaching US$15.1 billion

Key Findings
 Indians prefer to book their holidays directly through the internet (48% of all bookings ). In 2016, 13% of all online bookings will be made by smartphone and this is estimated to become the most popular device for bookings in the near future as India has the fastest-growing smartphone user base in the world

 India depends heavily on its air network as 97% of all outbound trips are by air. However, India is trying to build up its cruise industry as two international cruise lines start sailing to India, using Mumbai as their main port

 The UK is Indias largest European source market, with 447,301 trips made in 2015. Due to the high number of Indian diaspora living in the UK, VFR is an important segment; however, leisure is making ground. Malaysia is another key destination for India, which had 800,000 visitors in 2015. Shopping is one of the main
Table of Contents
Outbound Trips by Purpose
Booking Methods
Outbound Spending
Mode of Transport
Main Destination Markets
Destination Focus: Malaysia
Destination Focus: United Kingdom
Visa Policies
Market Data
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List of Tables
Table 1 Key Statistics, 2015
Table 2: What device do you generally use to book your vacations abroad?
Table 3: Outbound Trips (in 000s)
Table 4: International departures by region (in 000s), 20112020
Table 5: International departures by purpose of visit (in 000s), 20112020
Table 6: International departures by country (in 000s), 20112020
Table 7: Overnight stays (in thousands), 20112020
Table 8: International departures by mode of transport (in 000s), 20112020
Table 9: Average length per outbound trip ( number of nights spent), 20112020
Table 10: Total outbound tourism expenditure by category (in INR billions), 20112020
Table 11: Total outbound tourism expenditure by category (in US$ billions), 20112020
Table 12: Average outbound expenditure per resident by category (in INR), 20112020
Table 13: Average outbound expenditure per resident by category (in US$), 20112020

List of Figures
Figure 1: Outbound Trips, by purpose of visit
Figure 2: Demographic Breakdown, in %
Figure 3: Booking methods
Figure 4: Outbound Expenditure (in US$)
Figure 5: Average Outbound Expenditure (in US$)
Figure 6: Seat sold by Airline Type, 2015
Figure 7: Outbound trips by mode of transport
Figure 8: Outbound trips to Malaysia
Figure 9: Total outbound expenditure by sector (in%)
Figure 10: Outbound trips to the UK
Figure 11: UK inbound trips by purpose (in %)

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