Thiruvananthapuram: Hotel bookings made on Cleartrip Mobile from Thiruvananthapuram, have seen a 240% y-on-y growth, according to an insight shared by Cleartrip, the travel portal for flight, hotel, rail and local activities bookings. Similarly, air bookings made on Cleartrip Mobile from Thiruvananthapuram, have seen a 62% y-o-y growth.
“Thiruvananthapuram plans travel on-the-go. At Cleartrip, we’re seeing extraordinary uptake in bookings made from mobile devices. According to Cleartrip’s Insight on Mobile Travel Behaviour in Thiruvananthapuram, the overall Mobile traffic from this city has seen a 175% y-o-y growth. The mobile growth on hotels for Thiruvananthapuram has been significant across the country too, and we’re very excited about the adoption of our Mobile app, here,” said Subramanya Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer at Cleartrip.
“For Advance Purchase Patterns in Thiruvananthapuram, we’ve witnessed a steady graph around last-minute travel. A noteworthy highlight in Cleartrip’s insight showed that over 43% bookings from Thiruvananthapuram happen 0-7 days from the actual date of travel. Pegging travellers from Thiruvananthapuram as last-minute bookers, this average is pretty close to the National Average of 47% last-minute bookers across India, which indicates that Thiruvananthapuram travels as much at the last minute, as the rest of the Country,” said Sharma.
Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha and Sharjah are amongst the top few International destinations from the city. Other International holiday spots from Thiruvananthapuram that make it to the top 10 include Muscat, Singapore, Colombo and Male. Closer to home, Bangalore, Chennai and Delhi are the top 3 domestic destinations from Thiruvananthapuram, while Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kochi and Kolkata are not far behind in the list.