London, Bangkok, New York most searched travel spots by Indians
London tops the list of most searched global summer holiday destination by Indians followed by Bangkok and New <g data-gr-id="32">York</g> according to a recent survey.
Against the three all-time favourite destinations London, New York, and Dubai, cities like Abu Dhabi and Bangkok along with Paris and Toronto are fast becoming hotspots for Indian travellers, according to global travel search site Skyscanner.
"We have seen a 65 <g data-gr-id="20">per cent</g> year on year increase in outbound travel amongst Indian travellers this summer holiday. Based on our data, Indians are becoming more experimental when it comes to travelling abroad," says Kavitha Gnanamurthy, Senior Marketing Manager, Skyscanner India.
"In the spirit of exploration, they are looking for longer, more expensive trips and are searching for newer destinations," she says.
London emerged as <g data-gr-id="19">most</g> popular destination with staggering 53 per cent increase in overall searches from India, the survey says.
Known as capital of afternoon tea, alongside the Big Ben and the Thames, London offers travellers a mix of Roman history and modern culture from royalty to the people's parliament, from Roman ruins to castles and cathedrals.
Upcoming events this month and in July include the 'Taste of London' festival, Wimbledon 2015 and the Queen's birthday.