Ranchi: Business for tour operators and tour operators is improving as people have started planning post-pandemic vacations.
Gyan Kumar, owner of Lilawati Tour and Travels, said, “After a two-year hiatus, we have seen an increase in bookings during this summer vacation. Lots of people bought tickets for Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Shimla and Puri.
Dilip Kumar, owner of Adarsh ​​Travel, said: “Ticket prices for domestic and international flights have tripled. We receive approximately 20 to 30 requests per day. Leh, Ladakh and Shimla in addition to the Maldives and Dubai are in high demand.
The increase in demand has caused complications for travel and excursion agencies. Anuradha Choudhary, Owner of Sri Sai Tours & Travels, said, “We are also having difficulty accepting bookings for Shimla and Manali due to increased demand. Inquiries for international locations like Thailand and Europe have also increased.
Car rental for local locations and travel to home towns has also increased. Prem Kumar Singh, owner of Jayshree Tour and Travel, said: “A lot of people hire cars to travel to their home countries or to certain tourist spots in the state. Patratu, Hirni fall and Dashamfall are some of the hotspots.
Richa Kumari, who visited Himachal Pradesh, said: “We had planned to explore nature during the summer holidays as it has been two years since our last excursion.