33 percent people wants to resume travel within a month
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has found that 63% of people it surveyed in northern India are gearing up to travel within three months of relaxation of the coronavirus lockdown, but most of them have ruled out any international travel.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the survey was conducted online among a limited sample of 250 respondents across Chandigarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh.
The survey has also found that post the coronavirus lockdown, hygiene standards maintained by hotels would be the single most important deciding factor for tourists while selecting the place to stay.
Around 68% of the respondents said hygiene standards would determine their choice of hotels. Around 59% of the respondents said the use of protective gear was the most important precaution they would take during travel, with ‘Aarogya Setu’ App being the preferred choice of around one-fifth of the respondents.
Close to two-thirds of the respondents would like to travel within three months of relaxation of the lockdown.
Around 17% of people said they saw travel as an important means of rejuvenation. While 33% of the respondents are likely to resume travel within a month, about 30% said they would wait for three months. However, about 7% of the respondents said they would prefer to wait for a year.