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Number of Indians holidaying abroad to treble by 2025: report

In 2016, there were 21.9 million foreign departures from India, of which 4.8 million were leisure trips.

New Delhi, Feb 11 (PTI) The number of Indians holidaying abroad is likely to treble by 2025 and may account for 40 per cent of the international air trips from the country, according to an aviation think-tank report.

The growth in vacations in foreign countries will be driven by tourists from tier-2 Indian cities as well as an increase in budget carriers flying on international routes, the report jointly prepared by the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation and Expedia group said.

Read it at India Today

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