Survey results of OYO Travelopedia 2020: Goa most booked beach destination followed by Kochi

Approximately 73,000 repatriated Indians completed their institutional quarantine at OYOs across India. Amongst these, most bookings were made by guests traveling from the Middle East, primarily UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, and Qatar

·       OYO Care tied up with 24+ state ministries and 50+ government and private hospitals

·       The hotel chain housed 250,000+ hospital staff and asymptomatic patients since April 2020

·       200+ sailors were safely quarantined at OYOs across India

·       OYO served 2500 pin codes in 2020

·       India’s favorite holiday: Around India, the gradual unlocks led to a rise in consumer confidence to travel again safely. With majority bookings – the 02nd October or Gandhi Jayanthi long weekend and Christmas weekend were India’s favorite holidays to travel in 2020

·       Lost & Found at OYO: Around 2112 people forgot their belongings at their hotels across India

·       Travel on my mind all the time: In 2020, 10:00 – 11:00 AM, 4:00 – 5:00 PM, and 7:00 – 8:00 PM were the most popular hours for Indians to book their stays

·       What’s new: Over 8.5 million new user bookings were made on their app and website in 2020

·       India turns to spirituality: Puri emerged as India’s top pilgrimage destination, followed by Vrindavan, Tirupati, Shirdi, and Varanasi

·       Chal Beach Chalein? Across India, without any surprise, the tourist hotspot of Goa emerged as the most booked beach destination, followed by Kochi, Vizag, and Pondicherry

·       Incredible India: Since India began unlocking, the northern cities of Jaipur, Udaipur, and Agra are the most loved heritage cities for Indians

·       A December to Remember: In December 2020, over 17 lakh people checked-in over the weekends. December 12, 2020, saw the most number of bookings (so far). The next estimated date is December 31, 2020 (bookings still coming in)

·       Welcome 2021: At present, guests are opting to bring in the New Year across Goa and Himachal Pradesh, with the highest demand for 30th December 2020 and 01st January 2021

·       Social Media trivia

·       Total reach: Across all their Social Media platforms was 204.8M

·       Most liked a post: Inspired from the Netflix series with a cheeky caption ‘Peaky Climbers’ was their most liked social media post with 1 lac+ likes on Instagram

·       Most engaged post: Namaste Video on Facebook and Instagram with 3.14lac+ engagement

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