May 20, 2019: OYO Hotels and Homes, a fast-growing chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes and living across the globe, has released the travel booking index.
The index revealed a 221 percent increase in overall bookings vis-a-vis the same booking period last year (January-March) highlighting the growing trend amongst Nepalese planning their summer vacation months in advance.
The company claimed that an OYO hotel was booked every 72.48 seconds and Kathmandu, Pokhara and Biratnagar emerged as top booked destinations.
Interestingly, Kathmandu, as the top destination, received maximum bookings from couple travellers (57.27 percent) followed by an equal number of bookings by families (21.36 percent) and solo travellers (21.36 percent).
OYO has its presence across 10 cities in Nepal, including Kathmandu, Pokhara, Dhulikhel, Bhaktapur, Nagarkot, Chitwan, Biratnagar, Hetauda, Nepalgunj and Dhangadhi.
OYO Summer Booking Index also throws light on consumer behavior and trends in the international markets. Goa, Kuala-Lumpur and Jakarta registered maximum bookings in India, Malaysia and Indonesia respectively.