FHW STAFF – Mumbai
According to the latest Hotel Price Index (HPI) report by Hotels.com, while travelling domestically, Indians paid INR 4,950 making them the nationality seeking the best value at home. While travelling abroad the average room price paid by Indian travellers was INR 8,216, placing them in the top 20 list of biggest spenders abroad.
The Top Spenders At Home according to the survey was travellers from Switzerland paid the highest with INR 11,430 for a night while traveling domestically, followed by Norway at INR 10,438 and Singapore at INR 10,150. The Australians were in fourth place at INR 9,401 and there was one more Asian nation in the Top 10 table, with travellers from Hong Kong at seventh on INR 7,854 on average.
The Brazilians were at number eight on INR 7,818, making them the most generous domestic travellers in Latin America. There were two nationalities from Scandinavia in the Top 10 with Sweden and Denmark at position five and position six at average room rates of INR 9,235 and INR 8,481 respectively.
This time the top spenders abroad are travellers from Switzerland pay the most when travelling overseas with an average of INR 9,833, followed by the Norwegians in second place at INR 9,610, the USA in third at INR 9,605 and Japan in fourth place at INR 9,580.
Two Asia- Pacific(APAC) nations are featured in the Top 10, with the Australians bagging number five on INR 9,486 and the Chinese at No eight on INR 9,253. Latin America was represented by Brazil at No six and Argentina at No seven, paying on average INR 9,465 and INR 9,347 respectively.
On the other hand, travellers from Netherlands bag the number one spot with an average spend of INR 7,441 making them the biggest saving nationality when travelling abroad.