Mumbai: Indian travellers feature in the top 10 list of spenders on hotel room booking during the first half of 2015 while on a trip abroad, according to a recent report.For latest news on Business & Budget 2017, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
As per the latest Hotel Price Index (HPI) report by Hotels.com, Indian travellers stood 10th in spending while booking a hotel room at Rs 9,351 per night during International travel in the first half of 2015.
Travellers from Argentina took the first place at Rs 10,456 a night followed by travellers from the US in the second place shelling out Rs 10,330 a night and Switzerland in the third place splurging Rs 10,238 a night.
The Hotel Price Index is a regular report on hotel prices in major destinations across the world tracking the movement in prices that people actually paid for their accommodation and providing valuable insight into the reasons behind these changes.
The data is drawn from bookings made on the hundreds of thousands of hotels on the Hotels.com websites worldwide.
The latest edition also revealed that Swiss travellers paid the most on hotel rooms at home averaging Rs 12,088 a night.
Travellers from Singapore came in second at Rs 9,298 and Norway third at Rs 9,004 a night domestically on hotels.
When it came to spending on hotel rooms domestically, Indian travellers ranked 4th in getting the best value accommodation with an average payment of Rs 5,346 a night.
Out of the 32 countries analysed, 29 countries paid more abroad for travel than at home with some showing a significant gap between the two amounts, the report pointed out.