Why do Indian Gen Zers prefer experiential travel?
12 Sep 2023
Why do Indian Gen Zers prefer experiential travel?

Gen Zers in India are exploring budget-friendly experiential tourism and seeking meaningful interactions in the places they go to. Travel companies that can forge partnerships with local communities to provide unique experiences in a budget-friendly manner could thrive in this demographic.

Gopinath Parayil

Gopi is the founder of the travel company The Blue Yonder. He is also a founding board member of the Asian Ecotourism Network.

Pallavi Agarwal

Pallavi Agarwal is the founder and CEO of the youth hostel company goSTOPS.

Arnika Thakur

Arnika Thakur is a New Delhi-based independent journalist. She has written about businesses across sectors like finance, hospitality, start-ups, and technology. She has worked at Reuters and was previously the digital editor of Fortune India. Her stories have explored the intersection of technology and society, latest developments in fintech, role of women in business, and issues of sustainability. She has a master's degree in English literature and has occasionally written about fashion, books, art, and culture. She is also the co-founder and editor of women's health and wellness platform Femoai.com.