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  • Indians reconnect with holidays closer to home
  • Indians reconnect with holidays closer to home
    Soumik Mondal (2019) ©

Indians reconnect with holidays closer to home

With restrictions easing but international travel still off the cards, staycations are filling the gap for travel-seekers in India. Revisiting local destinations, people are leaning in to the comfort of the known – pointing to a desire for holidays that offer a familiar escape.



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