Holiday-related queries increased 27 per cent in 2017 winter, with most people searching for ‘luxury’, ‘honeymoon’, and ‘safari’ destinations on Google search, the company said on Dec.27.Seychelles, Maldives and Bali were on top of the honeymooners’ international search list this season, with 40 per cent rise in these queries.According to Google India’s top travel trends observed from September to November, both international and domestic luxury searches increased by 34 per cent and the online hunts for ‘royal holidays’ spiked 12 times as compared to the same period in 2016.The quest for warmer topographies and related activities became widespread during winters, witnessing an increase of 32 per cent in safari destination explorations.Searches for Desert Safari in Dubai, Night Safari in Singapore, Bali Safari and Marine Park, as well as Safari World in Bangkok surged in 2017.The search perusal for international destinations such as The Vatican grew almost eight times, followed by Myanmar (thrice) and Hungary (double).Buzz about these locations range from “private tours of the Sistine Chapel after-hours”, “what to see at the Vatican Museum”, to “Myanmar tourism”, “Burma tourist map”, and “things to do in Budapest.”Talking about international travel trends, Dubai still continued to be the most searched destination, followed by Bangkok, Thailand and Disneyland in the United States.Apart from the search for destination activities such as safaris, international cricket as an international excursion observed a rise of 456 per cent, fueled by matches held at Melbourne in Australia, and Lords, Britain.Within India, Kerala topped the list of the most crowd-pleasing destination for domestic travelers.Weekend getaways, specifically near Delhi, became an extremely popular search term, culminating a 361 per cent increase.The trends also showed that Indians are now planning their travel in advance as last-minute bookings reduced by 17 per cent for domestic travel and 20 per cent for international trips. — (IANS) Related ItemsGoogleTourism
We want to thank all our friends in the media who promoted our first Gun Buyback of 2019. It was a huge success with over 40 firearms turned in. A special thanks to our community for making it possible. pic.twitter.com/0b0RmtcaUy— Miami PD (@MiamiPD) February 23, 2019“We want to go ahead and give the community a big thank you for turning in these firearms. They did their part,” said Miami Police Cmdr. Freddie Cruz. “That’s lots of opportunities that we’re taking away from criminals to get a hold of these firearms, or even as child. We’re tired of seeing tragedies. We’re tired of seeing people lose their lives.”People who brought firearms received a gift card. Police said they’re happy with the event’s turnout and are planning to host more buybacks in future months.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. MIAMI (WSVN) – City of Miami Police hosted their first gun buyback of 2019 in their ongoing efforts to make the streets safer.The event was held Saturday along the 4300 block of Northwest 17th Avenue.The department purchased all types of unwanted guns, including rifles and shotguns, with no questions asked.