Dubai Remains Most Searched Destination on Google India

first_imgHoliday-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 ItemsGoogleTourismlast_img read more

CSB Blazers escape JRU Bombers behind Carlos, Gutang

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Prince Carlos buried a crucial three from the corner and Justin Gutang slammed it home off a steal to secure College of St. Benilde’s scrambling 66-58 win over Jose Rizal University on Tuesday in the NCAA Season 95 men’s basketball tournament.Gutang then capped the Blazers’ eighth victory in 17 games overall with two free throws in the final 23 seconds after Marwin Dionisio accidentally tripped him in a rebound scuffle.ADVERTISEMENT Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. LATEST STORIES Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11’Not just basketball’: Circumcisions, pageants at Philippine courts00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. This jewelry designer is also an architect CSB 66—Carlos 13, Naboa 13, Sangco 11, Gutang 9, Belgica 7, Dixon 7, Flores 4, Nayve 2, Haruna 0, Leutcheu 0, Lim 0, Mosqueda 0, Young 0.JRU 58—Delos Santos 10, Amores 10, Aguilar 9, Dela Rosa 7, Abaoag 6, Arenal 6, Vasquez 4, Dionisio 3, Miranda 3, Macatangay 0.Quarters: 8-10, 19-17, 48-30, 66-58ADVERTISEMENT Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers ‘Legit NBA talent’ Manny Harris as NLEX import too hard to pass up for Guiao MOST READ Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ Already out of contention for the semifinals, the Blazers will end their season against Mapua in an important tiff for the Cardinals on Friday.Rookie John Amores drilled successive threes from the same angle that pulled the JRU within one, before Carlos and Gutang finished them off with lucky breaks in the end.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practiceThe Heavy Bombers dropped to 4-13 and will complete their campaign opposite the Chiefs come Friday.The scores: Becoming his own manlast_img read more