South India - The Most Popular Tourist Destination During Summer

Bangalore, Karnataka India (PressExposure) May 20, 2011 --, India's leading holiday planning website today revealed the top 10 summer holiday destinations in the country. According to the survey, South India draws the highest number of tourists. Goa and Ooty are the most preferred destinations by Indian travelers followed by Kodaikanal, Shimla and Kerala.

The survey findings are based on traffic to the HolidayIQ portal, user generated content on the site, discussion forums and other networking activities. The website has been tracking destination popularity and traveler preferences over past several seasons. HolidayIQ has recently published the annual Holiday Intelligence Report, which provides useful insights into the travel trends in India in general and actionable information to the players in the travel industry.

"With the holiday season in full flow, we have identified some of the top travel trends in the country. It is interesting to note that apart from usual hotspots like Goa most of the top destinations are in South India. HolidayIQ users provides an unbiased real time view of travel trends at any season," said Mr. Hari Nair, CEO HolidayIQ

About HolidayIQ: is India's largest travel community which provides in-depth information about holiday destinations and accommodation across India and around the world. HolidayIQ was founded in 2004 by Hari Nair, who left a Corporate Consulting career as Partner of the international consulting firm KPMG to set up India's first travel community. The online portal is completely built on the data & feedback provided by actual travelers. Since it was launched, over 5 million visitors have used the various features, databases and tools provided by to plan a better holiday and discover new holiday options across India.

It is India's first independent, unbiased and comprehensive travel guide, for the traveler, by the traveler. HolidayIQ firmly believes that popular opinion today can improve the experience of travelers and assist them plan better for their next holiday.

HolidayIQ's aim is to help the traveler make use of the reviews written by the people who would have already experienced the package or destination to select the ideal Destination & Hotel of their choice as per their travel plans. The traveler has a choice of finding Destinations & Hotels matching to his or her specific parameter. In addition, Reviews also encourage Properties to enhance the quality of service offered to their customers, benefiting the community at large. Visit for more information.

Press Release Submitted On: May 20, 2011 at 6:05 am
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