In the midst of year-end celebrations, the city’s hospitality sector is experiencing a surge after a two-year hiatus.
Story so far: The demand for homestays and service apartments is higher in Bengaluru city as compared to the rest of the country, according to the most recent Justdial Consumer Insights. According to the survey data, homestays and 3-star hotels accounted for over 60% of searches for hotels over the Christmas holidays.
- The top five hotel categories in demand this holiday season were service apartments and 4-star hotels.
- The top five most searched services were pubs, fast food, food delivery, and dhabas in addition to searches for hotels.
Survey results: The demand for hotels has increased by 17%, which is on par with pre-Covid levels. In contrast, the demand for homestays has skyrocketed by 135%, while the demand for 3-star hotels rose by 18%, and the demand for other types of hotels remained unchanged.