Travel Confidence Index — India tops, see what other Asian nationals think about travelling

Jul 7, 2022

By: Kritti Bhalla

India

Indians have emerged as the most confident with four in five travellers planning to travel in the next 12 months, as per Booking.com’s inaugural APAC Travel Confidence Index. The survey was based on insights from 11,000 travellers across 11 countries.

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Vietnam

Indians were followed by the Vietnamese, who were most willing to put up with and/or overlook key travel deterrents in order to travel.

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China

China stood at the third position. Travellers from that country were willing to overlook travel deterrents like restrictions and costs.

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New Zealand

New Zealand was able to make it to the 4th spot on the Travel Confidence Index.

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Australia

Australia made it to the fifth position on the APAC Travel Confidence Index.

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Singapore

Singapore ranked 6th on the Travel Confidence Index despite having some of the most eased border restrictions in comparison to many markets across the region

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong came right after Singapore with a high travel intent.

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Thailand

Thailand landed on the 8th spot of the Travel Confidence Index.

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Korea

North Asian markets like Korea, Taiwan and Japan have ranked lower on the index in terms of overall confidence, even though the intent to travel was quite high.

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Taiwan

Taiwan was ranked at the 10th spot on the Travel Confidence Index despite being high on the intent to travel.

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Japan

A majority of Japanese respondents, about 75 percent, expressed uncertainty about border reopenings. They were also sceptical about their country’s preparedness to safely receive international travellers.

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Although FII flows have reversed, retail investor confidence remains low thanks to macro concerns