Ola Outstation insights: Mysuru among popular destinations
- The data throws in some cool trends for weekend getaways, popular tourist destinations, average travel days and more.
- People from Mumbai lead the pack when it comes to taking vacations, followed by Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bengaluru.
- The data shows that riders took more weekend getaways than longer vacations.
Ola Outstation is the inter-city travel service that completes one year. The cab aggregator has taken to share some insights depending upon the user and ride data generated from the Ola Outstation category that was collected May 2016 onwards.
The data throws some cool trends for weekend getaways, popular tourist destinations, average travel days, and popular months through the year for outstation travel. People from Mumbai lead the pack when it comes to taking vacations, followed by Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bengaluru.
Needless to say, the data shows more weekend getaways than longer period vacations. And, Pune, Lonavala and Imagica are among the top destinations for Mumbaikars. Next in line are Delhiites taking trips to Agra, Neemrana and Jaipur.
While Pune sits on top of the list for Mumbaikars, the top destinations for Punekars who took the Ola Outstation also starts with Mumbai, followed by Lonavala and Lavasa. Top three getaways for Bengalureans include Nandi Hills, Coorg and Mysuru. Mysuru is also among the popular destinations for Ola Outstation. The data also sheds light on what time of the year people usually prefer to travel. April to July and October to December witnessed the most number of outstation rides, according to Ola.
Vishal Kaul, COO at Ola said, “We can proudly say that through Ola Outstation, we have been able to structure the fragmented outstation travel segment like never before. In the past one year, we have launched various product innovations within Ola Outstation to make inter-city travel as convenient and reliable as intra-city commute. Customers can not only choose the kind of car they want to travel in but also have the options like choosing a 12-hour package and one way trips.