March 08, 2011 11:42 ET

Indus Travels Predicts 11 Trends for Travel to India and Beyond for 2011

Guys Hit Abu Dhabi's Ferrari Extravaganza in World's Largest Indoor Theme Park, Gals Go Treasure Hunting at Bustling Bazaars

RICHMOND, BC--(Marketwire - March 8, 2011) - The premier company for India tours, Indus Travels, shares their view on hot destinations, new experiences as well as overarching trends in India and nearby countries. 

1. Adrenaline Rushes in First Ever Ferrari Theme Park - On this ultimate new splurge package to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, travelers get to visit the world's largest indoor theme park and enjoy an adrenaline rush on the fastest roller coaster on the planet.

2. The Shopping Craze - Surveys have shown that shopping is the number one activity (female) travelers want to engage in such as bustling bazaars in such colorful destinations as India and Nepal.

3. Fabulous Accommodations for Every Budget - Luxury tours to India  with Indus Travels offers three accommodation categories, from comfortable standard, to superior.

4. High End Hotels in Iconic Places - Asia is not short of luxurious accommodations with some of the most incredible views in the world like the Hotel Everest View in Nepal.

5. Culinary Tours With Celebrity Chef - Indus Travels offers insights into the Indian cuisine on a trip with Vikram Vij, the renowned Indian chefs in the Americas.

6. Cultural Immersion on Himalayan Experience Tour - Indus Travels' most "out-of-the-box" tour, this is one of their custom tours through Northern India that allows travelers to get deeply involved with the local culture through visits of local villages, temples, monasteries.

7. Culture and Tiger Trekking in Nepal: A Different Approach - The "Naturally Nepal" tour offers a unique focus on the country's fascinating wildlife, such as tiger trekking in little visited Chitwan National Park.

8. Sri Lanka is Back! - Sri Lanka is making a great comeback as one of the most diverse and alluring new destinations, with a range of cultural and culinary treasures, soft adventure activities and wildlife excursions.

9. Evergreen With Exotic Spin: Family Travel - Intergenerational travel has been a buzz word for years, but what's new is family's desire to explore more exotic places like India and Nepal.

10. Discover the "Royal Bhutan" - One of those "hidden secret destinations," the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan fascinates travelers with its well-protected Buddhist culture, unspoiled nature and the best in high-end accommodations, such as Aman, Uma and Taj.

11. Shorter Lead Times, More Intensive Experiences - Indus Travels has reported a huge increase in demand for out-of-the-ordinary travel experiences and cultural immersion of 60% over the previous year. They've observed shorter booking windows, reduced from a year, to only three to six months.

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