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Skyscanner is a leading global travel search site offering an unbiased, comprehensive and free flight search service as well as instant online comparisons for hotels and car hire. Having launched in 2003, it is now helping 25 million unique visitors each month to find the best deals, through powerful technology we have built across our website and mobile app. With more than 400 employees spanning 35 nationalities across six global offices – Edinburgh, Glasgow, Singapore, Beijing, Miami, Barcelona, Skyscanner places great emphasis on its global flight coverage, with search available in over 30 languages and 70 currencies. Skyscanner’s highly-rated free mobile apps are available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Windows 8 devices and have been downloaded over 30 million times.
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Skyscanner Reveals that Travelling Solo is Trending Amongst Indian Women

- About 70% of women travellers have either travelled solo or are planning one
- Domestic destinations remain as attractive as international ones amongst Indian women solo travellers
- Safety and security remain key barriers for women solo travellers
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Skyscanner Reveals: 54% of Indian Travellers Prefer Flat Discounts over Packaged Deals

Mobile apps are fast gaining popularity as the second most used channel after PCs for online travel booking
Credit cards, followed by debit cards and internet banking, are the most preferred modes of making payments
Mobile browsers are the least trusted channels of ma... (more)
India is a Hot Favourite Amongst International Tourists this Season: Skyscanner Reveals

With the Indian government placing emphasis on boosting inbound tourism, the introduction of the electronic visa facility (e-Visa) for 150 countries is a major milestone for driving success within the tourism industry. Currently applicable to 77 nations, the e-Visa scheme has further given ... (more)
Skyscanner Extends its Partnership as the ‘Official Travel Partner’ of the Delhi Daredevils for India Premier League 2015

As the cricket season continues with the eighth edition of the India Premier League (IPL), leading global travel search engine Skyscanner extends its partnership with the Delhi Daredevils as their official travel partner for the second year running.
After witnessing fervent partici... (more)
Skyscanner Reveals: 43% Women Spend More on Food than Shopping While Travelling

More than half of Indian travellers leave their diet plans at home when on a holiday
Food becomes a priority over shopping as more and more women want to binge first
The convenience of plastic money is the way to go when holidaying in foreign countries
Indian Airports Ahead of European Countries in Wi-Fi Service: Skyscanner Wi-Fi Guide

With holiday season around the corner, leading travel search engine Skyscanner, announced the launch of its new Wi-Fi study, listing the most internet friendly airports around the world. Free airport Wi-Fi is nearly a given across Asia, but for Indians travelling to Europe, the picture is d... (more)
New Skyscanner Hotels App Helps Travellers Find the Perfect Hotel

Skyscanner, leading global travel search engine, today announced the launch of its Hotels app – a user friendly application that offers Indian travelers a beautiful and intuitive way to search, compare and book hotelsall over the world. An extension to Skyscanner’s web Hotels se... (more)
Skyscanner Lists Out the Top 6 Literary Festivals in India

Want to meet your favourite author? Combine your holiday with a host of venues sprouting literature. From the Jaipur Literature festival to the Kochi International Book festival, there are plenty of cities coming up with literary events. As the monsoon rains wane and litfest fever begins, s... (more)
Skyscanner Reveals the Destinations of the Future: Space Tourism, Underwater Resorts & Hyper-Personalisation

Ahead of World Space Week (October 4th – 10th) Skyscanner predicts that the heights of the Earth’s orbit and the depths of the world’s oceans will become holiday destinations over the next decade. By 2024 space will be the final frontier for well-heeled intrepid travellers... (more)
Skyscanner Reveals: 56% of Indians Book Their Travel Three Months in Advance

8 out of 10 people make genuine bookings over dummy bookings because of visa concerns
Exploration is on the rise, with 86% of Indians visiting new and off-beat locations
Searches for Middle East rise with Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia leading the way
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