Mumbai - With the onset of the holiday season, JetEscapes Holidays from Jet Airways, announced its latest line-up of brand new, all-inclusive holiday options for 2017 summer season.
Under the new expanded offers this summer, JetEscapes is offering a portfolio of as many as 69 destinations for guests and their families to choose from for travel during these summer vacations. Guests vacationing in India or at select international destinations serviced by the airline's network, can access many attractive, all-inclusive offers of travel on Jet Airways – rated recently as "India's Best Airline" by travellers in TripAdvisor's Travellers Choice Awards 2017.
Summers have traditionally been the most popular period of the year for Indians to make travel/ vacation plans with family or friends. According to the Indian Summer Travel Report Card (ISTRC'16), there is significant and growing demand in the uptake, especially across young professional segment (25-35 years) travelling with groups of friends/colleagues. Given school holidays, a large number of working professionals and parents also prefer to vacation during summers to spend time with their families.
Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said, "Holidays are precious moments. We are seeing a growing number of people investing significant time and effort in planning vacations that are highly experiential. JetEscapes Holidays has an impeccable track record of designing both ready-made and customised travel experiences for our guests, all at attractive rates. JetEscapes Holidays complement the airline's extensive network of 65 destinations on offer. JetEscapes will continue to deliver memorable and unforgettable experiences for its guests.
They can even experience life around the lively beaches of Goa, savour Goan and international cuisine at popular beach shacks, as well as participate in popular water sport events such as parasailing by selecting the three-night, four-day Goa holiday package.
For those looking to soak in the sun, laze around the backwaters and beaches of Kerala, experience the religious and folk traditions, ayurveda treatments and spices on offer, a three-night, four-day Kochi-Munnar holiday package works best. Those undertaking extended visits to the state, can enjoy the 'Tranquil Kerala' package covering Kochi, Munnar, Thekkady and Alleppey over five-nights and six-days, ensuring a rejuvenating experience.
'Southern Sojourn' brings forth the unchartered terrain of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu adorned with marvellous temples, terraces of coffee and tea plantations, hilly landscapes and lagoons canopied by tropical forests across cities such as Bengaluru, Mysore and Ooty over five-nights and six-days.
For winter lovers, JetEscapes Holidays offers a six-night, seven-day 'Magical Kashmir' holiday that showcases the abundant natural beauty of Srinagar, Pahalgam and Gulmarg. Guests can even visit picturesque Sonmarg and the tour includes the famous Shankaracharya temple, Mughal Gardens, and a Shikara ride on the famous Dal Lake. Mementos including world-famous, local, hand-crafted items typical of the Kashmiri region, are also available on sale from local artisans. Guests can also choose a relatively shorter, four-night, five-day 'Kashmir' sojourn, visiting only Srinagar and Gulmarg for a quick and cool summer getaway.
Other significant choices includes a six-night, seven-day 'Himachal Experience' including a breath-taking tour of Shimla, Manali and Chandigarh, and a seven-night, eight day 'Incredible Ladakh' holiday package includes a sightseeing tour of Leh's picturesque beauty, Nubra Valley and Pangong. At Leh, guests can take a trip to Shanti Stupa, which was built by Japanese monks to promote world peace, or find solace, at the eye-catching Sankar Gompa monastery. Guests can also experience the traditional Tibetan architecture at the Leh Palace.
Guests can even travel and discover the less explored and increasingly popular Indian Northeast as part of a six-night, seven-day 'Mesmerizing Northeast' holiday which offers an unforgettable experience, replete with snow-clad Himalayan peaks and dense hilly jungles nestled in a cool and pleasant environment. Guests can also experience the iconic confluence of many cultures, races and tribes on this trip together with a legendary visit to the Tawang monastery - largest in India and the second-largest after the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet.
JetEscapes Holidays has also a wide spread of international holidays for guests. Some of these include attractive four-night, five-day holidays to Bangkok and Pattaya in Thailand, three-night and four-day package to Dubai, a seven-night and eight-day holiday package to Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara in Nepal, and a three-night and four-day package to Amsterdam, London or Paris.
Also on offer are sojourns to Singapore and Sri Lanka, allowing guests to create lasting memories of the time spent with their families and exploring cultures and landscapes. While in Singapore, guests can experience the vibrant mix of tradition and modernity that is thoroughly Singaporean. An island of fun and festivities throughout the year, Singapore offers sophisticated nightlife, gourmet food, great shopping and sightseeing.
In Amsterdam, guests can cruise around the city's canals as well as museums, shopping areas and attractions.
The standard holiday packages include a Jet Airways return economy airfare (inclusive of all taxes), airport transfers, three star hotel accommodation with breakfast and sightseeing. JetEscapes also offers choices for for travel in premiere cabin, with four and five-star hotels.