In India, family travel on Airbnb is up over 90 percent in 2022 compared to pre-pandemic. Near a National Park, Tropical and Pools are the top categories for family travel on Airbnb.
NEW DELHI – As detailed in a new report released by Airbnb, family travel is booming on Airbnb. Globally, family travel on our platform is up over 60 percent in 2022 compared to before the pandemic in 2019, with over 15 million check-ins in nearly 90,000 destinations1. In India, family travel on Airbnb grew by over 90 percent in 2022 compared to before the pandemic is 20192. Many of those families likely booked Airbnb listings because of the value and space they received compared to many hotel rooms.
- More space for the money: Families can get an Airbnb with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms for approximately the price of one hotel room at a major chain3.
- More Value for Money: Families can get an Airbnb with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms for approximately the price of one hotel room at a major chain4.
- Spreading out: One-quarter of Airbnb listings have three bedrooms or more.
– More than 1M listings have cribs for small children.
- Kitchens: Nearly 90 percent of Airbnb listings have kitchens.
- Pets: More than 5 million pets traveled on Airbnb listings in 2022.
Where they go: In 2022, the top 10 family travel travel destinations in India were:
- Bengaluru, Karnataka
- Pune, Maharashtra
- Hyderabad, Telangana
- Dehradun, Uttarakhand
- Jaipur, Rajasthan
- Raigarh, Maharashtra
- Ernakulam, Kerala
- New Delhi, Delhi
- Nainital, Uttarakhand
Globally, Indians have been travelling to London, Toronto and Dubai for a family getaway.
Types of listings: Airbnb gives families the options to travel near and far with beautiful views that aren’t shared by hundreds or thousands of other people at the same time. In 2022, the top-booked Categories for family travel last year in India include 5:
- Near a national park
- Near a beach
- Lake house
1 According to internal Airbnb data looking at family travel, defined as a check-in with at least one child, between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2022.
2 According to internal Airbnb data looking at family travel in India, defined as a check-in with at least one child, between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2022.
3 Comparing Airbnb’s Q4 ADR for two bedroom, two bathroom listings to an average ADR for Marriott, Hyatt and Hilton based on publicly available Q4 financial reporting
4 Comparing Airbnb’s Q4 ADR for two bedroom, two bathroom listings to an average ADR for Marriott, Hyatt and Hilton based on publicly available Q4 financial reporting
Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales. She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.