Highlights

  • Massive visa delays for Europe & US
  • Many left stranded as documents delayed
  • Is this the summer of 'revenge travel'?

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The India Story Episode 11 | ‘Revenge travel’: Visa delays spoiling post-Covid tourism party?

As visa delays spoil ‘revenge travel’ plans, the emotional and financial costs begin to take their toll. Vikram Chandra speaks to Jyoti Mayal and Ajay Awtaney on where Indians can still travel. 

The India Story Episode 11 | ‘Revenge travel’: Visa delays spoiling post-Covid tourism party?

As Covid-induced restrictions on travel ease up around the world, the phenomenon of ‘revenge travel’ has become popular. After a gruelling few years, Indians want to travel the world and meet their families. However, unprecedented demand has clogged up the systems and facilities that facilitate travel, and caused delays in processing of visas. As a result, people have had to cancel or change their plans, causing great emotional and financial loss.

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On this week’s episode, Vikram Chandra speaks to Jyoti Mayal, President of the Travel Agents Association of India, and Ajay Awtaney, aviation journalist, on what locations are still viable for Indians looking for a summer break.

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