Published on : Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Celebrating the first International Yoga Day, Yatra.com, amongst India’s leading online travel portals, announced special yoga packages for its customers. The packages have been made available on Yatra’s website from June 20, 2015, the eve of International Yoga Day.
Yatra.com is launching their first packages in Hrishikesh in the North and Kovalam in the South of India. They would like travelers to have a choice in terms of the places they want to travel to while experiencing the yoga process. The itineraries are prepared in such a way that they will have a complete focus on wellness programmes and Yoga in particular being a critical component. The packages have been designed in order to provide a rejuvenating experience for the customers’ and drive overall positivity and well-being.
Commenting on the new offerings, Mr. Sunny Sodhi, Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Travel and Head Industry Relations, Yatra.com said, “As more people embrace healthier lifestyles, we are now seeing their behaviour translate and integrate into their travel and vacation habits. Many people are committing their vacation time to wellness travel, as exhibited by increased spending on fitness, diets, destination choices and to take a break from the rigours of city life. We are happy to be a part of the International Yoga Day and hope that this will be well received by our consumers.”
The packages on offer are designed between 3 to 10 days and range from Rs.30,000 to Rs.96,500. Besides, accommodation, this package would include sessions by instructors in the morning and evening along with walking trails and relaxation therapy amongst others. A typical day in the package would start with sunrise meditation sessions along with Surya Namaskar. People can also look forward to Yoga sessions and practice various assanas in the lap of nature during the course of the day. In addition, special diets for every individual will be planned and administered. Customers who are looking for a healthy and revitalising experience combined with a good relaxing holiday can opt for these products.
Mr. Sunny Sodhi further added, “The initiative announced by our Honourable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on commemorating June 21st as the International Yoga Day resulted in a lot of enquiries at Yatra about wellness/yoga retreats. Yatra has always believed in understanding their customers and we felt this was the right time to develop new products in line with market needs and we foresee a positive response.”