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How Indian Women Travellers Have Evolved Over The Years

This International Women's Day 2024, we examine how the Indian woman traveller has come a long way towards shaping its own separate consumer identity

A traveller exploring a mountainous landscape Photo: Shutterstock

Whether it is the blue waters of an Indonesian beach or an unexplored trek in the Eastern Himalayas, Indian women are always ready to participate in the tourism economy.

The Indian woman traveller has come far in terms of a separate consumer identity. The relation is directly related to the contribution of women to the Indian economy. According to a National Family Health survey, about 85 per cent of married women aged 15-49 now decide how to use their financial earnings.