Mumbai: Vista Rooms, a home-grown private vacation home rental brand is now all set to expand its services in Dubai by launching 10 premium properties in the heart of Dubai. The properties are located in Jumeirah, Burj, Downtown, Marina that gives greater access to the entire country.
Dubai, popularly referred to as the ‘home away from home for Indian tourists is not only conveniently located but also easily accessible with respect to relaxed visa policies. Every year, over 2 million Indian tourists visit Dubai representing over 12% of the total number of tourists visiting Dubai annually. After spending a better half of the decade pioneering innovation to the Indian vacation rental industry. After the first lockdown, a surge in the number of Indian tourists traveling to Dubai was recorded, and higher demand is expected this year with events such as the IPL, T-20 Cricket World Cup and the Dubai World Expo.
“We are always trying to stay close to our consumers and understand their travel interests and patterns. 1 out of 8 guests indicated their desire to travel to Dubai in the next 12 months. As a response to this consumer feedback, we decided to open our first international market in Dubai”, said Vista Rooms Co-Founder Ankita Sheth. Despite early jitters, the vacation rental market appears to have undergone an inflection point, since the pandemic with greater awareness and desire amongst travelers to stay in private homes. “We are on a course to cross 100Cr annual revenue, and hoping to double it by 2023 fiscal, and moving to International market is a natural progression of what we had aimed for a long time. Dubai gives us a feeling of ‘home away from home for discerning Indian travelers as its most visited by Indian travellers. Eventually, we will be moving on to countries like Singapore, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Thailand. ”, she added.