From Risking losing their job to cancelling a honeymoon, a new research by Booking.com suggests that 42 percent of Indian sports enthusiasts would even cancel their honeymoon if the dates clashed with a big game of their favourite Sport. This is considerably higher than the global average of 19 Percent.
Similarly, 41% of Indian Sports fans said that they would choose to lose a job than missing out on a historic / finale event of their sport. This figure too leaves far behind the global average of 18%.
Some Very interesting revelations have been made from this survey. Out of the surveyed sports enthusiasts, 82 % of fans have completed between one to five trips in last year alone, with six out of ten saying they are willing to travel both domestic and internationally to watch and support their team / athlete
Once decided to travel, 82 percent have affordability as their top priority, followed by location in relation to the venue where the event is happening. Most interestingly, inspite of affordability being the most important factor, 37 percent of Indian fans happily admit to be willing to pay higher prices, compared to their family vacation