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Holiday planning made simple, fun and smart!
HolidayIQ.com is a premier holiday information portal powered by India's first & biggest travel community; enabling travellers to first discover numerous vacation choices, then plan holiday trips in full detail and finally, share holiday experiences with millions of other travellers.
HolidayIQ.com was founded in 2004, to be the first & largest online community of Indian travellers, a platform for travellers to share Holiday reviews, photos & videos, for the benefit of fellow travellers. HolidayIQ.com now has over 1 million Indian travellers registered on HolidayIQ.com and assists over 200,000 travellers planning their next holiday on the site, everyday. More about HolidayIQ.com, here.
HolidayIQ.com is not a Travel Agent and does not do any bookings directly.
- 30000 hotels, resorts, homestays etc across India
- 12000 Indian hotels with ratings and reviews
- 80000 International hotels
HolidayIQ.com user profile
- 78% of HolidayIQ.com users are Males, 22% are Females
- 42% of HolidayIQ.com users are aged between 26 - 35, 23% are aged between 36 - 45, 23% are aged above 45, 12% are aged between 20 - 25
- HolidayIQ.com users fall under income groups SEC A+, A&B
- HolidayIQ.com users are majorly from Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai & Hyderabad
- HolidayIQ.com has 3.5 Lakh active followers on Facebook, 96% of them are based in India in the age group of 18 - 34, 35% of them are Females.
About the Founder & CEO
Hari Nair, CEO and founder of HolidayIQ.com is a travel enthusiast who left his 15 year corporate career to pursue his passion for travel. Moving to Bangalore from his previous position as a Partner with KPMG India in Mumbai, Hari went ahead and launched India’s first & largest online travel community.
Read Hari’s reflections on Travel and life on his blog at The Long Hol
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"My experience with HolidayIQ.com is very good. Any holiday plan of my family starts with visiting this amazing website, which is authentic & 100% genuine. when I can't manage a holiday, even then, I check it out to have a taste of holidaying."- Alip Ray
"The experience I have with HIQ is really good. Really helpful site giving us immense information and has helped me plan all the trips I have taken within India. The new revamped look of HIQ is very nice.Its simply fresh, flamboyant and fantastic" - Samantha Haymo
I have been using HolidayIQ.com for my travel planning for almost 4-5 years. It has helped me discover many new places which I wouldn't have otherwise found and helped me select places of stay which no one else could recommend. The forums are always abuzz with questions and answers, helping you to discover more and more, and now I think I could spend my entire life traveling around India and never be short of places to go to. - Madhuri Agrawal
"For a travel freak like me, HolidayIQ.com is a great friend who I refer to when planning my trips and I enjoy sharing my own holiday experiences here with fellow travellers" - Malini Rajesh
"I have been a member of Holidayiq.com since it inception & regularly check out it's big database of hotels & destination reviews. I also make it a point to contribute regularly & have been contest winner on more than one occassion (once being a trip to Andamans). It is the best resource on internet to search while planning a holiday." - Ronak Shah
Holidayiq.com has investments from Tiger Global Management and Accel Partners.