Fully Booked! Lakshadweep Flights Sold Out Until March 2024

Witnessing the mesmerizing beauty of Lakshadweep goes beyond what photos and videos can convey. Individuals from across India are eager to experience the enchanting allure of this archipelago with their own eyes, leading to a complete sell-out of air tickets until March 2024.

Also Read: Budgeting Your Lakshadweep Getaway: How Much Will an Island Vacation Cost You?

Prime Minister's Visit Sparks Interest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to promote Lakshadweep as a tourist destination has set off a surge in interest. His visit, capturing the attention with viral photos, resulted in a notable increase in Google searches and inquiries at travel agencies.

Limited Connectivity: Flight Tickets Sold Out

Lakshadweep's limited connectivity poses a challenge, with Alliance Air being the sole airline operating in the region. The daily flights between Kochi and Agatti, the only island with an airstrip, are fully booked until March 2024.

Infrastructure Concerns and Rising Demand

The sudden surge in queries and interest in Lakshadweep has raised concerns about the region's infrastructure. Niyati Saxena, founder of Migrant Musings & Co., emphasizes the need for a gradual increase to avoid chaos, citing the impact on cleanliness and beauty.


Maldives Takes a Hit: Tensions and Shift in Preferences

Amidst tensions between India and the Maldives, queries for the popular travel destination have decreased. The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has urged members to boycott the Maldives for shooting locations, further contributing to the shift in preferences.

Infrastructure Upgrades in Progress

Facing an unexpected influx, the government is taking steps to improve infrastructure in Lakshadweep. Plans include expanding the Agatti runway and developing an airport on Minicoy island. Premium resorts with modern amenities, tent cities, and Taj-branded resorts on Suheli and Kadmat islands are also in the works, indicating preparations for future tourism growth.

Also Read: Lakshadweep sees a Surge in Travel Inquiry - Travel agents announce discounts!

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