Rise in the personal disposable income, travelling expenditure of the households, development of retailing and specialty stores and growing acceptance of luggage bags as a lifestyle product by the customers have contributed significantly to luggage industry in India.
Bags and luggage form a vital part of travelling, and hence, boost in travel aides the growth in sales of bags and luggage in the country. In this backdrop, several players have emerged. Traworld is among the many which has gone to the extent of roping in a celebrity ambassador. We recently interviewed the brand’s Sachi Maker to discuss its journey so far, its positioning and a lot more.
How much has the Indian luggage industry changed during the last decade? Give us a brief picture. Growth of the luggage industry has been impacted directly by the growth of travel infrastructure such as national highways, airports, railway stations which has contributed successfully to the travel industry in India. Over the years, both domestic and international air travel have shown consistent double digit growth. It’s expected to have a huge amount of outbound tourists by 2020. As a result, today travel has become easy and convenient.
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