New Delhi: Most women like to be pampered almost everyday, but Valentine’s Day is one day when they expect “special gifts” from their lovers, reveals a study. So, men get creative.
Daily deals site Groupon India’s Valentine’s Day survey shows that women hope for an exciting experience they can tell all their friends about. The research, which polled over 2,000 adults across India, reveals what women want to feel on Feb 14.
They have let out a collective cheer for special gifts (54 percent), a romantic dinner date (26 percent) or simply having a romantic night at home (22 percent).
Old school style flowers (19 percent), cards (12 percent) and marriage proposals (seven percent) are out of the window, as they got voted the least desirable.
Paris (42 percent) and London (18 percent) emerged as favourite romantic destinations beating other popular ones such as New York (13 percent), Venice (12 percent), Berlin (four percent), Barcelona (two percent), Prague (four percent), Krakow (one percent) and Amsterdam (four percent).
“In today’s busy world, most couples are looking for options to spend quality time with their partner on Valentine’s Day. We too have witnessed an evident spike in our food and beverage and getaway deals,” Ankur Warikoo, CEO, Groupon India, said in a statement.
On special occasions such as Valentine’s Day, over 42 percent respondents are willing to spend about Rs.1000 to Rs.5000 on doing something special for their partner, it was revealed.