Leh shines on; Delhi makes a debut at #13, notches above other popular tourist destinations like Goa and Pondicherry.
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | May 10, 2011
TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site, today announced the winners of its Travellers' Choice Destinations Awards for 2011. Running in its third consecutive year now, the winners are based on travellers’ favourite and most visited destinations, as pinned on travel maps found on TripAdvisor website and TripAdvisor’s Facebook application called “Cities I’ve Visited”, where travellers can pin destinations noting them as either favourites or places they have visited
“Today, a large number of travellers rely on TripAdvisor for travel related insights based on user generated content which also made it possible for us to identify India’s top travel spots” said Nikhil Ganju, Country Manager, TripAdvisor (India). “The cities named under 2011 Travellers’ Choice Destinations Award offer an interesting summary of locations that travellers love”, he added.
Appended are the key findings of the Travellers’ Choice Destinations Awards in India:
Launched a little over 2 years back, TripAdvisor already attracts close to 3 million unique Indian visitors a month. Its popularity as one of the top travel sites in India is owing to its rich content on Indian destinations and hotels, coupled with the growing trend of Indians’ planning their trips based on the experiences of other travellers’.