New Delhi ranked 22nd globally as top destination for 2018; Paris topped the list

Mumbai: New Delhi has been ranked 22nd in the world and eighth in Asia in the top destination for 2018, Travellers' Choice awards for Destinations by TripAdvisor.

A city famous for mouth-watering food, New Delhi the capital of India was ranked 22nd in TripAdvisors' top 25 travellers choice of destinations list for this year offering alluring Mughal minarets, magnificent colonial-era buildings and flourishing culture.

Paris in France topped the list of Travellers' Choice awards for Destinations followed by London (UK), Rome (Italy), Bali (Indonesia), Crete (Greece).

Red Fort, Delhi. Reuters image.

Red Fort, Delhi. Reuters image.

Award winners were determined using an algorithm based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions in destinations worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period, as well as traveller booking interest on TripAdvisor.

The awards honour 402 outstanding destinations in 42 lists across the globe.

In the Asia list, three Indian cities have featured with New Delhi at eighth position, followed by Goa at ninth and Jaipur (Rajasthan) at number 16 position.

Goa with its picturesque beaches, pristine waters, spectacular landscapes and a happening nightlife continue to fascinate travellers around the globe, while 'Pink City' Jaipur attracts people with culture, cuisine and unmatched architecture.

Bali in Indonesia topped the Asia list followed by Phuket in Thailand, Hanoi (Vietnam), Siem Reap (Siem Reap Province), Tokyo (Japan), Kathmandu (Nepal) and Hong Kong.


Updated Date: Mar 21, 2018 17:10 PM

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