Himachal Pradesh Earns Top Honors as the Most Welcoming Region while Mararikulam in Kerala named most welcoming place in India

Booking.com Unveils India’s Traveller Review Award 2024 Winners

Leveraging insights from over 309 million authenticated reviews by genuine travellers, Booking.com, a global leader in connecting travellers with a diverse range of exceptional accommodations, exciting activities, and transport options, has disclosed the Most Welcoming Regions in India as part of its 12th Annual Traveller Review Awards. Himachal Pradesh emerges at the pinnacle as the Most Welcoming Region in India, closely followed by Goa and Kerala. Among cities, Mararikulam, Jaisalmer, Bir, Leh, and Manali secure the top five spots as the Most Welcoming Cities in India.

In 2024, India boasts 13,348 esteemed accommodation partners recognized for their outstanding service and hospitality through the Traveller Review Award 2024. These partners have garnered over 1,189,000 reviews with an impressive average review score of 8.8.

2024’s Most Welcoming Regions in India

The Traveller Review Award 2024 celebrates the diversity of destinations across India, from serene backwaters to historical wonders and pristine beaches to mountain retreats. This year’s list showcases destinations based on the proportion of accommodation providers receiving a Traveller Review Award 2024.. Most Welcoming Regions in India (2024) are Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Kerala, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand

To enhance travellers’ experiences for an unforgettable journey in 2024, Booking.com presents the Most Welcoming Cities in India, curated from over 309 million verified customer reviews. Mararikulam, renowned for its scenic backwaters, lush countryside adorned with coconut trees, and serene beaches, stands out as the Most Welcoming city in India. Jaisalmer celebrated for its rich heritage, and Bir, acclaimed for ecotourism, spiritual pursuits, and meditation, secured the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.

Most Welcoming Cities in India (2024) are Mararikulam (Kerala), Jaisalmer (Rajasthan), Bir (Maharashtra), Leh (Jammu & Kashmir)
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Thekkady (Kerala). Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh), Kasol ((Himachal Pradesh), Pushkar (Rajasthan)
Jodhpur (Rajasthan). Bengaluru Leads in Awarded Properties, Followed By Manali.

The Booking.com Traveller Review Awards also acknowledge Bengaluru (402) as the city with the most-awarded properties in India, closely followed by Manali (342), New Delhi (339), Jaipur (277), and Udaipur (250). Hotels dominate as the most-awarded property type in India, followed by homestays and apartments.

Mr Santosh Kumar, Country Manager, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Booking.com

Mr. Santosh Kumar, Country Manager, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Indonesia at Booking.com, remarked, “Hospitality is ingrained in India’s rich cultural heritage. Our warm and hospitable people create an environment where guests feel at home. Reflecting this ethos are our accommodation partners whose exceptional hospitality transforms guest experiences into cherished memories, elevating travel from mundane to extraordinary. To all the recipients of this year’s awards, we applaud your dedication and passion – we couldn’t accomplish what we do without you.”

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