Airbnb Hospitality Index: New Delhi, Maharashtra lead charts

ANI | Updated: Apr 05, 2018 21:12 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): Global hospitality chain Airbnb announced that New Delhi and Maharashtra have been recognised as the most hospitable city and state respectively, according to its Hospitality Index released on Thursday.

In India, hospitality is deeply rooted in the diversity found in local culture, cuisine, lifestyle preferences and the way we welcome people into our homes. Since its inception, Airbnb's community of hosts have been instrumental in extending hospitality to travellers from around the world to provide an authentic taste of India.

As per the index, the most hospitable states were Maharashtra, Goa, Delhi, Karnataka and Kerala, with the highest number of 5-star reviews from guests. Meanwhile, New Delhi led the charts as the most hospitable city in the country, followed closely by Jaipur, Cochin and Mumbai. Furthermore, Delhi saw the highest rate of success in terms of extending hospitality that is a class apart, with close to 80 percent of reviewed trips in Delhi-NCR receiving a 5-star rating

"Hospitality is something which is intrinsic to Indian culture. Cultural, gastronomical and geographical elements come together in each location to offer something unique to travellers. The people to people connection enabled by technology is what makes these destinations a treasure trove for experience seeking travellers who return home with amazing stories and fulfilling experiences on Airbnb," said Airbnb India Country Manager, Amanpreet Bajaj. (ANI)