Indian Hotel wins top spot on TripAdvisor for first time

2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for hotels.

It is the first Indian hotel to win the accolade since the awards began in 2002.

The awards are based on millions of reviews and opinons collected in a single year from travellers around the globe.

Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Luxury, Service and Small Hotels. The hallmarks of Travellers’ Choice winners are remarkable service, quality and value.

Vincent Ramos, GM of Umaid Bhawan Palace said, “We are delighted to have won the hearts of travellers around the world with this prestigious award.

“Umaid Bhawan Palace is more than a hotel, it is still home to His Highness Maharaja Gaj Singh II and his family, where we welcome all to visit.”

TripAdvisor chief marketing officer Barbara Messing said: “We congratulate the properties that have won Travellers’ Choice Hotel awards.

“As travellers consider where to book their next trip, they should be sure to check out these award-winners that have already delighted millions of members of the TripAdvisor com