Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, has won the award of the world's best hotel at the Travellers' Choice award organised by the TripAdvisor, a popular travel website. The winners of the Award, which entered its 14th year, were determined on the basis of the reviews and opinions collected in a single year from the global Trip Advisor travellers.
Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur not only took the first position in the Top hotels category in India and the world, but also won the most number of awards (7) by an Indian hotel across categories.
According to the Chief revenue officer of Taj Hotels resorts and palaces, Chinmai Sharma, “We are extremely proud to have been recognised by millions of TripAdvisor travellers who have voted us as Best in the World through their unbiased reviews. These awards are testament to Taj's legacy of world-class service, rooted in the nobility of Indian heritage and traditions”.
Importantly, Rajasthan has retained the first spot amongst the Indian states with 58 awards followed by Kerala with 26 awards and Karnataka with 20 awards.