Puducherry named ‘The Most Welcoming Region’ in India,online travel company Booking.com has announced the winners of its eleventh annual Traveller Review Awards, which includes the Most Welcoming Places on Earth for 2023.

Especially The Traveller Review Awards honour travel companies from 220 countries and territories, including India, for their dedication to offering consistently top-notch service and hospitality throughout the course of the year.

Puducherry named ‘The Most Welcoming Region’ in India, To help travellers have the most welcoming experiences possible for a really unforgettable trip in 2023, it has also published the Most Welcoming Regions and Cities in India.

Top 5 Most Welcoming Regions in India in 2023

1. Puducherry
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2. Kerala
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3. Rajasthan
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4. Goa
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5. Himachal Pradesh
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Top 10 Most Welcoming Cities in India in 2023

  • Palolem (Goa)
  • Agonda (Goa)
  • Mararikulam (Kerala)
  • Hampi (Karnataka)
  • Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh)
  • Thekkady (Kerala)
  • Jaisalmer (Rajasthan)
  • Bir (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Munnar (Kerala)
  • Varkala (Kerala)

Most Welcoming Accommodation Types in India

The most-awarded property type in India is hotels, with 3888 partners receiving recognition for their contributions. With 1509 properties awarded, homestays come in second place followed by guest houses, resorts, and apartments.

Basically A satisfied traveller is the result of amazing staff, warm and friendly personnel (8.7), followed by cleanliness (8.6) and comfort (8.6), obtained the highest score.

2023’s Most Welcoming Places on Earth

This year’s Most Welcoming Places on Earth, span five continents and feature hidden coastal gems, rural destinations surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. Even a bustling Latin American metropolis, providing travellers with a bucket list inspiration for their future travel. 

Firstly Santosh Kumar, Country Manager, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia at Booking.com, commented: “These awards are our way of expressing gratitude to our partner’s hard work in making everyone feel welcomed and going beyond boundaries to make our customers’ experiences extraordinary with a personal touch.”