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Chennai city - top stop for foreigners

DC CORRESPONDENT
Published Aug 22, 2014, 11:23 am IST
Updated Mar 31, 2019, 10:27 am IST
Bangkok had been the number one overseas destination for Indian travellers
Chennai Central Railway Station
 Chennai Central Railway Station

Chennai: Chennai is among the two southern cities in the country that continues to remain among the top seven destinations for overseas travellers to India. Along with Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Jaipur continued to adorn the top seven spots for overseas travellers to India, while Kolkata is the new entrant at eighth spot.

Agra, which was at ninth position in the first half of 2013, did not make it to the top 10 destinations this time, according to the latest Hotel Price Index (HPI) by online accommodation booking website Hotels.com. Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram have been ninth and tenth positions Among the international destinations, Dubai has surpassed Bangkok as the number one overseas destination for Indian travellers for the first six months of 2014. Surprisingly, Bangkok had been the number one overseas destination for Indian travellers for two consecutive years.

 

Singapore, Hong Kong and Pattaya were the other South East Asian countries that saw maximum visitors. London, New York continued to retain the fourth and fifth spot respectively while Paris, which ranked the tenth position in the H1 2013, has moved upwards to the eight slot, edging Las Vegas and Kuala Lumpur to the ninth and tenth position respectively.

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Location: Tamil Nadu




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