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Thailand tops the chart for Indian travellers!

January 21, 2014 16:25 IST

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Thailand continued to remain popular among Indian travellers during the last two years with three of its cities -- Bangkok, Phuket and Pattaya -- featuring in the list of top 10 overseas destinations, according to a recent study by Hotels.com.

The recent Hotel Price Index report by Hotels.com showed that three Thailand cities -- Bangkok, Phuket and Pattaya -- are in the top 10 destinations explored by Indian travellers in the last two years.

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Image: A skytrain passes over vehicles on the road in Bangkok April 4, 2013.
Photographs: Kerek Wongsa/Reuters

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Besides Thailand, other South East Asian countries that saw maximum visitors from India were Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, according to the study.

Dubai, London, New York and Las Vegas also featured in the top 10 amongst other international cities.

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Image: A general view shows the beach town of Pattaya, nearly 150 km (90 miles) east of Bangkok.
Photographs: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

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Among the domestic destinations- Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Bengaluru, Chennai and Jaipur continued to reserve the top six spots for the international tourists.

However, the land of Taj Mahal Agra, the Indian city that is known for attracting international tourists, dropped by two spots.

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Image: Cars and trains move on Taksin bridge over Chao Phraya river in central Bangkok at sunset.
Photographs: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

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Agra has moved from its seventh position to ninth spot, giving way to Hyderabad and Thiruvananthapuram in 2013, the study said.

The Hotels.com Hotel Price IndexTM is a regular report on hotel prices in major destinations across the world and is based on bookings made on Hotels.com and prices shown are those actually paid by customers per room per night.

 


Image: Fireworks explode during New Year celebrations over the city centre of Thailand's capital Bangkok.
Photographs: Sukree Sukplang/Reuters

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