Inbound Travel

Mumbai finds itself at wrong end of tourism list


The Maharashtra government and various official agencies spend a lot of money in promoting Mumbai as a major tourist destination, but the fact is that thousands of travellers from around the globe find it one of the least tourist-friendly places.

While the average tourist confronts numerous challenges from the moment she steps out of the Mumbai international airport, most appear to take these in their stride and do not make an issue of it. However, a recent survey of more than 54,000 travellers by TripAdvisor, a leading travel site, revealed Mumbai was at the bottom of a ranking of more than three-dozen international cities.

In terms of ‘best overall experience’, the city was ranked at the bottom of the list, behind Moscow and Punta Cana of the Dominican Republic. Tokyo topped the list, followed by New York and Barcelona.

Full report here Khaleej Times


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