Washington: India's commercial capital, Mumbai, has been named among the world's 'dirtiest' cities, ranking last in the 'cleanest streets' category, a global survey of 40 key tourist cities has found. According to TripAdvisor's Cities Survey, Tokyo grabbed the first place while Mumbai ranked last in the list of 'cleanest streets'.
Similarly in the category of 'ease of getting around', Mumbai ranked at the last position while Zurich stood at first place, the company said in a press release. The survey revealed the cities with rudest locals, dirtiest streets and worst shopping.
It found that Moscow was home to world's least-friendly locals. The Russian city ranked last in a number of categories, including 'friendliest locals'. Tokyo was the most highly decorated world city, ranking number one for best taxi services, friendliest taxi drivers, best public transportation, cleanest streets and safety.
New York City took out the top spot for shopping, but travellers felt the city's streets could use a sweep with the Big Apple ranking 28 out of 40 for cleanliness. "New York City's global reputation as a shopping mecca was reinforced by the opinions of the TripAdvisor community worldwide," said Brooke Ferencsik, Director of communications of TripAdvisor....more
08:20 AM, Dec 15, 2012
Mumbai: Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces on Monday said several hotels from its portfolio have been rated as best in Asia and the world in the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Awards 2012. Not only does Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur steal the show as being the best hotel in Asia and ranking 16th in the world, it also ranks second for the best service in the country, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces...
10:53 PM, Jan 30, 2012