Mexicans pay most for Indian hotel rooms
New Delhi, Mar 22 : Travellers from Mexico parted with the most money to stay in India, according to the latest Hotel Price Index (HPI) report by global hotel bookings expert Hotels.com.
They paid on an average INR 7,766 in 2012 which is 19% more than what they paid in 2011.
Travellers from the Middle East came in second at INR 7,670 followed by the Japanese at INR 7,648.
Further, there was a good spread of nationalities in the Top 10 with two more from Asia as well as two from North America and one each from Europe, Latin America.
Of the key inbound markets, the Americans were at No 5 at 7,448 INR after a 7% increase and the British were at No 9 on 6,941 INR.
Of the 32 nations included in the report, 25 paid more in 2012 than the previous year in the country.
The report also reveals the list of top 10 Indian destinations preferred by international travellers. It has a good mix of the country's metropolitan areas and tourist hot spots.
The capital city Delhi ranks number 1 amongst international travellers followed by Mumbai. Goa, the popular beach and party destination comes in third.
One of the most famous buildings in the world, the Taj Mahal helped Agra to bag the 7th place on the list, attracting visitors from all over the world. On the other hand, 2 cities from 'God's Own Country', Kerala are seen in the top 10 list - Cochin on the 9th spot and Thiruvananthapuram on the 10th.