New Delhi: As the spotlight remains on the most discussed wedding of Bollywood superstars Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif at Six Senses Fort Barwara, the state of Rajasthan took home the award for “Best Wedding, Travel Destination”.
“We are pleased to announce that Rajasthan has won ‘Best State in India’ and ‘Best Wedding Destination in India’ awards at Travel + Leisure India’s Best Awards 2021,” Rajasthan Tourism Department said in a tweet.
We are pleased to announce that Rajasthan has won ‘Best State in India’ and ‘Best Wedding Destination in India’ awards at Travel + Leisure India’s Best Awards 2021. Padharo Mhare Desh
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– Rajasthan Tourism (@my_rajasthan) December 8, 2021
According to a press release from Rajasthan’s Tourism Department, the state became the “Best State” and “Best Wedding Destination” in the recently declared “India Best Prices 2021” for travel and leisure.
At the 10th edition of the “Best India Prize”, the winners were chosen based on the scores given by readers in various categories. Rajasthan, while simply being the best among wedding destinations, its excellence in other categories earned it the “Best State” award, the press release added.
“In addition to Rajasthan’s traditional advantage as a tourist destination, the awards under the current circumstances also reflect the confidence that the state tourism department and hospitality service providers have instilled in aspiring travelers. Rajasthan continues to be a preferred tourist destination among nationals as well as as international tourists, ”said Nishant Jain, IAS and Director of Rajasthan Tourism.
Rajasthan is a land of rich and colorful heritage that has charmed travelers for centuries. Recent developments in infrastructure and modern hospitality have further helped make it one of the world’s most beloved tourist destinations, the statement said.