Tourists from Bolivia spent the most in India in the First Half of 2016: Hotel Price Index by

Mumbai, January 7
Hotels.comTM, the global hotel bookings expert, revealed the list of top spenders inIndia in its latestHotel Price Index™ (HPI™).
The HPI is respected as the definitive report on hotel prices paid across the world. According toa recentreport,travellers from Bolivia spent the most while staying in India in the first six months of 2016. On average they paid INR 12,128in this period which is28% higher than the prices paid by touristsfrom Boliviain the same period last year.
Portugal follows a close second spending on an average INR 9,111 in India with a 7% jump as compared to what the country’s travellers spent in the same period last year.South Africa, ranking third on the list, has for the very first time in the last three years, made it to the top 5 spenders in India spending on an average, INR 8,274 (4% higher than the
previous year).
The report also revealed that tourists from Hong Kong who took the top position for two consecutive years (2014-2015)slipped down this yeartaking the fourth position despite a mere 2% of change (spending INR 8,274 on an average in the first half of 2016). Overall there has been a miniscule change in most of the international travellers spending in India as compared to last year viz. with Dubai (flat year-over-year with an average room rate at INR 7,887), Singapore (3% increase in the average room rate at INR 7,528). Meanwhile travellers from Switzerland and United States of America both saw a 5% increase in the average room rate at INR 7,933 and INR 7,900

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