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Guess What's Round the Corner? The Better Holiday Awards 2017

Guess What's Round the Corner? The Better Holiday Awards 2017 HolidayIQ

Yes! The Better Holiday Awards are back. It's bigger and better than before. Taking place in the capital city, Delhi on the 11th May 2017, it will bestow awards on all hotels, destinations, exotic stays, camps and spas among many others.

In the words of Hari Nair, Founder & CEO, HolidayIQ, the awards, "represent the authentic voice of the Indian traveller."

Missed the BHA last year? Here are some details. Also, read on to find out what is in store this year! Followed by a recap on what happened last year. 

1. What are Better Holiday Awards?

What are Better Holiday Awards?source: HolidayIQ

Only the largest tourism awards in the country!

Where: The Taj Mahal Hotel

When: 11th May 2017, Thursday.

What to expect?

HolidayIQ, India’s largest travel community, will announce the best in Indian travel and tourism. The travel tourism industry is broken down into different categories and awards are given to the best in each of these categories: 

  • Favourite seaside destination
  • Favourite city
  • Spiritual attraction
  • Wildlife destination
  • Urban attraction
  • Adventure attraction
  • Waterfront destination
  • Heritage destination and many more 

Hari Nair, Founder & CEO, HolidayIQ

Who gives these awards?

BHA does not have a jury. That's what sets it apart from all the other awards. They are solely based on reviews and ratings shared by our travellers on HolidayIQ.com.

Who attends BHA?

These awards are attended by the top reviewers of HolidayIQ and the glitterati of the travel industry

2. Recap: The Better Holiday Awards 2016

Recap: The Better Holiday Awards 2016source: HolidayIQ

The chief guests for the event were:

  • The honorable Mr. Suresh Prabhu - Union Minister for Railways
  • Dr. Jitender Singh - Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region.

Dr. Jitender Singh giving away the awards for India's Emerging State for Tourism award - Madhya Pradesh

BHA 2016 commemorated a lot of notables. To name some of them:

  • The favourite Holiday Camp: Winds Desert Camp, Jaisalmer
  • India's favourite beach: The Radhanagar beach
  • Most Popular State for Holidays: Maharashtra won the BHA Award

India's favourite Heritage hotel award  - The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

India's favourite Homestay award - Dhanagiri Homestay, Vythri

Hari Nair, Founder & CEO, HolidayIQ with Dr. Jitender Singh - Union Minister

Highlights: 

The top reviewers of HolidayIQ community got to interact with the eminent folks of the travel industry. Significant issues were discussed such as the futuristic growth of the travel scene, women's safety measures, accessibility, comfort level and services among many others. 

2017 will see the live feed of the awards on Facebook!

Sounds exciting right? Sit tight until we announce the winners!

And if you want more details on BHA 2016, click here.

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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