Delhi has been accorded the Best Destination for Food & Drink by Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards, 2013.
Delhi Tourism chairman Manish Chatrath and chief manager (PR) Sudhir Sobti received the award at a special ceremony held at Mumbai last week.
“The Best Destination for Food & Drink award is an prestigious award for Delhi and is a step forward towards making Delhi a preferred tourist destination,” a statement from Delhi Tourism read.
According to Delhi Tourism officials, the Lonely Planet Magazine invited the country’s elite travellers to choose their favourite destinations and most favoured travel experiences.
The awards were shortlisted by a panel of travel experts and professionals. A poll was also conducted for Lonely Planet Magazine readers both online and in the magazine.