Award for NZ at Indian travel awards

Date Published: 9 May 2012

The Best Destination for Adventure (international) award.

New Zealand has won the award for Best Destination for Adventure (International) at the Lonely Planet Magazine India travel awards held last week.

New Zealand was also a runner up for Favourite Destination, with Switzerland taking the top spot.

Tourism New Zealand's Regional Manager South and South East Asia Mischa Mannix-Opie said that the award is great recognition of the awareness of New Zealand as a visitor destination in India.

The awards, celebrating the best travel experiences available to Indians, is a first for Lonely Planet Magazine India. The winners were voted on by readers of the magazine, with voting run through a reader's poll.

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