New Delhi, India (PressExposure) August 18, 2013 -- From the most read travel magazine in India - The Lonely planet, comes there second Lonely Planet magazine India Travel Awards which tries to showcase the best of the best travel experiences Indian travelers have liked over the year.
The travelers were called upon to choose their favorite destination, favorite homestay and their most cherished travel experience. The nomination process for many of the categories involved short listing of nominees by a panel of travel experts and professionals, alongside voting for the winner by the LPMI readers both online and in the magazine.
The function was compeered by Shibani Dandekar, famous TV presenter and IPL anchor, the LPMI Travel Awards 013 were held at ITC Grand Central, Parel, Mumbai on 7th of June, 2013, felicitating 3 of India's greatest travel experiences. The event also saw the winners accompanied by who's who of the travel industry, several international invitees and celebrities like John Abraham, Kunal Khemu, Sonali Bendre, Soha Ali Khan and others.
Among the many awards presented one of the awards for the 'Best Homestay in 2013' went to TheOtherHome property of Emerald Isle in Alleppey, Kerala. The property is a 150 years old ancestral home on an island in the backwaters of Alleppey which was recently converted into a full-fledged homestay for travelers to enjoy the authentic culture and life of Kerala. "It has been one of our most sought after properties for a while now with high demand all round the season, the property offers the best of what Kerala has to offer" adds the cofounder of TheOtherHome Mr. Manoj Aggrawal.
The property is beautifully located retaining its original architectural features, mostly in teak, with splendid wood carvings yet offering all the modern amenities one expects out of a world class homestay. There only 5 rooms (All Air-conditioned) on offer for guests and each has its own en-suite Open-Shower bathroom with all modern facilities. The guest can reach in 1 Â½ hours from Alleppey by boat or 12 km from Alleppey town by road. One can find great peace and calm in the islands landscape, you can sit by the backwaters and a read a book or sun bath yourself. The homestay also provides facilities for Ayurvedic treatment and Houseboat rides on demand of the guests.
"It comes as no surprise to me that Emerald Isle has won the award for the Best Homestay in 2013 from LPMI, I wish the owners congratulations on getting this award it's a great honor for them" says Mr. Jaspal Singh, cofounder of TheOtherHome.
For bookings and related information for Emerald Isle you can visit http://www.theotherhome.com or contact Mr. Jaspal Singh at Jaspal.firstname.lastname@example.org or +9958835533.
The Other Home is an India focused Vacation rentals India and Home stays consolidator. It has varied destinations with pan-India coverage comprising over 400 properties all over India, property options varying from vacation villas, service apartments, farm houses, bed & breakfast establishments, and rural stays.