A club sandwich in Geneva, available at an average price of Rs 1,652. New Delhi remained the cheapest destination to buy a club sandwich, although several other holiday favourites also appeared under the Rs 850 threshold, including Madrid Rs 801, Rio de Janeiro Rs 781 and Bangkok - Rs 640.
“The club sandwich, available on hotel menus across the globe, is the perfect spending barometer, helping tourists factor into their travel plans the everyday cost of simple items such as food and drink,” said Alison Couper from Hotels.com, the company that ran the survey. “The beauty of the CSI is that we are able to offer travellers a simple price comparison to show how far their money may stretch in each country,” Couper added.
UPA defers food bill ordinance
PM Manmohan Singh deferred a proposal to bring in the food security bill through a government ordinance and suggested one last attempt to get parliamentary nod for the welfare legislation.