Thursday, 5 August 2010
London’s Black Cabs have come out top in a quality survey of taxi services in the world’s biggest cities.
Fifty-six percent of travelers surveyed by Hotels.com said that London’s cabs offer the best service, followed by New York and Tokyo.
Taxis in Berlin came in fourth place, whille Bangkok’s Tuk Tuks came fifth, jumping from seventh place in last year’s survey.
Respondents said that London drivers were both the most knowledgable and the nicest in the world, beating those in Paris and New York, who were considered the least nice.
Taxi drivers in Rome were voted the world’s worst in terms of driving, while New York taxis were seen as the most readily available.
Hotels.com surveyed 1,900 travelers around the world in May 2010.
The world’s best taxis
1 London 56%
2 New York 28%
3 Tokyo 27%
4 Berlin 17%
5 Bangkok 14%
6 Madrid 14%
7 Copenhagen 11%
8 Dublin 11%
9 Frankfurt 10%
10 Paris 10%
Source of info the Independent
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