Why India?

Why India?
With the splendid Himalayan ranges in the north and an endless stretch of golden beaches in the south, India is a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes, magnificent historical sites, royal cities, rich culture and incomparable hospitality. Being the oldest civilization of the world, India boasts of a fascinating amalgamation of tradition & contemporary.

In the recent years India has emerged as one of the most sought after MICE destinations. India provides an impressive combination of accommodation and other conference support facilities to hold a successful conference. High-tech facilities matching global standards are offered at conference and meeting venues in India.

India is projected as a credible MICE destination through an impressive combination of accommodation and other conference support facilities to hold a successful Conference. Some of the laudable venues are – Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) at Hyderabad, Leonia International Centre for Exhibitions & Conventions (LICEC) Hyderabad, HITEX Hyderabad, JECC Jaipur, Clarks Brij Convention Centre Jaipur, India Expo Mart Greater Noida, Bombay Exhibition & Convention Centre in Mumbai, NCPA Mumbai, Jaypee Hotels & International Convention Centre Agra, Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Brilliant Convention Centre Indore. Some important hotel chains like the Taj Group, ITC-Welcomgroup, The Oberoi’s, Le-Meridien Hotels, The Ashok Group, Accor Group, Carlson Hotels, Radisson Hotels, The Lalit, The Leela, also provide excellent conference facilities. India provides facilities including convention centres, exhibition centres, conference & banquet halls, accommodation in 5-star and 4-star hotels, restaurants & bars.

India is in a constant process of upgrading its MICE facilities. As an emerging globalized service industry, MICE is especially valued by national government for its high growth potential, highly beneficial innovations, large opportunities for employment, large industry associations and the efficient utilization of assets. The Indian Government realizes the fact that the long-term sustainability of conference business can be ensured through building an extensive network of allied infrastructure, which ranges from availability of hotel rooms, excellent connectivity to the venue, a well-developed transport network and other tourist attractions. The government is providing financial support for developing international convention centres and tourism related infrastructure.

India is easy to access from airports worldwide. It is also connected with a network of several domestic airlines, which provide convenient connectivity within India. In addition there is an elaborate network of surface transportation system. An excellent Railway system runs through the entire country. Special trains like Palace on Wheels and Royal Orient Express, comprising of air-conditioned cabins decorated in the old Maharaja style, equipped with world class amenities to enhance the pleasure of travelling. An excellent network of roads, national and state highways also makes it congenial to travel.

Apart from world class facilities India is also a perfect destination for leisure activities. From world’s highest mountain peak to some of the best beaches, from dry deserts to lush green forests, from the timeless Taj Mahal to bustling cities, from backwaters to snow peaked mountains India has it all. India is also home to a number of UNESCO World Heritage sites. For adventurous tourists attractions include river rafting, river crossing, trekking, bungee jumping, rock climbing mountaineering, Para- gliding, to name a few. The other recreational activities like Golf Course, Yoga & Ayurveda Centre are also available. One can also find one of the world’s best spas here.

India’s capabilities to host meetings, conferences and conventions have been proved through several events in the past. If your organisation is searching for a rejuvenating and inspirational destination for your next conference, meeting or incentive, look no further than Incredible India.

Conference Facilities
What makes India different from any other destination is the myriad of experiences that it offers. It’s a place that grows on you. This is one land where the ancient and the modern co-exist. India has literally everything that a visitor wants to experience and offers people a complete holiday both physical and mental. This is perhaps the reason why we have so many repeat visitors.

Presently, India is served by more than 60 International airlines. Air India and other international airlines connect gateway cities of India globally. Thus India is within easy reach worldwide. The national carrier, Air India’s Maharaja style hospitality is well known around the world .Jet Airways, Indigo, Go Air, Spicejet and other domestic airlines connect various tourist destinations, metro cities and towns of India. Air India also flies to some of the neighbouring cities like Kathmandu, Bangkok and Singapore, making India easily accessible by air.

Added to this, there is an elaborate network of surface transportation system. There is an excellent railway system running through the entire country. All important cities are connected with state-of-the-art ‘Shatabadi and Rajdhani’ express trains. Luxury tourist trains like Palace on wheels and Royal Orient express, comprising air-conditioned saloons decorated in old maharaja style offer guests a chance to stay on the train and visit colourful Rajasthan and fascinating Gujarat.

With the expansion in the network of airlines operation on the domestic routes, better tourist surface transport systems including the Indian railways, new centres of information technology, many new convention hotels and meeting facilities, India is now ready to position and market itself as an important MICE destination.

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I would like to take a moment to congratulate each of the ICBP members for such a wonderful job they did during the convention. I have heard nothing but praise from all who attended the conference. The presenters were well prepared and the sessions were well attended. Everyone felt that you did a superb job organizing this event, selecting thought-provoking topics and even the hospitality was far beyond our expectation. Congratulations on both a successful and a memorable conference. You have set a new standard for conference planners.

Thanks for making the conference so worthwhile.

Ram Pravesh
Director, Pravesh Cruising & Shipping Training Institute

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