Hyderabad launches convention bureau

The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has joined forces with Hyderabad International Airport and Hyderabad International Convention Centre to launch Visit Hyderabad - the Hyderabad Convention Bureau.

Visit Hyderabad was launched to ICCA delegates at the HICC
Visit Hyderabad was launched to ICCA delegates at the HICC
Launched on 27 October, the final day of the 49th annual ICCA Congress, Visit Hyderabad will promote the southeastern Indian city as a destination for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions.

The convention bureau will also include local hospitality suppliers, airline companies and travel service providers and will be run as a public private partnership.

Paul Archer, general manager of Accor Hyderabad, which manages the city's convention centre, said: "Visit Hyderabad will have a positive impact on the overall tourism for the city. Hyderabad has been host to major conventions from the IT and pharmaceutical industries. With a convention bureau in place we will come across as a unified face providing a one-stop solution to convention-related needs from any part of the world."  

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