ICCA names Hyderabad for 2010 congress

Indian industrial hub Hyderabad is set to host the 49th ICCA Congress & Exhibition in 2010. Speaking at yesterday’s Business Tourism Partnership breakfast seminar in London, ICCA chief executive Martin Sirk said: “The destination for 2010 is almost certainly going to be Hyderabad. It has an airport that can handle Airbus A380s, great congress facilities and a huge hotel rollout in progress.” Hyderabad – situated in central India and the sub-continent’s sixth biggest industrial conurbation – and Sirk added that it was its economic focus that led to the decision. “No one would have predicted that we would made this decision 10 years ago, but there is a wall of money going into China and another one going into India. What we are seeing in Hyderabad is happening in every major city in India.”

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