New Delhi, India Meeting Planning Overview
New Delhi is the capital city of India and the main business and political hub of the country. With a perfect blend of modernity and ancient Indian culture, New Delhi has emerged as one of the most sought-after contemporary MICE destinations.
There are many prominent reasons New Delhi is ahead of the rest of the cities of North India in terms of its business potential. It is the commercial hub of Northern India and has evolved into one of the fastest growing cities, thanks to its accessible location and modern infrastructure. It is one of the most financially developed cities of India, welcoming a constant flow of business tourists.
The city promises a world-class experience for planners at all levels by offering an array of venue options, such as big hotel chains like Hyatt, Taj, Oberoi's, Starwood, ITC Hotels; huge exhibition grounds like Pragati Maidan; and premier Convention Centers like Vigyan Bhavan and Habitat World at India Habitat Centre. These venues are famous for hosting conferences of international stature, joining the glamorous 5-star independent hotels like The Ashok, with seating capacity for 3,000 people.
New Delhi has a very strong transport infrastructure. It is well connected to the rest of the country via the National Highways. The various modes of public transportation include metro, buses, taxis, shuttle, and railways. The Indira Gandhi International Airport acts as the main gateway for domestic and international air passengers.
The charisma of the city lies in its heritage buildings and monuments like Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar, Old Fort, Humayun Tomb, as well as the colorful market places like Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, and Dilli Haat. The exotic restaurants, bars and pubs, as well as the countless mega malls also add to the glamour of the city.