IGF 2008 - INDIA. 3 rd – 6 th December 2008 THE VENUE – CITY OF HYDERABAD AT HICC ( HYDERABAD INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE). Where is Hyderabad? Hub of India and equidistant between Dubai & Singapore Hence strategic location between financial and development hubs. Frankfurt.
3rd – 6th December 2008
THE VENUE – CITY OF HYDERABAD
(HYDERABAD INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE)
Hub of India and equidistant between Dubai & Singapore
Hence strategic location between financial and development hubs
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General Information Area : 259 sq. miles Population : 8 million Rain Fall : 89 cm ( June to Sept ) Summer Temp : Max. : 40º C
Min. : 20° C
Winter : Max 20° C
Min. 13.8° CDecember Temp :Max 24º C
Min 16° C
Tourist Seasons : June to February STD Code : 91- 040
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Many International flights connect to New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and other cities which are very well connected to the city of Hyderabad.
(adjacent to new airport : 200 rooms)
Rooms & SuitesA choice of studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites is available, depending on space and family requirements.
Modern amenities include keycard security, individually controlled air- conditioning, Wi-Fi and broadband Internet, 32" LCD, DVD player, equipped kitchenette (for suites), minibar / fridge, personal safe and bed size options. Live where you work and play
Located at Madhapur, in HITECH , The Luxor Inn, houses 32 fully furnished luxury rooms spread across 4 floors, located in the heart of the Hi-Tech city - Close to everything that matters. Elegantly furnished with everything from air-conditioned rooms to a well-equipped kitchenette, Wi-fi internet access, business lounge and more, The Luxor Inn is professionally maintained with round-the-clock service.
Hyderabad is almost synonymous with the Charminar. Build by Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah, the founder of Hyderabad, in 1591 at the centre of the original city layout. Charminar lies in its entire splendor in the middle of Lad-Bazaar – Hyderabad’s famous bangle destination. The monument is illuminated in the evenings.
Golconda is one of the most famous forts of India. The name comes from the Telugu words ‘Golla Konda’ meaning ‘Shepherd’s Hill’. Golconda was originally a mud fort, which was rebuilt by the first three Qutb Shahi kings over a period of 62 years. The fort is well known for its acoustics among other attractions like the palaces. The exclusive Sound & Light Show takes you right back in time.
Hyderabadi pearls & bangles
Pearls from all over the world are said to come to Hyderabad, because the artisans here are skilled in piercing and stringing pearls without damaging them. Hyderabad was a princely state and a very rich one too! The royal patronage beckoned many a craftsman from the Arabian Gulf, where rare original pearls are found in abundance.
Zardozi - Embroidery Work
A Specialty of Hyderabad is zardozi (Silk thread and cord) embroidery work. There is an amazing collection of embroidered sarees, Lacchas (Long tops paired with long skirts and dupatta), ghagra and cholis (skirt and blouse), salwar kameez and even sandals with embroidery work.
Sarees (Traditional India Attire)
Hyderabad has sarees to please every woman, in the world. Ikkat saris are the famous ones that are locally woven. However handloom sarees from all over the country are available in abundance locally.
Once regarded as the center of Hyderabad, the magnificent Chowmahalla Palace was the seat of the Asaf Jahi dynasty where the Nizams entertained their official guests and royal visitors. Built over 200 years ago, Chowmahalla is renowned for its unique style and elegance. A synthesis of many architectural styles and influences, the Palace Complex has been meticulously restored.