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Bangalore, or Bengaluru, as the capital of Karnataka state in the southern India with a population of over 8.5 million, is known as the IT capital of India due to its fast-growing and revenue-generating IT industry. The main IT districts in the city are the Electronics City, the International Tech Park and the Software Tech Parks of India. The economy is driven by rapidly developing consumer goods market, bio-technologies and research. Many international companies (Bosh, Boeing, Google, Nokia, Philips etc.) have research centers there. Major IT exporters such as ISO, Wipro or HAL have their headquarters in the city. Bangalore is also known for numerous educational institutions and international schools.
Bangalore is a historic city with long and colorful past contributing to its popularity as a tourist destination. Besides famous sites (Bangalore Palace – inspired by the Windsor Castle in the UK; Bangalore Fort, Tipu Sultan Summer Palace, Vidhana Soudha), temples (Nageshwara Temple, ISKCON Temple, Nandi Temple) and several public parks and gardens (Lalbagh, Cubbon), it has a well-developed underground music scene, many theaters and hosts several annual shows and festivals (Art Bangalore festival, Bangalore Karaga). Veganism is very popular and foodies can indulge in a myriad of famous vegan restaurants.
Bangalore’s pleasant climate, sightseeing opportunities and economy make the city a great destination for incentive and business travel. Easily accessible via the modern Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore boasts of many business venues, hotels, resorts and several state-of-the-art exhibition and convention centers. The Elaan Convention Centre, Manpho Convention Centre and the MLR Convention Centre offer well planned layouts, modern design and pleasing settings for events of various scales. They host local, national and international audiences in spacious auditoriums, banquet halls, boardrooms, smaller conference rooms and pre-function areas. Expert teams of event organizers will help to plan your event for a grand success.
Kempegowda International Airport (IATA code: BLR) that serves Bangalore is located approx. 40 km north of the city. A taxi ride costs between INR 700-1200 and it takes around one hour to get to the city centre. AirAsia, Air India Regional and Air Pegasus use this airport as their base.