A hotel is a home away from home that people from around the world use on a regular basis. High end hotels offer meeting rooms and banquet halls as well. Hotels in India and around the world are much more than a place to sleep, they are a place to do business, celebrate life, dine, and gather. Discount rates are available to people who have a lengthy stay or book several rooms for their event.
There is a star rating system that helps consumers find the hotel that best suits their needs. Five stars are the highest rating and the most desirable, but the price tag is upper-end. Customers should avoid any hotel that falls below a three star rating if they wish to have the most enjoyable stay. The number of amenities is closely linked to the star rating.
Marriot and the Hilton in India offer excellent service and they have hotels around the world. Travelling can be exhausting and it is wise to choose hotels that offer more than the average. Marriot and Hilton offer reward points to customers as well. Stay at any of their hotels worldwide and earn free nights on future stays.
Andhra Pradesh is an Indian state located at the southern tip of the country, with a long coastline of 972 km over the Bay of Bengal. This political entity, whose capital is the city of Hyderabad, is the fourth largest state in area and the fifth most populous in the country with around 85 million inhabitants. The state was formed in 1956 by the States Reorganisation Act, combining the territories of the former states of Andhra and Hyderabad.
Andhra Pradesh is a major tourism destination in the area, receiving many visitors attracted by its natural beauty and its extraordinary historic religious buildings. Among the most important pilgrimage sites in the state are the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati, the Bhramaramba Mallikarjunaswamy Temple in Srisailam and Ramappa temple and Thousand Pillars temple in Warangal, among others. The natural attractions are equally impressive and include the Araku Valley, the Kailashagiri park and golden beaches like Yarada Beach at Visakhapatnam, the limestone caves at Borra, the hill resorts of Horsley Hills, the Papi Kondalu hill range, the Belum Caves in Kurnool, the Ettipotala waterfalls in Kuntala and the Sri Venkateswara National Park in Chittoor. The incredible offer for tourism in the region completes with monuments like the Charminar, the Falaknuma Palace and the Chowmahalla Palace in Hyderabad, the ruined city and the forts in Golconda and the Chandragiri Fort in Tirumala.
Gastronomy in Andhra Pradesh has a big variety in its different geographical areas, but throughout the state is characterized by its high use of spices. Among its traditional dishes are the Gongura pachadi, the Hyderabadi biryani, the Chapala Pulusu or the Koramenu kura. Among the most important economic activities of the state stands especially the agriculture, with a large production of rice, sugar cane, cotton and tobacco, and also significantly developed are some industries such as information technology and biotechnology.