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 Passport and Visa

 
All individuals who are not natives of India need a valid passport and visa to enter India. Residents of Nepal and Bhutan do not require a visa. It is suggested that you apply for the business or conference visa. For more information regarding visas, please visit Incredible India.

If you wish to request a visa letter, please email Binita Jain, bjain@inta.org.  Please note that you must be registered for the meeting to receive a visa letter.
 

 Hotel

 

Trident Nariman Point
Mumbai, India
400 021
Tel: +91 22 6632 4343
niloufer@idgpro.com

The best view of Mumbai—The Marine Drive, a 3-kms-long beautiful promenade that rings a natural bay, greets guests at the Trident Nariman Point. Part of the famous Mumbai skyline, the hotel is located in the heart of the financial and business district with access to major corporate houses, entertainment, recreation and shopping centers.

The hotel, delivers a memorable experience for guests – from excellent amenities to warm and friendly service. Apart from the 555 well-appointed rooms, the hotel features multiple restaurants, a bar, extensive banqueting and conference facilities, a spa and a state of the art fitness centre. Be it for business or leisure, a comfortable and invigorating experience awaits every time you visit Mumbai.

*Reprinted with permission from the Hotel Trident Nariman Point


Room Type  Rate 
Premier 9,800 INR per night (single)
11,300 INR per night (double)
Premier-Ocean View                    11,600 INR per night (single)
13,200 INR per night (double)
Executive Suite 21,500 INR per night (single)
23,000 INR per night (double)

Room block closes on Friday, January 18, 2013. Reserve your room today!
 
To make your hotel reservation, please contact Niloufer Kavarana at niloufer@idgpro.com or Anil Chalwa at anilc@idgpro.com.

 

 Ground Transportation

 
For those unfamiliar with Mumbai, it is suggested that you arrange your car service to and from the airport before you begin your journey. If you do not make any pre-arrangements, pre-paid taxi kiosks are present within the international and domestic airport terminals towards the exit. You can also use this website to book a Meru Cab.
 

 Currency

 

The Indian Rupee (INR) is the official currency of the Republic of India and is issued and controlled by the Reserve Bank of India.

The modern Rupee is subdivided into 100 paise. The coins have nominal values of 5, 10, 20, 25, and 50 paise, as well as 1, 2, 5, and 10 rupees. The rupee coins are more widely used than the paise coins which are rarely used in physical commercial transactions. The bank notes are available in values ranging from 1 to 1,000 Rupees.

The Rupee experiences rapid fluctuations in the global market. Check currency conversion.

It is suggested that you exchange your currency either before departing your home or upon arrival at the Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. The hotel offers reliable currency exchange services, too.

 

 In and Around Mumbai

 

Pulsating, alive, vibrant and fun, Mumbai (known as Bombay until 1996) is India’s most modern and populous city and represents the modernization and technological advancements of the entire country.  In recent years, Mumbai has developed as a city with thriving businesses and markets that represent diverse global cultures, and the city serves as the epicenter of India’s economy. The city represents the entire country’s advancement towards becoming a global economic superpower and intertwines the old with the new like no other place on Earth: it is common to see relics of the past alongside some of the most modern and efficient technology available.

Mumbai Facts:

  • The city spans 170 square miles (440 square kilometers).
  • The population is 18 million, but is projected to be nearly 30 million by 2020.
  • Hindi and English are the official languages.
  • The time zone is GMT/UTC plus 5.5 hours (when it is 9:00 am in New York, it is 7:30 pm in Mumbai).
  • Business Hours: Monday–Friday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Many businesses are open for limited hours on Saturdays, but nearly all are closed on Sundays.

We hope that your travel schedule permits you to enjoy Mumbai and experience the stunning museums, gardens, temples and shopping. The Trident, Nariman Point concierge can assist you with tour packages and provide recommendations. For tourism suggestions, as well as to read more about the fascinating culture of India, visit Incredible India.  

 

 Climate and Dress

 

Mumbai natives joke that they enjoy three climate seasons: hot, humid and very humid. The months of October to February are the most pleasant. During these months, the city enjoys comfortable weather and clear skies. The average high temperature in February is 31°C (88°F) and the average low temperature at night is 17°C (63°F).

The meeting encourages business casual attire. Meeting rooms are well air conditioned and the inside temperature might be slightly warmer or cooler than you find comfortable. Therefore, it is suggested that you dress in layers (light jackets and/or shawls are a good idea to have with you).