Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation
|Public Sector Undertaking overview|
|Type||Tourism, Package tour|
|Jurisdiction||Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Headquarters||Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Parent department||Department of Tourism, Government of Andhra Pradesh|
The department offers tour packages of Heritage, Nature, Adventure, Health and Rural tourism representing rich historical and natural background of Andhra Pradesh state. The tours covering 8 centers of Andhra Pradesh. The department maintains resorts at popular tourism destinations such as Tirupatti, Horseley hills, Araku valley, Vizag and Srisailam. A wide range of vehicles including 63 hi-tech coaches, 29 Volvo coaches, 8 air-conditioned hi-tech coaches, 4 semi-slippers, 11 mini vehicles, 1 vintage coach and 10 Qualis are being used.
APTDC is also promoting leisure tourism in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It has identified a number of potential tourism developments. In 2006, it opened an office to serve the Tamil Nadu market.
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