Business Travel

Tips for Doing Business in Delhi

The app, the conversation starter and the bar that should be on your radar for your next business trip to Delhi, India

The App: Delhi Maps and Walks

This app helps users see the best of Delhi by providing self-guided walking tour routes – especially useful for visitors looking to avoid sitting in traffic. GPS navigation tools help you stay on track in an unfamiliar city.

Conversation Starter: Fast tracks

Bring up India’s infrastructure plans on your next work trip there. Train travel is a quintessentially Indian experience: the food sellers, the clash of languages, the classic locomotives. But the country’s train culture is primed to get a new dimension, with proposals for a countrywide high-speed rail system. The first line, between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, is expected to be completed by 2022. The second line will likely run between Delhi and Varanasi.

credit: Pramod Thakur/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

After Hours: Lord of the Drinks

For a high-energy drink spot that’s right in the heart of the financial district, head to Lord of the Drinks in Connaught Place. There’s a dance floor, DJ sets and live bands. The terrace also offers a quieter area to carry on conversations.

Fact file:

Central business district: Connaught Place

Airport to CBD: 20 minutes by Delhi Airport Metro Express

Currency: HK$1 ≈ 8.8 rupees

Cathay Pacific flies to Delhi from Hong Kong 14 times a week

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