Pondicherry Tourism and Transport Development Corporation
Pondicherry Tourism and Transport Development Corporation (PTTDC) is an organized firm under the control of the Government of Pondicherry. It was established to promote tourism projects in and around Pondicherry. Other objectives include provision and maintenance of accommodation facilities, conduct of daily sightseeing tours and conduct of chartered tours, conduct of fairs and festivals. The Department of Tourism has branches in Karaikal and guest houses in New Delhi and Chennai. Tourist Homes are there in Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam. In addition, Tourist Homes at Uppalam and a Yatrinivas also function under the Tourism Department. Tourist Information Bureaus function at Pondicherry and Karaikal.
PTTDC owns several beach resorts, restaurants and bars. Water sports in Chunnambar and various cultural programs and tour packages are arranged.
The corporation has a number of bus services such as urban transport and intercity buses in South India.