Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) was incorporated in 1971 with the main object of promoting tourism in Tamilnadu by building tourism related infrastructure facilities on commercial basis. TTDC made a modest begining by taking over 5 Govt. bungalows and operated 2 coaches. It has made rapid strides since then and today it has earned the proud distinction of owning the longest chain of hotels in south India numbering 55. The fleet of coaches has increased to 20. TTDC is providing the following facilities for the benefit of the tourists covering all the major tourists destination in the state.