Pride Hotels Group Expands into Gujarat with Pride Resort Ambaji

Pride Hotels Group Expands into Gujarat with Pride Resort Ambaji

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Published on October 27, 2023

Pride Hotels Group is excited to introduce its latest addition, Pride Resort Ambaji, nestled in the picturesque Ambaji region within the Aravalli Range. This new resort exemplifies Pride Hotels Group's commitment to expanding its footprint in Gujarat.

Pride Resort Ambaji features thoughtfully designed rooms and villas, ensuring guests enjoy the ultimate in comfort during their stay. A highlight of this resort is its diverse culinary offerings, with an in-house restaurant that showcases a delightful blend of regional and international cuisine. Moreover, the resort provides a sparkling swimming pool and well-equipped banquet halls, making it the perfect choice for special events and gatherings.

SP Jain, Chairman and Managing Director of Pride Hotels Group, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, "With the grand unveiling of Pride Resort Ambaji, our relentless journey of expansion surges ahead. This opulent resort reflects our unwavering commitment to providing a world-class experience for our esteemed guests. We're proud to make our mark in the heart of Gujarat, enhancing the region's hospitality landscape."

Satyen Jain, CEO of Pride Hotels Group, noted that Pride Resort Ambaji represents a profound connection, offering spiritual and hospitality experiences that are nothing short of extraordinary. Ambaji, steeped in spiritual significance and cultural heritage, serves as an ideal backdrop for a world-class retreat.

Ambaji, home to the famous Ambaji Temple, is known for its spiritual allure. Pride Resort Ambaji provides guests with convenient access to this iconic site, enabling them to immerse themselves in the region's rich cultural heritage. This branded resort stands out as a coveted destination for travelers seeking tranquillity, luxury, and a deep connection with nature.

Pride Resort Ambaji is meticulously designed to provide an unforgettable experience in a serene, idyllic setting. With sumptuous accommodations, cutting-edge amenities, and an unwavering commitment to excellence, the resort is a haven embraced by nature's beauty, surrounded by lush greenery and majestic hills.

Atul Upadhyay, Executive Vice President of Pride Hotels Group, expressed his excitement about the addition of Pride Resort Ambaji, stating, "This is a remarkable opportunity for Pride Hotels Group. With the natural beauty and cultural richness of Ambaji, we see immense potential for growth in Gujarat. Our commitment to offering world-class hospitality experiences in diverse and captivating locations is underscored by this expansion."

Pride Hotels Group's strategic presence extends to approximately 56 exceptional locations across India. With a total of 5,390 rooms, 109 restaurants, 152 banquet facilities, lawns, and conference halls, the group expertly manages a variety of hotels under different brands. These include the "Pride Plaza Hotel," known for its Indian Luxury Collection; "Pride Hotel," strategically located in central business districts; "Pride Resort," offering mesmerizing destination experiences; "Pride Biznotel," representing mid-market segment hotels; and "Pride Suites," a novel concept in premium luxury serviced apartment stays. These brands have earned acclaim from celebrities, corporate clients, as well as domestic and international tourists.

Pride Hotels Group's existing locations span various cities in India, with upcoming destinations including Daman, Bhavnagar, Surendranagar, Agra, Dwarka, Jabalpur, Bharuch, Nainital, Jim Corbett, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Lucknow, Varanasi, Rajkot, Kanpur, Neemrana, Mysore, Gurugram, Aurangabad, Halol, Yavatmal, Greater Noida, Motera (Ahmedabad), Lonavala, Ambaji, Veraval, Amritsar, and more.


IHG Expands Vignette Collection with 12 Unique Hotels Globally in 2024

IHG Expands Vignette Collection with 12 Unique Hotels Globally in 2024

By Nishang Narayan

Published on April 15, 2024

IHG Hotels & Resorts is on an ambitious path to enhance its luxury and lifestyle segment, the Vignette Collection, with the opening of 12 diverse properties worldwide in 2024. This move follows the recent launch of The Halyard Liverpool, the first Vignette Collection hotel in the UK, setting the stage for the brand's global expansion.

The Vignette Collection is renowned for its carefully chosen properties, each offering distinct experiences that reflect their unique locations—from bustling city centres to serene beachfronts. The upcoming year promises exciting additions, including the Shanghai Snow World Hotel, part of the world's largest indoor ski park, and Verno House in Budapest, which offers views over Liberty Square.

Each hotel in the Vignette Collection is committed to sustainability and social responsibility, aligning with IHG’s “Journey to Tomorrow” initiative. The properties actively engage in "A Means For Good" programs, collaborating with local organisations to impact positively on society.

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Furthermore, these hotels provide guests with memorable experiences that connect them deeply with local culture. For instance, Convent Square Lisbon offers a traditional Portuguese tea ceremony, while Yours Truly DC in Washington, D.C., invites guests to select music from the hotel’s vinyl collection to personalise their stay.

Tom Rowntree, IHG's Vice President of Luxury & Lifestyle Brands, commented on the expansion, stating, "Vignette Collection's growth highlights our focus on integrating one-of-a-kind hotels into our portfolio, each with a unique story but united under IHG's commitment to excellence and sustainability."

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Scheduled openings include Arabella Beach Hotel in Kuwait and Velero Doha in Qatar in spring 2024, followed by summer and autumn debuts in Hungary and China, respectively. The year will cap off with the opening of Rumah Luwih Bali in Indonesia and Dinso Resort & Villas Koh Chang in Thailand.

This expansion not only strengthens IHG’s global presence but also enhances the brand’s appeal to travellers seeking authenticity and luxury in their accommodations.


Hilton Set to Expand Its Canadian Hotel Operations by 50%

Hilton Set to Expand Its Canadian Hotel Operations by 50%

By Nishang Narayan

Published on April 15, 2024

Hilton, a global leader in the hotel industry, is set to significantly boost its footprint in Canada. With 180 hotels already serving guests and 90 more slated for development, the company is poised to increase its Canadian operations by 50% over the next five years.

Jeff Cury, Hilton's Senior Director of Development in Canada, highlighted the company's strategy, saying, "Our goal is to extend our reach to every province, enhancing the travel experience with both our established and upcoming brands." In 2023 alone, Hilton inked deals for 20 new locations, signalling robust growth and a strong commitment to the Canadian market.

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The expansion plan includes the introduction of the Spark by Hilton and Motto by Hilton brands to the Canadian market by 2024. Hilton's development is not just in numbers but also in diversity, with a tripling of its lifestyle category hotels in key cities like Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, and Niagara Falls by 2028.

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Hilton's growth is largely fueled by its focused-service brands, which constitute over 60% of its new projects in Canada. This segment saw the addition of five new hotels in 2023. Additionally, the extended-stay category continues to thrive, led by the Home2 Suites by Hilton brand. This sector currently includes over 30 operational properties and 20 more in development, showing significant owner interest and market momentum.

This ambitious expansion underscores Hilton's commitment to offering a variety of lodging options for both business and leisure travellers in sought-after destinations across Canada.


IHG Expands Karnataka Portfolio with Holiday Inn Express Bengaluru Bommasandra

IHG Expands Karnataka Portfolio with Holiday Inn Express Bengaluru Bommasandra

By Nishang Narayan

Published on April 14, 2024

IHG Hotels & Resorts continues to expand its presence in Karnataka with the opening of Holiday Inn Express Bengaluru Bommasandra. Strategically located along the national highway with easy access to major corporate hubs, the hotel aims to cater to business and leisure travellers alike.

Holiday Inn Express Bengaluru Bommasandra is the only international branded hotel in the vicinity, positioned to attract increased footfalls from corporate segments. With top companies such as Infosys, TCS, Wipro, and more located within a 7 km radius, the hotel offers convenience and accessibility to business travellers.

Designed to deliver memorable experiences, the hotel boasts warm and welcoming service, contemporary design, and a commitment to responsible tourism. Equipped with the IHG Green Engage System, an online platform for measuring and managing environmental impact, Holiday Inn Express Bengaluru Bommasandra prioritises sustainability in its operations.

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Featuring 135 modern and spacious rooms, the hotel offers amenities such as workstation flatscreen TVs, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, and all-day dining options at Express Café & Bar. With a Grab & Go option, guests can enjoy convenience and flexibility during their stay.

Vinod Muthusubramanian, General Manager of Holiday Inn Express Bengaluru Bommasandra, expressed excitement about the hotel's opening, stating, "Our unveiling marks a significant milestone in catering to this dynamic community. The introduction of Holiday Inn Express Bengaluru Bommasandra at a sought-after location would be greatly beneficial and attract travellers from varied segments – business and leisure."

IHG currently operates 45 hotels across five brands in India, with a strong pipeline of 45 hotels due to open in the next 3-5 years. The addition of Holiday Inn Express Bengaluru Bommasandra further solidifies IHG's commitment to providing exceptional hospitality experiences across the country.

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