Pune, India (PressExposure) April 15, 2011 -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, announced today the launch of its prestigious new property "Holiday Inn Pune Hinjewadi". Strategically located just off the Pune - Bangalore Highway, Holiday Inn Pune Hinjewadi is positioned as a fresh business and dining solution in the IT hub of Pune. Bringing in the refreshed hospitality experience, the world class brand has an array of features and services to offer.
Along with 172 rooms ranging from deluxe, studio, executive suites to a signature suite are ergonomically designed, equipped with leading-edge technology and amenities that are ideally suited to the needs of global business traveler. The hotel presents a number of food and beverage options. Guests can be spoilt for choice at the Cafe Bay Leaf that offers authentic 'world cuisine' and enjoy a vast variety of gourmet coffee, tea, snacks and pastries at the ConneXions Lounge and Bar. They can unwind at Felix Bar over some cocktails, premium malts and spirits or spend fun filled evenings at Ferringhi Deck, the elegant poolside venue over barbeques and cocktail parties.
Commenting on the launch, Ms. Kadambini Mittal, Director Commercial South West Asia said, "IHG is an international hotel company whose goal is to create Great Hotels Guests Love and Holiday Inn Pune Hinjewadi aspires to be just that. It is ideal for an enthused business trip and social events. We are rapidly growing and will increase our foot prints to cover all metros and mini metros by 2015. Following the opening of this strategic property, we will add additional hotels in 2011. The business traveler in India has become value conscious and it is our group's endeavor to offer luxurious hotel accommodation combined with unsurpassed service."
The hotel offers leading-edge technology and amenities that are ideally suited to the needs of the business traveler. The state-of-the-art equipment at the Business Centre and meeting spaces at Gallileo, Centauri, Apollo, Orion & Phoenix provide unparallel functionality for MICE (Meetings Incentives, Conventions & Exhibitions) guests.
Elated with the opening of the hotel, General Manager Mr. Jay Welinkar reaffirmed, "Meeting high grade standards and assured quality from the IHG brand, the Holiday Inn Pune Hinjewadi promises its guests a truly refreshed experience with the best of hospitality and dinning services. Bringing in the refreshed hospitality experience, the world class brand has an array of features and services to offer. A fresh solution to the needs of the global business travelers and leisure guests alike, the hotel has multiple banqueting venue options, security that matches international standards and a plethora of dining options with trademark hospitality and efficient service."
Pune city now has a new address where comfort and luxury warmly embraces its discerning patrons!
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms. IHG owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 4,500 hotels and more than 600,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognized and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®, and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards with 40 million members worldwide.
IHG has more than 1,700 hotels in its development pipeline, which will create 200,000 jobs worldwide over the next few years.
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