InterContinental Hotels Group has signed an agreement with the Eros Group to manage the new Crowne Plaza Mayur Vihar New Delhi, scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2009. This latest signing reflects Crowne Plaza’s growing brand strength and presence on the Indian Subcontinent.
Mr. Satish Sood, Managing Director of Nehru Place Hotels Pvt Ltd stated, ”We are pleased to be working once again with the InterContinental Hotels Group for the Crowne Plaza Mayur Vihar New Delhi. Crowne Plaza has delivered on its brand promises with high guest return rates and strong guest loyalty at our existing hotels. Our experience as hotel owners resonates with Crowne Plaza’s standing as one of the fastest-growing upscale brands in the world. We are confident that it is fast establishing itself as the hotel of choice for conference and business guests who require a centrally located hotel with state-of-the-art accommodation and meeting facilities.”
Situated at Mayur Vihar Community Centre on Noida Link Road, adjacent to the DLF Galleria Mall in Delhi, India’s capital and second largest city, the Crowne Plaza Mayur Vihar New Delhi will be the first brand-defining Crowne Plaza Hotel in India and the only purpose-built Hotel within its immediate vicinity.
The property offers 220 spacious, contemporary guest rooms and approx. 150 apartments designed for long-stay residents. As part of a mixed-use 100,000 sq. ft., retail development, the hotel’s central business location will ensure ease of access to one of India’s fastest growing business hubs.
Over approx. 12,000 sq ft of dedicated and custom-equipped meeting space will serve the needs of even the most discerning of meeting organisers. Dining, leisure and recreational amenities include 4 specialty restaurants and a roof top bar, in addition to a spa and fitness center, barber shop and beauty parlor, business center and two swimming pools.
The guestrooms demonstrate detailed attention to business travelers’ needs with ergonomically designed in-room work desks, high-speed Internet access, dual line data port phones with voicemail and cable television.
Commented Mr. Jan Smits, Chief Operating Officer, Southern Asia, InterContinental Hotels Group, “We are delighted to partner with the Eros Group in our continued expansion in India. The Crowne Plaza Mayur Vihar New Delhi, is the first of many of Crowne Plaza hotels planned for the key metros, commercial and conference locations. Our growth plans for Crowne Plaza in India reflect our confidence in the country’s rising momentum of development over the long term.”
Positioned as “The Place To Meet”, Crowne Plaza Hotel and Resorts offers experienced Meeting Directors who are able to deliver on a 2-hour turnaround time, giving guests peace of mind with well executed meeting facilitation.” Mr Smits added.
Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts is available in major gateway cities and resort destinations in over 48 countries around the world. The Crowne Plaza Mayur Vihar New Delhi is the 41st Hotel for the Crowne Plaza brand in Asia Pacific.
About InterContinental Hotels Group
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms. InterContinental Hotels Group owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 3,650 hotels and 540,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and Hotel IndigoTM, and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards, with over 28 million members worldwide.