Wednesday, November 4, 2015 9:30AM IST (4:00AM GMT)
Pullman and Novotel New Delhi Aerocity Ready to Welcome Guests
Joint hotel development expands AccorHotels’ fast growing India network to 34 hotels and close to 7,000 rooms under management
New Delhi, Delhi, India
AccorHotels, the world’s largest and leading hoteloperator,today announced theopening of itsupscalePullman New Delhi Aerocityandthe Novotel New Delhi Aerocity.Thetwohotels,with a combined 670 rooms,were inaugurated at New Delhi Aerocity, a 43-acre hospitalityprecinct at Delhi InternationalAirportby the Honorable Union Minister for CivilAviation,ShriAshokGajapathiRaju Pusapati. Presidingovertheopeningwere,HisExcellencyMr. François Richier, French AmbassadortoIndia;SebastienBazin, Chairman andChiefExecutiveOfficer,AccorHotels;Kapil Bhatia, ExecutiveChairman,InterGlobeEnterprisesLtd;andPeter T.Meyer, Representative, APHV IndiaInvestcoPte. Ltd.
ThePullman New DelhiAerocityandNovotelNew Delhi Aerocity are developed as a part of a strategicandjointpartnershipbetweenInterGlobeEnterprises Ltd, APHVIndiaInvestcoPte.Ltd and AccorHotels. Theopening of the Pullman New Delhi Aerocity marks a significantmilestone for AccorHotelsand is the 100th Pullmanto open globally, joining a fast-growinginternational network. Pullmanisdesignedwiththeexpectations of the ‘new generation’ of travellerswho are hyper-connectedandincreasinglycosmopolitan.
ThenewPullman and Novotel New DelhiAerocity are located in close proximitytotheIndiraGandhiInternationalAirport and offer easyaccesstotheprominentbusinesshubs of Gurgaon and New Delhi.ThePullman is a perfect mix ofluxuryand convenience. TheNovotel New DelhiAerocityexemplifiesthebest of what Novotel offers as theworld’s most recognizable,midscalehotelbrand: a classicblend of modernity, design, simplicityandefficiency.
ShriAshokGajapathi Raju Pusapati,Honorable Union Minister for CivilAviationsaid, “New Delhi Aerocityis a landmarkinitiative and a prestigiousprojectdesignedto make New Delhi a leadinginternationaldestination and hub. I congratulateAccorHotelsforbringingtheirinternationallyrenowned Pullman and Novotelbrandstothisgrowinghospitalityhub.Co-developments of airports and hotelsaugurwell for theindustryand offer travellersunprecedented choices as far as convenience andconnectivity go.”
SebastienBazin,ChairmanandChiefExecutiveOfficer,AccorHotelssaid,“Indiaisstrategicto our growth in theregion. With a growingnetworkof 34 hotels in India, AccorHotels is well positionedto take a leadershipposition in the upscaleandmidscalecategoriesandto confirm itsposition as first operator in terms of convention spaces in India. We are pleasedto have the 100th globalopening of the Pullman in Indiaalongsideone of our leading Novotel developments in the region. I takethisopportunitytothank our strategicpartners – InterGlobeEnterprises Ltd and APHV IndiaInvestcoPte. Ltd – for theircommitmentandsupport in making this joint development and one of our most significantprojects in India, a reality.”
Speaking at the opening, the FrenchAmbassador FrançoisRichiersaid,“IndiaandFranceenjoy an enrichingpartnershiphoned in over the years throughstrategicandmutualcollaboration. I am pleased tobeheretoday at the Pullman and Novotel New Delhi Aerocity.Bothhotels are emblematic of thispartnership and representthe finest amalgamation of legendaryIndian and French hospitality and culture.”
The Pullman New Delhi Aerocityandthe Novotel New Delhi Aerocityfeature an assortment of diningoptionswhich span a total of fiverestaurants and offer an exciting mix of food andbeverageoptions from South Asianstreet food toTapasand a fineselection of wines.
Bothhotels are positionedstronglytorespondto India’s growingMeetings,Incentives,Conferencesand Exhibitions (MICE) needs.Thehotels boast of one of DelhiNationalCapitalRegion’slargest convention spaces,spread over a vastexpanse of more than 40,000 square feet withpillar-lessballroommeasuring 12,719 squarefeet.Theconvention space at thePullman New Delhi Aerocitycomprisesofthirteenco-meetingrooms, three boardroomsand a business centre, each aestheticallydesignedwithstate-of-the-arttechnology,withflexibleseating facility to suit all formats of conferencingrequirements.
ACCORHOTELS IN INDIA
In India, AccorHotels operates a network of seven distinctive brands underpinned by operational excellence, while embracing its European heritage. With over 30 hotels across key destinations in the country, AccorHotels is uniquely placed as the only international hotel group with brands that span across all segments from luxury to budget.
As the leader in operating hotels and convention centres, AccorHotels currently manages the Hyderabad International Convention Centre, the Lavasa International Convention Centre, the Jaipur Exhibition & Convention Centre (JECC) and the Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach, the largest all-sea facing convention centre on the East Coast of India, supporting the growing MICE market segment.
AccorHotels is a Group united by a shared passion for hospitality and driven by a shared promise to make everyone Feel Welcome. Over 180,000 women and men in almost 3,800 AccorHotels establishments look after thousands of guests every day in 94 countries.
AccorHotels is the world’s leading hotel operator and offers its customers, partners and employees:
its dual expertise as a hotel operator and franchisor (Hotel Services) and a hotel owner and investor (Hotel Invest);
alarge portfolio of internationally renowned brands covering the full spectrum, with luxury (Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure, The Sebel), midscale (Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, Mama Shelter, Adagio) economy (ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget, adagio access and hotel formula one) establishments;
a powerful marketplace and loyalty program Le Club AccorHotels
almost half a century of commitment to corporate citizenship and solidarity with the PLANET 21 program.
Accor SAsharesarelistedontheEuronextParisexchange(ISIN code: FR0000120404)andtraded in theUSAonthe OTC marketplace(Code:ACRFY)
InterGlobe is a leader in aviation, hospitality and travel related services. Established in 1989‚ with headquarters in Gurgaon‚ today InterGlobe has a network of 126 offices across 59 cities globally. InterGlobe employs more than 17,000 professionals across its businesses which include IndiGo (InterGlobe Aviation)‚ InterGlobe Technologies‚ InterGlobe Air Transport‚ InterGlobe Technology Quotient‚ InterGlobe Hotels and InterGlobe Education.