GOLDEN TULIP OPENS FIRST HOTEL IN INDIA
November 16, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsAmersfoort (NL)/Lausanne (CH), 13 November 2007 – Golden Tulip is proud to announce the opening of its first hotel in India, Golden Tulip Jaipur, located in the city of Jaipur, which is also known as the Pink City.
The Hotel is located in the heart of Jaipur, in the close proximity to business, commercial and shopping areas. Golden Tulip Jaipur offers guests 108 luxurious rooms, a business centre suitable for meetings and conferences, a bar and a restaurant. Further facilities include a relaxation area on the roof top with panoramic view and a swimming pool.
Golden Tulip Jaipur is the first of six Golden Tulip hotels to be opened in the next year in India. Since the opening of a development office in New Delhi in May last year, Golden Tulip Hotels, Inns & Resorts is aiming at expanding its Indian portfolio. The Company has already signed new hotels currently being built in Goa, Bangalore, Hyderabad & Vizag and is looking for partners and sites to jointly develop hotels primarily in all state capitals and holiday locations in India as well as in Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives & Seychelles.
Mr. Hans Kennedie, President & CEO of Golden Tulip Hospitality, comments: “I am thrilled with the new adventure our company has embarked on. This is a great challenge but a company in the scale of Golden Tulip is more than able to deliver.”
Mr. Vimal J Singh, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, South Asia for Golden Tulip Hotels, Inns & Resorts, said: “One of our group companies Ager Hotels Group Ltd will be investing in over USD 200 million in equity to achieve our expansion plans in the region the next 3-5 years .We have already invested over USD 30 million in the six hotels currently under construction in India.”
About Golden Tulip Jaipur
Golden Tulip Jaipur is a deluxe and contemporary hotel offering 108 rooms well appointed, quite spacious and tastefully developed in modern setting. All bathrooms are equipped with shower cubicles and bathtubs. The entire hotel is Wi-Fi enabled with high speed internet, offered free of charge. i-pod Docks and a variety of channels on TV are one of its kind in Jaipur. The Hotel offers one restaurant and bar; Silk Loft is the Hotels 24/7 coffee shop offering buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner and a specially designed menu by our experienced Chefs. ‘Latitude’ is the roof top bar offers a BBQ menu. Soho Bar is the city`s most well stocked Bar. The Hotel also offers a well equipped Business Center which provides all administrative facilities such as fax, color photocopy, lamination, spiral binding, secretarial services and a 14 seats boardroom. Ideal for small to medium size meetings and training programs, the Hotel’s Senate room has some latest audio visual equipments on offer. Special wedding packages are also offered. The swimming Pool is located at the roof top and gives a panoramic view of the Aravalli Hills which surround the archaic city of Jaipur.
About Golden Tulip Hospitality Group
Golden Tulip Hospitality Group (www.goldentulip.com), with its head offices in Amersfoort, The Netherlands and Lausanne, Switzerland, is a worldwide hospitality company with more than 909 hotels, 81.000 rooms in more than 50 countries. The Golden Tulip Hospitality Group franchises and manages hotels in Europe, the Middle East & Africa, the Asian Pacific Region and the Americas. In 2006, Hotels Magazine has ranked this company the 18th largest hotel chain.
As a multi-brand hospitality firm, the Golden Tulip Hospitality Group offers services in the two, three, four and five star categories. On the two-star side Golden Tulip has an alliance with the French B&B hotel chain. The three-star concept is the Tulip Inn for the limited-service first-class category, the four-star category falls under the Golden Tulip brand for the Superior First-Class business and Resort hotels and the recently introduced five-star concept Royal Tulip. In addition Golden Tulip offers its services through its commercial alliance with TOP International, a German based hotel consortium.
In the fall of 2006, Golden Tulip introduced BRANCHE, Restaurant, Bar and Lounge. This is a free standing restaurant chain, which will have establishments in most Golden Tulip Hotels and Tulip Inns operated by Golden Tulip. (For more information please visit www.brancherestaurants.com)
For more information, please contact:
Golden Tulip Hospitality Group
Ms. Rocio Manzanares –
Corporate Communication Manager
3818 LE Amersfoort
Tel: +31 33 2544 828
Fax: +31 33 2544 816