Renaissance Hotels Kicks Off 2018 with the Arrival of The Brand In Ahmedabad
Part of Marriott International, Renaissance Hotels, a globally renowned hotel brand known for helping business travelers discover unexpected local experiences, announces the opening of the Renaissance Ahmedabad Hotel in the Heritage City of Ahmedabad. The opening is the brand’s latest addition to the iconic Renaissance Hotels portfolio in India, with two other properties in Mumbai and Lucknow.
Marking the occasion, Mr. Neeraj Govil, Area Vice President, South Asia, Marriott International, said, “The debut of the Renaissance brand in Ahmedabad will further strengthen our presence in India. With Ahmedabad being hailed as an emerging global business destination and having become India’s first UNESCO World Heritage City, we expect a huge influx of business and leisure travelers to the city. This makes Ahmedabad a perfect location for a Renaissance hotel, as Renaissance is a global, lifestyle hospitality brand that seeks to inspire guests to discover something new, unexpected and different each time they travel.”
The Renaissance Ahmedabad Hotel features a contemporary design juxtaposed against the heritage background of Ahmedabad. The hotel is strategically located on the S G Highway, providing easy access to nearby business/industrial hubs, including the capital city Gandhinagar and popular leisure destinations in Ahmedabad.
Designed with refined sophistication and exuberant fun, Renaissance Ahmedabad Hotel has 155 elegant and contemporary rooms with 6 suites, 62 twin rooms, 87 king rooms and 24 inter-connecting rooms, all thoughtfully designed to tell a story. Renowned Studio IV Designs from Delhi were hired to give the hotel it’s unique, distinctive look and feel. The design language is inspired by the vibrant culture of the city of Ahmedabad. The illuminated hexagonal ceiling installation at the reception is an artistic representation of the kite flying festival of ‘Uttarayan’, during which millions of colourful kites dot the sky of Ahmedabad. A wall in the lobby area is clad with aesthetic metal lattice work (Jaali) as an abstract expression of the Gujarat map that seeks to inspire the guests to discover the state and its culture.
Culinary outlets at the hotel include R Kitchen, the all-day dining restaurant serving cuisines from across the world; Asian Affair, the Japanese and Chinese specialty restaurant; and Mill & Co., the 24 hour coffee shop that specializes in freshly baked pastries, sandwiches, cakes and brewed coffees. Leisure facilities at the hotel include a well-equipped fitness center, a rooftop open-air swimming pool and a Jacuzzi.
The hotel offers extensive facilities for social events and meetings. Spread over 29,220 sq ft, ofversatile indoor and outdoor spaces ,featuring the signature R.E.N. Meetings Program, designed to bring live entertainment and the best local flavours of the destination to your table. The lush REN Gardens at the hotel offer the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful outdoors, during social events. Dedicated event and wedding specialists, bespoke services, customized menus and modern fittings ensure attention to the very last detail.
Renaissance Ahmedabad Hotel will feature all of the brand’s unique experiences, including Evenings at Renaissance where guests can connect, socialize, and experience the locale through nightly programming. For the true social discoverer, the hotel’s Navigators will help guests experience the neighborhood’s soul by highlighting hidden gems and handpicked local discoveries – the best of eclectic music, arts, culinary and more to compliment the vibrancy of Ahmedabad.
“Apart from being a fast-growing business city, Ahmedabad is also the country’s first UNESCO World Heritage City, making it not only economically but also culturally significant. This makes it an unexpected yet perfect location for a Renaissance Hotel. With our vibrant, new F&B options, extensive leisure facilities and insights into the city, we are confident the hotel will be a favorite for travelers and Ahmedabad residents alike” said Mr. Vishvapreet Singh Cheema, General Manager, Renaissance Ahmedabad Hotel.
At Renaissance Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc., it is Business Unusual. Each of our over 160 hotels, located in 35 countries and territories around the world, is unique and every stay offers unconventional programs that help business travelers discover rich, local experiences. We promise to feed the curiosity, fuel the imagination and excite the senses of our guests, who see their business trip as an exciting opportunity for new, interesting and sharable moments. We offer signature events in our lobbies, bars and lounges designed to showcase emerging talent in music, the arts, mixology, gastronomy and more. Renaissance Navigators are neighborhood experts who are ready to assist guests in discovering true local flavors and activities. R.E.N. Meetings offers groups an experience beyond a traditional meeting, rooted in creative sensory meeting design and custom-curated local Navigator excursions and networking events. At Renaissance Hotels, we strive to ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey. Renaissance Hotels is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. To discover more visit www.renhotels.com. For upcoming events visit www.renhotels.com/events. Join the conversion on Facebook, twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About Marriott International
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CONTACT: Gayatri Hurra
Marketing Manager – Renaissance Ahmedabad Hotel