InterGlobe Hotels and AccorHotels today announced the opening of ibis Pune Hinjewadi (IPH). Widely recognized as the IT hub of Pune, Hinjewadi is a leading destination for businesses especially IT and ITES. Over time the location has developed significantly, and today offers a plethora of services and experiences for the national and international traveller.
The launch of ibis Pune Hinjewadi marks AccorHotels’ third property in the city. Featuring 136 well-appointed rooms, the hotel’s contemporary design offers unparalleled comfort and convenience with its range of in-room amenities and signature Sweet Bed™ bedding concept by ibis. The hotel also offers complimentary high speed WI-FI access to ensure that guests can enjoy a relaxing stay. For food aficionados, ibis Pune Hinjewadi features the signature ‘Spice It’ restaurant – a culinary concept tailor-made for India serving Indian, Oriental and European cuisine prepared from the freshest locally sourced ingredients. It also offers well-priced, quality home style and healthy food and beverages with both buffet and a-la-carte options – including an eight hour all-day breakfast concept starting from four in the morning until noon.
J.B. Singh, President & CEO, InterGlobe Hotels said, “InterGlobe Hotels is committed to continue its rapid expansion over the next few years in key locations across the country. Specific to Maharashtra, Ibis Pune Hinjewadi is our 5th hotel to commence operations in the state. We also have 3 additional properties within Maharashtra in various stages of development which will be operational by 2021. As a destination, Pune sees a large influx of travellers for business, education and leisure purposes. Within Pune, Hinjewadi is an emerging hub for the IT and educational sector and is turning into a flourishing corporate destination. Along with our existing hotel in Viman Nagar, ibis Hinjewadi will further strengthen our position in the city.”
Strategically located within 5 km of the Mumbai-Bangalore highway, the hotel is in close proximity to the International Biotech Park and with various multinational corporations such as Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Accenture and IBM located nearby. The hotel is situated approximately 20km from Pune Airport and the railway station. The Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex which hosts several national and international sporting events is located within the hotel surrounds.
Keeping in mind the needs of today’s connected traveller, ibis Pune Hinjewadi features My Zone at The Hub, the hotel’s lobby bar where, guests can unwind and spend quality time enjoying a refreshing drink while listening to their favourite music, playing entertaining games or surfing the Internet on tablets that come equipped with headphones. Guests who are always on the move can access over 1,000 international and local newspapers and magazines on their personal devices including smartphones, laptops and tablets, with the help of the PressReader app, exclusively available at the hotel.
Jean-Michel Cassé, Chief Operating Officer, India and South Asia, AccorHotels, said, “This is our first ibis property to debut in Hinjewadi Phase ll. India is a core expansion market and we are delighted to see the demand for international hospitality brands grow in the country. The key to our development over the last ten years has been the iconic acceptance of the ibis brand by Indian consumers. The launch of ibis Pune Hinjewadi gives us an opportunity to showcase the 18th ibis hotel in the country and highlight AccorHotels’ growing network in the western region.”
With a variety of brands that target multiple sectors, AccorHotels has established a prominent presence in the major cities of Maharashtra. The Group offers an experience to all target groups that ranges from a luxury, upscale, midscale to economy. AccorHotels has eight properties in Maharashtra that includes Sofitel Mumbai BKC, Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach, ibis Mumbai Airport, Novotel Imagica Khopoli, Mercure Lavasa, ibis Navi Mumbai, Novotel Pune & ibis Pune Viman Nagar.
Anant Leekha, General Manager, ibis Pune Hinjewadi, said, “We curate a quality experience for guests at ibis Pune Hinjewadi, and offer well bring at the best price. Being cognizant of the businesses in the area the hotel has two modern and stylish meeting rooms equipped with state-of-the-art conferencing facilities. We also have different food and beverage options, highlighting local cuisine and other favourites on the menu. Fitness enthusiasts can enjoy a total work out at the cardio centre equipped with the latest fitness equipment.”
To celebrate its opening, ibis Pune Hinjewadi is offering a special price of INR 3,699 per night, with breakfast for two from now until 31 March, 2018.
About ibis Pune Hinjewadi
Located in Hinjewadi Phase ll, the 136-room ibis Pune Hinjewadi is situated within 5 Km of the Mumbai – Bangalore highway, the International bio-tech park. and a short distance to Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium. Food and beverage outlets include:
Spice It, a signature casual dining restaurant offering a range of international cuisine and local delicacies with a choice of buffet or a-la-carte menu options.
The Hub, lobby bar offers a wide selection of refreshing beverages and snacks.
ibis, AccorHotels’ economy brand, promises modernity, comfort and service at the best price.
The brand innovates constantly to offer its guests even more modernity, comfort and availability. It created revolutionary bedding concept Sweet BedTM by ibis; welcoming, designer common areas and the modern food and beverage offer, ibis kitchen. It also cultivates the spirit of service that drives each of its employees. Ibis is recognized across the world for its quality, reliability and commitment to the environment. It was created in 1974 and is now the European leader in economy hotels and the fourth hotel chain in its category worldwide with over 1,060 hotels and 135,000 rooms in 64 countries.
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ABOUT INTERGLOBE HOTELS
InterGlobe Hotels is a joint venture between InterGlobe Enterprises and Accor Asia Pacific, established in 2004, to develop a network of 'ibis' hotels throughout India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. This represents one of the most noteworthy financial commitments made to the mid-market hotel segment in India by any Indian corporate entity and international hotel chain. With 16 hotels now open and 6 under development, the company shall have a portfolio of 22 operational hotels with room inventory of about 3,900 rooms by 2022. InterGlobe as a brand is famous for Insight, Ingenuity and Diligence and it sustains these attributes through delivery of new perspectives, operational excellence and generosity of spirit. By challenging conventional thinking and industry norms, IGH devises creative processes and new implementation methods to bring about operational excellence in their performance. InterGlobe imagines the future through experimentation and exploration and comes out with surprising discoveries in a different way. IGH is a two-time recipient of the Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management