Accor Announce Opening of ibis Mumbai Airport

Accor and Interglobe
hotels has today announced the opening of ibis Mumbai Airport, which is focused
at the business and leisure traveller.

 

The hotel offers comfortable, well-designed, fully
equipped guest rooms with en suite modular bathrooms, contemporary fit-out
including flatscreen TV, Wi-Fi and broadband internet access to suit the needs
of business travellers. 24 hour a day services, quality well priced food and
beverage including 8-hours non-stop breakfast concept starting from 4 am,
unique in the economy hotel industry with competitive, consistent and simple
accommodation rates are the key highlights of ibis Mumbai Airport.

 

The full media release
from Accor can be read below:

 

Accor and Interglobe Hotels announce the opening of
ibis Mumbai Airport

Debut of the international economy
hotel brand in Mumbai, marks a significant development for ibis Hotels in India

  

Mumbai, 16 February 2011 – Accor, the fastest growing
international hotel operator in India, reaffirmed its commitment and confidence
in the growing Indian tourism sector by announcing the debut of the ibis hotel
brand in Mumbai with the launch of ibis Mumbai Airport. Strategically
located at the Domestic Terminal and less than 3kms from Chhatrapati Shivaji
International Airport, ibis Mumbai Airport, will welcome guests from
today onwards
. This is the third ibis to open in India and the first for
Mumbai and follows hotels in Gurgaon and Pune.

 

Mr. Nitin Bhatia has been appointed as the General
Manager to spearhead the operations of the hotel. Mr. Bhatia has over a decade
of experience in the hospitality industry and was most recently the General
Manager of Ibis Cardiff City Centre, UK.

 

Uttam Davé, President & CEO of InterGlobe
Hotels
said,
“We are pleased with the growth of the
ibis network in India, where committed developments have kept pace with our
expectations and where we have 17 ibis hotels committed to development.
Following the opening of this strategic ibis at Mumbai Domestic Airport, we
will add an additional five ibis in 2011 taking the network to network to eight
hotels by year.”
The hotel is located in the vicinity of the Mumbai Airport
and features 146 guest rooms. ibis Mumbai Airport is the only international
economy hotel at the airport and will re-define the hospitality space in the
financial capital of India by providing quality, value accommodation to
travellers.

 

Speaking about the hotel’s opening, Jean-Michel Casse, Senior Vice-President –
Accor India
, said
,
“We are particularly delighted with the
opening of an ibis hotel within the Mumbai Airport Precinct. The ibis Mumbai
Airport like all ibis hotels in India will provide guests with the reassurance
of one of the world’s largest and most respected economy hotel brands. Quality
and consistent accommodation at affordable pricing and guaranteed with a “15
minute satisfaction contract” is exactly what is required in the Indian economy
hotel environment.”

 

ibis Mumbai Airport will specifically cater to the
discerning needs of business and leisure travellers. The hotel offers
comfortable, well-designed, fully equipped guest rooms with en suite modular
bathrooms, contemporary fit-out including flatscreen TV, Wi-Fi and broadband
internet access to suit the needs of business travellers. 24 hour a day
services, quality well priced food and beverage including 8-hours non-stop
breakfast concept starting from 4 am, unique in the economy hotel industry with
competitive, consistent and simple accommodation rates are the key highlights
of ibis Mumbai Airport.

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Such value for consumers is made possible by a
highly efficient design and operational processes that have been perfected in
nearly 900 hotels and 100,000 rooms in almost 45 countries globally.

For quality well priced food ibis Mumbai Airport
has developed Spice it – a spirited and casual dining space that
offers the best of world cuisine: “any flavour, any time” in an interactive
kitchen environment with a choice of buffet and a la carte. The Hub,
with its energetic ambience, refreshing beverages and free Wi-Fi will serve as
a gathering place throughout the day. The first ibis launched in India in 2008,
ibis Gurgaon and is already a market leader in its segment, and was judged the
best Economy / Midscale hotel in India in 2009.

 

Ibis Mumbai Airport has released a promotional rate
of Rs. 3999/- plus taxes including breakfast for first 20 rooms. For
reservations or enquiries visit
www.ibishotel.com.

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