Expanding its overseas portfolio, Sarovar Hotels Pvt. Ltd. announces the signing of its latest project in Africa, Sarovar Portico Dar-Es-Salaam. This will be Sarovar’s second hotel in Dar-Es-Salaam, in addition to New Africa Hotel. This development marks Sarovar’s strong focus on the African market with presence in five countries including Tanzania, Kenya, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Zambia. The group has over 510 rooms operational in Africa currently.
Owned by Esprit Developers Ltd., Sarovar Portico, Dar-Es-Salaam is expected to open in February 2018. With a prime city centre location, the hotel under development has 130 Apartment Keys with all modern facilities including restaurants, bars, lounges, conference & meeting facilities, swimming pool, and curio shop.
Commenting on the new endeavor, Anil Madhok, Executive Chairman, Sarovar Hotels, said, “We are very excited to be signing yet another hotel in Dar-Es-Salaam. It is a significant addition to our rapidly growing footprint in Africa and reflects the strong traction the brand is gaining in the region. We see great growth potential in this market with high demand and this development makes a momentous step in our growth and expansion strategy in the overseas market.”
Sarovar Hotels Pvt. Ltd. is focused on strategic expansion throughout India and Africa. Some of the expected openings this year include hotels in Amritsar, Raipur, New Delhi Mahipalpur, Somnath and Jaisalmer.
Marriott International announces the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Coimbatore
Marriott International, Inc announced the opening of its brand new hotel in the city – Fairfield by Marriott, Coimbatore. Sharing his thoughts on this opening, Neeraj Govil, Area Vice-President, South Asia, Marriott International Inc said ‘‘We are excited to introduce the Fairfield by Marriottto Coimbatore as we believe the market is ideal for Fairfield which is a brand that enables purpose driven travel and delivers optimized value at a great price. As Marriott further expands its brand portfolio across the growing tier 2 markets in India, we definitely see great potential and the opportunity for Fairfield By Marriott becoming a favourite with the business and leisure travelersin the city.”
Fairfield brand which is completing 30 years this month has a long history in service, offering innovative design at great value for money. The product offers a more functional design that provides everything you need to work productively, maximize down time, eat well, sleep soundly and keep your stay going smoothly – making it the ideal choice of stay for the business and transient traveller.
The property offers 126 guest rooms, amenities include an inviting living area in the lobby, smart, contemporary interiors and high speed Wi-Fi connectivity. The hotel also has an all-day dining restaurant – Kovia Kitchen serving authentic Indian and Western cuisines in both, buffet and a la carte options, plus a 24/7 Market where one can shop for an assortment of drinks and snacks when required. The hotel has both banqueting and meeting room facilities with modern technology and a fitness center so guests can stay fit and active while on the road.
The Hotel is located just 650 meters away from the airport, close to CODISSIA Trade Centre and city’s IT hub Tidel Park and CHIL SEZ. It is also within easy reach of the western districts of Tamil Nadu – Tirupur, Pollachi, Erode, Salem, Namakkal, Karor and Udumalpet,thanks to the proximity to the highways. The hotel can also be a great pit stop for anyone flying into Ooty, combining it with a day trip to Adiyogi – a 112-foot statue of Hindu deity Shiva at the Isha Yoga Centre.
“We are glad to be in this great city with great people at the Gateway of Coimbatore. We hope to become the true extension of warm Kongunadu hospitality delighting every guest at the hotel.” – said J.P. Menon, Hotel Manager at this occasion.
Sharing his thoughts said Ashish Jakhanwala, MD and CEO of SAMHI Hotels who owns the property“ Coimbatore is a key economic centre of Tamil Nadu and we are excited to partner with Marriott to bring Fairfield to the city.”