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08/28/2013

Marriott International Inc. Introduces the First International Business Hotel – Courtyard by Marriott Pune - in Chakan, Pune’s Industrial Hub

Courtyard by Marriott Pune ChakanThis launch marks the opening of Marriott’s 10th Courtyard in India

Pune - A renowned automobile and manufacturing hub in Pune, Chakan now, has its first International business hotel with the launch of Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan. The hotel will mark the opening of the 10th Courtyard by Marriott property in India, and the 4th Marriott property in Pune city.  This premium, business hotel brand of Marriott International Inc. has been designed to suit the needs of today’s business traveler and is poised to serve guests looking for a unique and contemporary hospitality experience.

The 175 subtly stylish and spacious rooms include twelve residence suites, come thoughtfully designed to provide the optimum balance between work, relaxation, comfort and sleep. Strategically located in the Northwest corridor of Pune, Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan covers a total area of 11725 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space. Positioned as a premier business hotel, the Courtyard offers the comfort of large meeting rooms, catering to groups of various sizes, that come with state of the art audio-visual support and banqueting services. Features such as High-Speed Internet Access, is further leveraged by technology, with additions like In-Building Solutions (IBS) for enhanced mobile connectivity.

At the launch Mr. Rajeev Menon, Area Vice President, South- Asia, Marriott International Inc. stated, “Chakan, Pune is an established industrial hub and has seen tremendous urbanization in the recent years. Pune itself is an IT hub and neighbour to the business capital of the country. Our two existing Courtyard’s in Pune city are doing exceptionally well, hence it was only a matter of time, that we establish our presence in Chakan as well. Our aim as always would be to provide a holistic hospitality experience, with state-of-the-art amenities for the new age business traveler.”

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Shakeel Ladak, Director Redstone Group and owner of the– Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan said, “The launch of Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan is indeed an important milestone for us, as it marks the beginning of a very rewarding and successful relationship with the Marriott Group. We wish to establish this striking property as the preferred destination for today’s business traveler. With an increasing number of industries coming up in the Chakan industrial belt, we felt this was the ideal opportunity to create a niche for this unique offering. The Courtyard boasts of amenities that are certain to exceed the expectations of our clients as well as cater to the growing number of business travelers to this part of the city.”

The hotel is equipped to satisfy the culinary demands of its customers with an eclectic mix of international and regional fare. The all-day dining restaurant, MoMo Café offers a contemporary buffet and an a la carte menu with an interesting mix of International, Indian and local specialties. MoMo 2 Go is a culinary representation of taste and style, with an alluring selection of gourmet delicatessen items like cheese, salads, sandwiches, cakes and breads along with hot and cold beverages that you can tuck into, while on the go! The property also offers a state of the art Fitness Centre and an inviting Swimming Pool, to refresh and rejuvenate after a long day’s work.

Speaking on the launch, Ms Ritu Chawla, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan said, “This is a definite step forward for us and we are really excited with the launch of our property in Chakan. Chakan being the automobile and manufacturing hub, a space needed to be filled for the luxury business traveler. The Courtyard is our answer for the same. Moreover, Pune has become a hub for MICE travel and Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan is suitably modeled to suit all business requirements.”

This year Courtyard brand is celebrating its 30th anniversary, having begun operations in 1983. The launch of Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan will definitely prove to be a refreshing welcome for those traveling to the Chakan industrial area. The hotel promises to provide memorable experiences for its clientele, and aims to carve a niche for itself within the business hotels domain.
We look forward to welcoming you at the Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan.

Courtyard Brand
The Courtyard by Marriott brand has grown into one of Marriott’s largest brands and the world’s 12th largest lodging chain with over 900 hotels (including 108 located outside of the US, across 38 countries and territories worldwide). For more information, including guest guided video tours of the new lobby and the latest brand information, visit www.gocourtyard.com.  For reservations, go to www.courtyard.com.

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