Chennai, January 11, 2020: ITC Hotels today announced the opening of Welcomhotel GST Road in Chennai, the heart of Tamil Nadu’s industrial and automobile hub. This development blends the familiar with the new- Fortune Select Grand is now Welcomhotel GST Road.
Inaugurating the property, Shri C H. Vidyasagar Rao, former Governor of Maharashtra &Tamil Nadu said, “The tourism landscape has immense potential in India as a country, and Tamilnadu and especially Chennai as the central industrial hub of the South, along with it’s legendary historicity and culture. Tourism is one of the biggest contributor to the city’s revenue, and is poised for a greater growth in 2020. I wish Welcomhotel GST Road, Chennai maximum occupancy this year and all the coming years.”
Standing nine stories tall over a vast built-up area of more than 23,580 square meters, the hotel has a striking façade that features glazed glass finishing, allowing an abundance of natural daylight to enter all rooms. Tranquil surroundings, a warm and inviting lobby, exquisite restaurants and 172 well-appointed rooms are some of the facilities that make this one of the most sought-after destinations in Chennai.
Located 30 kilometres from the Kamaraj Domestic Airport & Chennai International Airport, Welcomhotel, GST Road, Chennai is a 10-minute drive to Mahindra World City – an integrated business zone housing top national and international establishments and corporate houses. It is also close to Oragadam Industrial Area, Maraimalai Nagar and Ford Supplier Park, making it the preferred destination for many business travellers visiting Chennai.
Speaking on the occasion of the opening, Mr. Anil Chadha, Chief Operating Officer, ITC Hotels, said, “The south of India has emerged as a key market in India’s tourism landscape and Chennai is a key gateway city of the southern region with good infrastructure and connectivity that favours Tamil Nadu’s growing potential as a business & MICE destination . We believe that this Welcomhotel property on the commercially vibrant GST Road, will attract discerning domestic and international business travellers. ITC Hotels presents the elegant Welcomhotel GST Road, Chennai – a tribute to the rich presence of industries, manufacturing and services that embody the dynamic spirit of the capital.
Discovering Comfort & Convenience at Chennai with enriching experiences at Welcomhotel GST Road, Chennai
With its refreshed “Enriching Experiences” brand identity, the Welcomhotel Brand aims to further elevate guests’ experience with emphasis on destination-inspired experiences.
The magnificent Welcomhotel GST Road brings you the warmth of ITC’s hospitality with a wide range of guest facilities and efficient service. The hotel offers memorable stays with modern in-room comforts, renowned dining outlets, a well- equipped gymnasium at the Wellness Centre, swimming pool, spa & ayurvedic therapies.
Like all Welcomhotels, experience the signature 25 hour check-in/check-out at Welcomhotel GST Road Chennai. We offer an additional hour of stay so you can create more moments to create and cherish wonderful memories.
WelcomCafe Crossandra, an all-day dining restaurant offers sumptuous breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets, apart from a delectable all-day dining menu, in a pleasant and cheerful ambience, including an al fresco setting in the courtyard. The charm of any destination lies in its local flavours and Welcomhotel brand’s signature thali offering – WelcomSthalika, brings you the tastiest regional fare. A smorgasbord of dishes that offer a glimpse of most cherished local delicacies is a thoughtful feature.
The Poolside Dining offers a panoramic view of the city skyline. Mood lighting and lounge music create a uniquely romantic setting, making any dinner here an unforgettable experience. The varied menu here includes continental fare and tandoori cuisine, prepared in distinctive styles with modern renditions.
A serene and tranquil setting with open interactive kitchens and a live Teppanyaki counter adds zest to your roof-top dining experience, while creating an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The best of global cuisine – Indian, Pan-Asian and Western delights paired with refreshing beverages – are the highlights of this beautiful venue.
Swizzle Bar & Lounge
The in-house concept bar is just the place to be for unwinding or a cheery celebration, offering excellent selections of spirits, wines and beers along with sumptuous short eats.
Dough & Co., the lounge offers India’s finest collection of tea, coffee and eclectic concoctions in a relaxed and comfortable space.
With a comprehensive inventory of 172 smart rooms, Welcomhotel GST Road Chennai offers a 1240 sq.ft Presidential suite with lovely views of the pool and lush landscapes.
Perfect for a MICE event or a wedding destination, Welcomhotel GST Road Chennai houses six banquet spaces and 2230 sq mt of breath-taking lawns. The commitment to “atithi devo bhava” with focus on guest orientation, the promise of incredible cuisine and service excellence, steeped in Indianness makes Welcomhotel destinations ideal for celebrations.
The brand Welcomhotel currently has a portfolio of 16 hotels with over 1900 keys and 15 hotels in the pipeline, adding over 1600 keys.
For today’s experience driven traveller, Welcomhotel is a window into the city’s local culture. From curated experiences that enhance your leisure trip to those that maximize the efficiency of business stays, each Welcomhotel is designed to create enriching experiences. ITC Hotels currently owns and manages 16 hotels under the Welcomhotel brand including Welcomhotel Sheraton New Delhi, Welcomhotel Dwarka (New Delhi), Welcomhotel Savoy (Mussoorie), Welcomhotel Jodhpur, Welcomhotel Khimsar, Welcomhotel Bella Vista (Chandigarh), Welcomhotel Rama International (Aurangabad), Welcomhotel Vadodara, Welcomhotel Grand Bay (Vizag), Welcomhotel Bengaluru, Welcomhotel Chennai, Welcomhotel Kences Palm Beach (Mammalapuram), Welcomhotel Coimbatore, Welcomhotel Pine n Peak (Pahalgam) and Welcomhotel Amritsar.
About ITC Hotels www.itchotels.in
With the enduring Namaste as the symbol of its brand experience, ITC Hotels is one of India’s leading luxury hotel chains offering comprehensive hospitality solutions through more than 100 hotels in over 70 destinations in the country. Embodying ‘Responsible Luxury’ as its guiding premise, ITC’s hotels integrates India’s fine tradition of hospitality with globally benchmarked services to reflect the culture and ethos of each destination, through a collection of hotels. The brand features opulent accommodations, state-of-the-art business facilities, renowned signature cuisine and award-winning wellness experiences. ITC’s hotel group operates under four distinct brands; ‘ITC Hotel’ at the Luxury end, ‘Welcomhotel’ in the 5-star segment, ‘Fortune’ in the mid-market to upscale segment and ‘WelcomHeritage’ in the heritage leisure segment. Each ITC luxury hotel is certified with a *LEED® Platinum rating for its endeavours towards green building, using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient.
*LEED® – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
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