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Great Hotels of the World expands its presence in India

Luxury sales and marketing alliance adds five Pride Hotels to its portfolio

Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com), the London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance has expanded its portfolio with the addition of five properties from the Pride Hotels. Pride Hotel Ahmedabad, Pride Hotel Bangalore, Pride Hotel Kolkata, Pride Hotel Chennai and Pride Hotel Pune have all joined Great Hotels of the World’s corporate collection.

Since June 2011, Great Hotels of the World has increased its hotel signups in Asia by 120%. The alliance will continue to place a strong focus on Asia as it stands as one of the world’s fastest growing markets in today’s current climate.    

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Pride Hotel Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, India

Pride Hotel Ahmedabad is a five-star luxury property situated in the heart of the elite business area of Satellite. Close to many of the city’s attractions and just 18km from Ahmedabad international airport, the property boasts 164 well-appointed rooms and suites, equipped with state-of-the-art technology. In addition, the hotel features seven meeting rooms of various sizes, with capacity for up to 1000 persons in its Imperial banqueting space.

Guests can enjoy two excellent restaurants: Casablanca, a fine dining restaurant serving international cuisine accompanied by live music, and Café Treat, a 24-hour café offering light meals and snacks. Other facilities include a business centre, gym, steam room, spa, jacuzzi and swimming pool.

For more information or to book Pride Hotel Ahmedabad, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/pride-hotel-ahmedabad or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

Pride Hotel Bangalore, Bangalore, India

Ideally situated in the heart of Bangalore’s city centre, Pride Hotel Bangalore is located within close vicinity of many tourist attractions such as the Vidhana Soudha, Cubbon Park and the Vishweshwaraya museum. The property is just 45 minutes from Bangalore international airport. With 100 contemporary bedrooms, the hotel offers all the modern comforts of a luxury property as well as a 24hr concierge service and airport transfer service.  

Pride Hotel Bangalore features a business centre and five meeting rooms, accommodating from 10 to 200 delegates. Avant-garde fine dining can be enjoyed at Casablanca, the Resto Bar where guests can experience global cuisine and a warm ambience. Cafe Treat, a 24 hour coffee shop and Puran Da Dhaba, an authentic rooftop ethnic Indian Restaurant with live music, are amongst the other restaurants present at the property. A well equipped gym and a travel desk are also available.

For more information or to book Pride Hotel Bangalore, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/pride-hotel-bangalore or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

Pride Hotel Chennai, Chennai, India

Set in Chennai’s city centre, Pride Hotel Chennai is a four-star property which boasts 115 comfortable guestrooms and suites complete with state-of-the-art amenities. The hotel is located 18km from ANNA international airport.  Featuring two meeting rooms, two banquet halls, a boardroom and a business centre, the hotel serves as an ideal venue for various events.

Pride Hotel Chennai also features a rooftop restaurant, Puran Da Dhaba, which serves authentic North Indian cuisine to reflect the traditional and rustic ambiance with live Indian music. Cafe Treat, a 24 hour coffee shop, and the Fuel Bar are also highly recommended for guests. An outdoor swimming pool and health club with a gym, massage rooms, jacuzzi and steam room complete the hotel’s facilities.  

For more information or to book Pride Hotel Chennai, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/pride-hotel-chennai or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

Pride Hotel Kolkata, Kolkata, India

Having opened in January 2012, Pride Hotel Kolkata is a brand-new property set in the heart of Kolkata's business centre. With easy access to Kolkata’s IT hub and just 7km from Kolkata's international airport, the hotel offers guests traditional hospitality with modern comforts. The hotel comprises 153 guestrooms and suites. It offers 24-hour room service, business centre as well as four conference halls and two boardrooms.  

Pride Hotel Kolkata boasts a lounge bar, a 24-hour coffee shop, a fitness centre, swimming pool and spa on site.

For more information or to book Pride Hotel Kolkata, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/pride-hotel-kolkata or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

Pride Hotel Pune, Pune, India

Pride Hotel Pune is one of the city’s leading five-star properties with an excellent central location. The hotel is also just a 20 minute drive from Lohegaon airport. The hotel comprises of 112 luxurious guestrooms and suites. In addition, five meeting rooms are at the disposal of guests for business events of all sizes, out of which one is outdoor. Furthermore, the business centre offers a meeting space, various services and secretarial assistance.

Guests can enjoy a wide variety of cuisine at the hotel’s three restaurants. Cuisine ranges from international and Punjabi dishes to seafood and grilled meat. After dark, the Xtasy Grill Room & Bar boasts a lively atmosphere with an  array of refreshing drinks to choose from. Guests can also choose to visit the outdoor pool or health club, complete with a gym, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi or enjoy one of the various treatments on offer.

For more information or to book Pride Hotel Pune, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/pride-hotel-pune or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

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Note to editors:

Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com) provides global hotel reservation, sales and marketing services for an exclusive portfolio of primarily independent hotels and resorts worldwide. Great Hotels of the World provides a range of products, services and innovative technology solutions for over 250 hotels worldwide through trade shows, e-marketing, business travel sales, meeting and incentive sales, public relations, Meeting Forums and a private label GDS chain code (GW).

By acknowledging that each hotel’s core business is different, Great Hotels of the World help’s hotels and consumers to “find their niche” by categorising member hotels into niche travel markets. Great Hotels’ dedicated programmes are aimed at the leisure, meetings and incentive and corporate markets, whilst the individual leisure collections reach precise areas of the market in which the hotel specialises in including gourmet, spa, golf, honeymoon and many more.

Membership of Great Hotels of the World is split into three tiers: the Luxury Collection, the Premium Collection and the Classic Collection and is by invitation only. Hotels must meet strict criteria before being accepted into the brand.

Further information on Great Hotels of the World can be found at (http://www.ghotw.com).

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