Accor is set to open its first Novotel-branded
hotel in the Indian city of Mumbai. The Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach,
located in the heart of Mumbai’s social and commercial hub, is
scheduled to soft launch in July 2009.
The hotel will be the third Novotel in India after
the Novotel Hyderabad Airport and Novotel Hyderabad.
Spread over 2.5
acres of a scenic beach-front site, Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach will
feature 203 guest rooms and suites. It also boasts a
Premier Floor and Lounge for guests seeking an upgraded
Speaking about the
hotel’s opening, Mr. Jean-Michel Casse, Vice President – Accor
India, said, “With the launch of the Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach,
we hope to present our guests with Novotel’s world-renowned
service standards, while maintaining a distinct local flavour. The
Indian market holds great promise for Accor Hospitality and its
brands and we remain committed to opening 15 Novotel hotels in
India by 2012.”
Mr. Heinz Egli
has been appointed General Manager to spearhead operations of the
Mr. Egli has close to three decades of experience in the
hospitality industry and was most recently Resident Manager at the Novotel Citigate Hong Kong.
The Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach has released a promotional rate of Rs 7,500++ for a standard room and Rs 8,500
for a Premier Room with ocean views, breakfast and transfers.
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