Marriott has expanded its mid-market Courtyard
by Marriott brand in India with the opening of the Courtyard by
Marriott Ahmedabad and Courtyard by Marriott Mumbai International
Airport. The two hotels add nearly 500 additional rooms to
Marriott’s growing portfolio in India.
The 164-room Courtyard by Marriott Ahmedabad is
located in the heart of the city’s commercial district with easy
access to both domestic and international airports. Situated in
one of India's fastest growing business districts, the hotel is in
the vicinity of all major business parks, the state’s largest
shopping mall, world-class cinemas and the Gandhi Ashram and
The hotel is currently offering a Long
Stay Bonanza promotion, giving guests up to 35% off its best
available rates for stays of seven nights and above. Rates start
at 4,875 INR per night and include accommodations and
complimentary breakfast at MoMo Café. The offer is valid through
November 2010 and does not apply to groups of 10 or more
The hotel’s guestrooms feature laptop size safes,
LCD panel TVs, iHome docking stations, latest in-room technology
tools and workstations that support all business needs. An
executive lounge, 24-hour fitness center and swimming pool allow
guests to balance work with pleasure.
MoMo Café serves guests
with local and Western dishes while Shakahari offers upscale
vegetarian cuisine. Three state-of-the-art meeting rooms are
available with the largest one providing a maximum seating
capacity for 300 people.
Tyler is the General Manager and Palak Shah is Director of Sales.
Located at the bustling Mumbai International
Airport, Courtyard by Marriott Mumbai International Airport offers
238 rooms, 77
executive level rooms and 16 suites. Operating under a long-term
management agreement between Kanakia Construction and Marriott
International, the hotel is led by Sanne Emborg as General Manager
and Hema Hariramani as Director of Sales and Marketing.
introductory promotion campaign “You Stay, We Pay,” offers guests
3000 INR in hotel credit, redeemable against any on-site services
such as suite upgrades, dining, cocktails, airport transfers and
more. This offer is valid until 30 September 2010.
ideal events venue, the hotel has eight meeting rooms with a total
of 12,000 square feet including both indoor and outdoor breakout
The Courtyard by Marriott Mumbai Airport offers
several dining outlets to accommodate various guests’ needs. Red
Zen features mouthwatering Asian cuisine from lunch to late night
while MoMo Café is open 24 hours a day serving Western and Indian
favorites to guests and locals alike. MoMo 2 Go is a deli for
quick bites such as sandwiches and pastries. After a long day,
guests can relax at the pool and enjoy cocktails and appetizers at
the pool bar.
Other services at the new hotel include a
fully equipped business centre, executive lounge, fitness centre,
wireless internet and spa.
“Courtyard is a very popular brand in India and
is expanding rapidly,” said Rajeev Menon, area vice president for
India, Pakistan, the Maldives and Malaysia. “It offers excellent
value in the mid-tier market that is currently underserved. The
hotels adapt well to the lifestyle needs of both its domestic and
Marriott International’s Courtyard by Marriott
brand currently has six properties in India with 10 additional
hotels scheduled to open in the next three years.
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