After the opening of Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts
first hotel in India,
Swissôtel Kolkata, earlier this month, the Swiss-based
international hotel chain has now signed management contracts for
two more hotels in India, the Swissôtel Gurgaon and the Swissôtel
Whitefield, Bangalore. For both hotels, Swissôtel has partnered
with different investee companies of The Xander Group Inc., a
leading international private equity firm.
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Located within 30
minutes drive from the Indira Gandhi International Airport and
within close proximity to the highway (NH 8) connecting the
capital city of New Delhi and the world famous leisure destination
of Jaipur, the Swissôtel Gurgaon will offer 240
guestrooms and suites. The hotel will also offer 25,000 sq ft of conference space and
ballrooms, a 13,000 sq ft Pürovel Spa and Fitness Centre, several
bars and restaurants serving a range of cuisines, and a
beautifully designed pool.
The hotel is part of a large
and exciting mixed-use campus development comprised of Class A
offices for multi-national corporations and Indias leading
business houses, world class retail, and upscale restaurants.
The Swissôtel Gurgaon and the rest of the campus are well connected by
road and Metro to the entire National Capital Region. The
development is on Golf Course Extension Road, the fastest growing
area in Gurgaon and has a metro station planned directly across
the road. On completion, the metro will link the hotel with the
centre of New Delhi and to the new Terminal III of the Delhi
The project is being developed by a
company co-promoted by The Xander Group Inc. and Kohli One, a
leading National Capital Region based developer.
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located at the entry point of Whitefield and about a 30 minute
drive from the Bengaluru Airport, Swissôtel Whitefield will offer
151 guestrooms and suites. The Whitefield district is about 15 kms north-east of the centre of Bangalore and is renowned as the
cradle of the Indian IT industry, with over 140 multinational
companies located in the area.
The amenities for the hotel
will include exclusive dining, a rooftop pool and bar, and
extensive meeting space for business needs. The hotel is an
integral part of a 559,000 sq ft mixed-use project that will
include leading retail formats, a state of the art multiplex,
restaurants, and entertainment and leisure facilities. The project
is designed as a lifestyle destination where business travellers
and locals can shop, dine, gather, and stay in an exciting and
The project is being developed by
Virtuous Retail Limited, a Xander investee company.
two exciting projects enable us to push ahead with our expansion
in the promising and strategic Indian market, said Meinhard Huck,
President Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts. We are delighted to have
found a professional partner in The Xander Group Inc., who is
entrusting us with the management of these two deluxe hotels and
values our Swiss hospitality and our high quality standards.
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