Oakwood will expand its presence in India when
the Oakwood Residence serviced apartments in Hyderabad, India
opens in June. The property will be managed by Hoshang Garivala.
Oakwood Residence Kapil Hyderabad will
provide fully equipped private apartments with full facilities and
amenities, such as fully equipped kitchens, state-of-the-art wi-fi
and internet connections, 24-hour customer service with security
and CCTV surveillance, fully equipped fitness center, swimming
pool and meeting facilities.
Centrally located in Gachibowli, a major IT
suburb of Hyderabad, and the city’s new financial district, the
property is just 30 minutes away from the Hyderabad International
Airport and the city center.
Six of the 158 fully furnished and
serviced apartment units are
duplex apartments providing additional space and privacy.
"We are truly excited to open another Oakwood-branded property in
a new city in the Indian market,” said
Dean Schreiber, managing
director of Oakwood Asia Pacific. “Hyderabad is ranked the
second-best city for doing business in India, and the fourth-best
city to live in, in India. Because of its strategic location, the
city has grown quickly into a major business and IT hub, where we
are confident that we will provide yet another world-class
accommodation option for our customers."
General Manager - Oakwood Residence Kapil
Hoshang Garivala has been appointed general manager of Oakwood Residence Kapil Hyderabad.
Oakwood in January 2011 as general manager of Oakwood Residence
Naylor Road Pune. In March 2011 he was given concurrent
responsibility as general manager of Oakwood Premier Pune and held
these roles till his recent re-assignment.
During his time
managing the two properties in Pune, Garivala was recognized with
the “General Manager of the Year” Award 2012. Under his
leadership, the property garnered industry awards for best
service, best bar and lounge in Pune, best all-day dining
restaurant in Pune and best Italian restaurant in Pune.
are extremely pleased to have someone of Hoshang’s caliber to
transfer to our new property," said Michael Price, director of
operations, Oakwood Asia Pacific, South Asia and Southeast Asia.
“His knowledge of the company and his proven track record will be
fully leveraged to ensure that we set the property on the right
footing to achieve the high standards that he established in his
Oakwood Residence Kapil Hyderabad is the company’s
28th Oakwood-branded property across 17 cities in Asia.
Oakwood Asia Pacific currently operates five properties in India –
Oakwood Premier Mumbai, Oakwood Premier Pune, Oakwood Premier
Prestige Bangalore, Oakwood Residence Naylor Road Pune and Oakwood
Residence Prestige Whitefield Bangalore.
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