InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a
management agreement with Adyar Gate Hotels Limited for an
InterContinental Hotel in Chennai, India.
When it opens later this
year, the 106-room InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort will join
InterContinental Mumbai Marine Drive to be the second hotel under
the company's luxury brand in India.
InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort is
located along the beachfront on East Coast Road in the
south of Chennai, just 30 kilometres from Chennai International Airport.
Scheduled to open later this year, the luxury resort will
offer three gourmet dining outlets including, a spa,
fully-equipped health club, outdoor pool and a banquet facility
Shantha de Silva, Head of South West Asia,
IHG, said, ďWith its growing popularity as a tourism
destination, the Tamil Nadu capital is a key growth city for us
and, with its proximity to both the business district and tourist
attractions such as the UNESCO world heritage site at Mahabalipuram, the location of the new InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort is second to none. We are delighted to be
working with Adyar Gate Hotels Limited to manage this great resort
and are confident our global scale and system will help us drive
revenue and occupancy in the resort when it opens later this
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