Hospitality firm InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announced the opening of its first Crowne Plaza hotel in Pune.
The 173-room Crowne Plaza Pune City Centre will operate under a management agreement with the Advantage Raheja Group and has been rebranded from an existing property, the company said in a release issued here.
“Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts has been recognised globally as a reputable meetings hotel brand for the last 30 years and is the perfect brand to meet the needs of corporate travellers and the growing meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions (MICE) business in the city,” Shantha de Silva, Head – South West Asia, InterContinental Hotels Group said.
IHG has 27 hotels across four brands in India including InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express and has 41 hotels in the pipeline.
“Crowne Plaza Pune City Centre will be equipped with the latest technology, quality furnishings and modern meeting facilities and I have every confidence it will be the number one business travel hotel in the city,” The Advantage Raheja Group Founder Deepak Bhagwandas Raheja said.