Category Archives: Spirit & Wine

First ibis Styles opens in Goa with 197 rooms


Located just a short distance from the popular Tivai Beach and minutes away from North Goa’s famed Calangute and Candolim beaches is the brand new 197 room ibis Styles Goa Calangute. The hotel is the first ibis Styles in India, offering leisure and corporate guests a perfect beach stay experience. It is in close proximity to North Goa’s popular entertainment and nightlife destinations. Design is one of ibis styles’ cornerstones, treating guests to constantly renewed contemporary creativity with unique, unprecedented and memorable experiences at an affordable price. Each ibis Style wears its own distinctive character built around a central theme steeping its every corner with the Olympic Games in the ibis Styles Paris Massena, wines in the ibis Styles Madrid Prado, textiles at the ibis Styles Lille Centre Grand Place, aviation at the ibis Styles Sao Paulo Anhembi and Portuguese architecture at ibis Styles Goa.

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Two W Hotels in India by 2020


As the first W in India is all set to open in Goa, the brand plans to expands more in the future. TJ Joulak, General Manager, W Goa says, “The brand is spreading at a much faster pace, with an aim to reach 75 hotels by 2020, out of which 2 are from India. W Hotels are looking to build the never seen city hotels at the Indian metropolitans – Mumbai and the capital- New Delhi.”

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The Gateway Resort Pushkar unveils with 81 rooms


Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces has announced the opening of The Gateway Resort Pushkar Bypass Ajmer. The 81-room and suite resort hotel is built in the Rajasthani royal style, complete with beautiful gardens, and offers a tranquil oasis for leisure and business travellers in the heart of the Aravalli Mountains to the north of the city. The hotel’s architecture and design is inspired by the culture and history of Rajasthan; its regal design in typical Rajasthani pink sandstone features private balconies with sit outs and jhoolas (swings) in every room. Inside, Bani Thani art—the local style that has its origins in nearby Kishangarh—provides a window into the area’s cultural past while live performances of Langa folk singers bring Rajasthan to life for guests.

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Lords Hotels & Resorts debuts in Kerala with 57-room luxury resort


Lords Hotels & Resorts has launched one of its most premium resorts in God’s Own Country – Kerala. Located at Cheruthuruthy, The Luxury Boutique Resort– Thrissur was inaugurated by the Chief Guest – Shri. A.C. Moitheen, Honourable Minister for Co-operation and Tourism, in the presence several other dignitaries of the state. With the launch of this luxury resort, Lords Hotels & Resorts now has twenty-six properties in India and its first in Kerala. Spread over twenty acres of varied landscapes and located at a distance of 30 km from Thrissur town, the 57-room luxury resort is set on the banks of Bharathapuzha River offering a spectacular view of its beauty from the resort premises.

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