Chandigarh, January 31 (Kalsi ):- Ginger Hotels, from Roots Corporation - a subsidiary of The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), today announced the launch of its first hotel in Punjab at Chandigarh. Located at Industrial Area Phase I, the hotel is easily accessible from key points in the city. Ginger Chandigarh was inaugurated by Mr. P.K Mohankumar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Roots Corporation Limited and Mr. Ashish Gupta, Hind Inns and Hotels Ltd.

            Roots Corporation Ltd. has entered into an agreement for managing the 102-room hotel owned by Hind Inns and Hotels Ltd. The launch of this property will mark Hind Inns and Hotels Ltd foray in to the hospitality sector. The hotel which will cater to the industrial and commercial sectors is based on the unique concept of Smart Basics™ that exemplifies smart and chic services, all at affordable rates.

            Speaking on the occasion, Mr P.K Mohankumar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Roots Corporation Limited said, "We are very happy to launch our first hotel in Punjab in the progressive city of Chandigarh that is known for its enterprise and endeavour. The city is equipped with highly capable human capital, first-rate infrastructure and access to large domestic and international markets. Designed exclusively to cater to the value-driven traveller we hope to bring a fresh flavour to the city's hospitality landscape with the launch of Ginger Chandigarh."

            Commenting on the alliance, Mr. Ashish Gupta, Hind Inns and Hotels Ltd. said "We are happy to partner with Roots Corporation Ltd. and given the chain's robust pan-India presence, brand value and strong operational model we are confident that Ginger Chandigarh will be well received."

            The hotel is easily accessible from the airport and railway station as well as major business hubs in the city. Ginger Chandigarh is a perfect choice for business travellers with room prices starting from INR 2199 for single occupancy and INR 2699 double occupancy.

            Equipped with special features like a Smart space™, Safe zone™, self-check-in kiosk, gymnasium, the hotel ensures guests a comfortable and pleasant stay. The hotel also offers parking facility thus making the guests' stay hassle-free. The meeting room accommodating 35-pax is ideal for business meeting and conferences. Guest can unwind over sumptuous food and drinks at the in-house multi-cuisine restaurant and bar Red Salt™.

            Technology and design-led, the stylish and smart Ginger rooms are equipped with technologically advanced locking system ensuring safety and privacy. All rooms are furnished with well-appointed amenities such as a mini-fridge, LCD TV, self-controlled air-conditioner, tea and coffee maker, and a telephone. Ginger also offers complimentary Wi-Fi to all resident guests helping the modern business traveller to stay connected.

            Chandigarh, state capital of Punjab and Haryana, is one of India's fast-growing and progressive cities striking for its urban planning, well-organized sectors and broad tree-lined avenues. The city offers ample sight-seeing options for both the business and leisure traveller such as Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden and Zakir Rose Garden among others.

            With the launch of its new hotel, Ginger now has the largest pan India presence with 30 hotels across India and more in the pipeline.

            To book a ginger hotel log on to www.gingerhotels.comor call on1860-266-3333 (toll free)


About Ginger Hotels

Indigenously designed and developed by Indian Hotels Company Limited, Ginger Hotels are designed to create a unique 'space' that is conducive not only for guest comfort and relaxation but also for their work requirements.  Ginger Hotels characterise freshness and are modern, modular and scalable, providing guests with a consistent experience. The hotels have 100 / 150 well-appointed air-conditioned rooms equipped with a 27-inch LCD television with satellite channels, mini-fridge and tea/coffee maker. Other guest facilities at the hotel include a meeting and conference room, net zone, gym, vending machines, digital safe deposit boxes, as well as Wi-Fi connectivity in the public areas and individual rooms.