Chandigarh,09.01.18-( ETN)InterGlobe Hotels and AccorHotels announced the opening of ibis Pune Hinjewadi (IPH). Widely recognized as the IT hub of Pune, Hinjewadi is a leading destination for businesses especially IT and ITES. Over time the location has developed significantly, and today offers a plethora of services and experiences for the national and international traveler.

The launch of ibis Pune Hinjewadi marks AccorHotels’ third property in the city. The hotel’s contemporary design offers unparalleled comfort and convenience.

J.B. Singh, President & CEO, InterGlobe Hotels said, “InterGlobe Hotels is committed to continue its rapid expansion over the next few years in key locations across the country. Specific to Maharashtra, Ibis Pune Hinjewadi is our 5th hotel to commence operations in the state. We also have 3 additional properties within Maharashtra in various stages of development which will be operational by 2021. As a destination, Pune sees a large influx of travelers for business, education and leisure purposes. Within Pune, Hinjewadi is an emerging hub for the IT and educational sector and is turning into a flourishing corporate destination. Along with our existing hotel in Viman Nagar, ibis Hinjewadi will further strengthen our position in the city.”

Strategically located within 5 km of the Mumbai-Bangalore highway, the hotel is in close proximity to the International Biotech Park and with various multinational corporations such as Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Accenture and IBM located nearby. The hotel is situated approximately 20km from Pune Airport and the railway station. The Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, which hosts several national and international sporting events, is located within the hotel surrounds.

Jean-Michel Cassé, Chief Operating Officer, India and South Asia, AccorHotels, said, “This is our first ibis property to debut in Hinjewadi Phase ll. India is a core expansion market and we are delighted to see the demand for international hospitality brands grow in the country. The key to our development over the last ten years has been the iconic acceptance of the ibis brand by Indian consumers. The launch of ibis Pune Hinjewadi gives us an opportunity to showcase the 18th ibis hotel in the country and highlight AccorHotels’ growing network in the western region.”

With a variety of brands that target multiple sectors, AccorHotels has established a prominent presence in the major cities of Maharashtra. The Group offers an experience to all target groups that ranges from a luxury, upscale, midscale to economy. AccorHotels has eight properties in Maharashtra that includes Sofitel Mumbai BKC, Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach, ibis Mumbai Airport, Novotel Imagica Khopoli, Mercure Lavasa, ibis Navi Mumbai, Novotel Pune & ibis Pune Viman Nagar.

Anant Leekha, General Manager, ibis Pune Hinjewadi, said, “We curate a quality experience for guests at ibis Pune Hinjewadi, and offer well bring at the best price. Being cognizant of the businesses in the area the hotel has two modern and stylish meeting rooms equipped with state-of-the-art conferencing facilities. We also have different food and beverage options, highlighting local cuisine and other favourites on the menu. Fitness enthusiasts can enjoy a total workout at the cardio centre equipped with the latest fitness equipment.”