India gets its first InterContinental resort in Chennai
ETW Staff – Mumbai
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the opening of InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort in India. The resort will join InterContinental Mumbai Marine Drive to be the second hotel under the company’s luxury portfolio in India. Located 30 km from Chennai International Airport, InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram is a 105 room resort offering a full range of facilities and amenities to guests, including an outdoor swimming pool, a fully-equipped health club and a spa.
Shantha de Silva, head- South West Asia, IHG said, “The opening of InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort marks an important milestone in IHG’s journey in India. Chennai is a city that boasts of the perfect mix of diversity and culture with a glossy layer of cosmopolitan glamour. Whether for a leisure break, an intimate wedding or a romantic getaway, our newest property in Chennai will offer unrivalled facilities and access to many cultural opportunities of one of the country’s biggest cities.”
The hotel offers three gourmet dining options which includes; The Melting Pot with three live kitchens that serves the best in European, South Asian and Peninsular Indian cuisine, a Chinese Specialty Restaurant, Tao Of Peng & Lounge Bar,The resorts expansive and versatile indoor and outdoor venues are ideal for conferences, meetings, and special occasions such as wedding celebrations.
Vijai Singh, general manager, InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort said, “The InterContinental brand is trusted around the world for its superior service which guests have come to know and appreciate. InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort will be one of the first five star beach resorts on the east coast of India and is sure to offer unforgettable memories to guests visiting the city.”