Embassy Group launches its first hotel – Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks in the city
Bangalore, India – August 7th, 2014: Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks, developed by Kelachandra and Embassy Group, was launched today by the Honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri K Siddaramaiah, in the august presence of Shri KJ George, Home Minister – Karnataka, Jitu Virwani, Chairman and Managing Director - Embassy Group; Daniel Welk, Vice President, Operations – India, Hilton Worldwide; and Vikas Sharma, General Manager, Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks. The trendy upscale, full-service hotel is strategically located within the Embassy GolfLinks Business Park, the hub of several Fortune 500 companies.
The hotel features 247 studios and suites that are among the largest in the city. Each guestroom is purpose-built to meet every guest’s needs, from transient business travellers to long-stay guests, offering dedicated living, dining and work areas and a fully-equipped kitchenette. The hotel is minutes away from the Bangalore’s central business district and the city-centre, offering easy access to a variety of shopping and dining destinations.
Jitu Virwani, Chairman and Managing Director of Embassy Group said, “We are delighted to start our hospitality venture with the world’s leading hospitality company – Hilton Worldwide. The combination of the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand and its exceptional service quality along with a location as central as Embassy GolfLinks will ensure that this property is successful and popular with both local guests as well as domestic and international travellers.” Jitu added that, “Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks is our first hospitality venture.”
“Hilton is one of the world’s most recognised names in the hotel industry and we are very excited to expand our portfolio in India, a very important hospitality market for us. Hilton Worldwide entered Bangalore this year and this is our second hotel in the city”, said Daniel Welk, Vice President, Operations India, Hilton Worldwide. “With an exceptional location; distinctive and spacious guest accommodations, complete range of facilities and services for business and recreation and passionate team members dedicated to guest satisfaction, Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks will fast become the first choice of travellers visiting the city”, he added.
Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks offers up a feast for the palette with two restaurants, a lobby bar and a café lounge. Ministry of Food is the all-day global cuisine restaurant that features an exclusive private dining area and a wine table. KLINX is a chic lobby bar and recess is the intimate and welcoming café lounge.
Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks offers 24-hour business services as well as fully-equipped conference and board rooms. The hotel also includes a temperature-controlled outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, a spa and a Kids Play Area. “Business trips will no longer be dull! The team at Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks is focussed upon ensuring that not only are our guests comfortable but their every stay with us is memorable,” said Vikas Sharma, General Manager, Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks.
About Kelachandra Group
With a traceable history of 230 years, the Kelachandra Group is among India’s upcoming private sector business houses with the group now diversifying its business activities across many sectors with interests in Estate & Plantations to Export. As one of India’s leading property developers, the group is headquartered in Bangalore. The Kelachandra Group has a uniquely diverse multi-domain portfolio that covers property development, property management services, estate and plantations, tours and travels, export, manufacturing and infrastructure developer with projects extending across several major cities in South India.
About Embassy Group
Embassy Group is one of the leading property developers in India with a track record of over 28 years in real estate development. Embassy has an extensive land bank across the country and has developed over 35 million sq ft of prime commercial, residential and retail space in India as well as Malaysia and Serbia. Embassy’s portfolio of real estate developments spans the commercial, residential, retail and hospitality segments of the real estate industry. While the commercial real estate business includes the development of business parks for the IT/ITeS sector, SEZs and corporate office space. Embassy’s ongoing residential projects include luxury apartments, villas and integrated townships. Embassy’s residential projects are also designed to obtain IGBC Green Homes gold ratings as part of the efforts towards creating sustainable developments.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of eleven world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,200 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 690,000 rooms in 93 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty programme, Hilton HHonors™.
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