Pride Hotels Limited (the “Company”), which operates and manages a chain of hotels in India for business travellers, has announced that The Pride Hotel, Chennai, is fully operational now with 115 rooms (59 Deluxe rooms, 33 Superior rooms, 18 Executive rooms and 5 Suites), coffee shop, restaurant and two banquet halls.
Catering to the business executives at the middle and senior management levels, The Pride Hotel, Chennai, is located at a distance of about three kilometres from Mount Road, which is one of the main business centres in Chennai. The property is spread over land admeasuring 9,904.25 sq. ft along with hotel building of 80,000 sq. ft. comprising ground plus ten floors. The car parking and other amenities is spread over land admeasuring 4,147.5 sq. ft.
The Pride Hotel, Chennai, presently has two food and beverage outlets, The Treat and Casablanca. The Treat is a 24 hours coffee shop, which serves breakfast and varied food and beverage items. Casablanca is a fine dining restaurant, which serves a variety of cuisines including Indian and Continental accompanied with live music performance. The Pride Hotel, Chennai has two banquet halls. The individual capacity of each banquet hall is as under: Pavilion (1,612 sq. ft.) — 150-175 people; Senate (510) sq. ft. — 35-50 people. The Hotel also has a board room admeasuring 190 sq. ft., which can accommodate 10-15 people for small meetings.
Mr. S. P. Jain, Managing Director, Pride Hotels Limited, said, “With the Pride Hotel, Chennai, becoming fully operational, we have commenced the implementation of a multi-pronged expansion and growth strategy for the south Indian market. The average occupancy and average rate per hotel room in Chennai has been growing steadily over the years. We are also exploring the possibilities of leveraging our expertise and experience in tapping opportunities in marketing and managing hotels owned by others.”
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