Carlson Hotels plans to expand its luxury Regent Hotels and Resorts brand through franchising in India.
Carlson Hotels plans to expand its luxury Regent Hotels and Resorts brand through franchising in India. The company has recently signed a contract with the Indian partner Pioneer Urban Land and Infrastructure to build ‘The Regent’ in Gurgaon.
"The Regent brand has strong historical roots in Asia. With this new property, Regent will now have a total of nine properties in the region, including three in operation, and six contract projects," said Hubert Joly, President and CEO of Carlson.
The Regent Gurgaon will feature 160 luxurious guestrooms and suites lavishly designed to emphasise the contemporary elegance of the hotel. It will be operational by the end of 2013.
"While Gurgaon is rapidly becoming the regional headquarters for many multinational companies and emerging as a technology centre, the city still has a limited supply of internationally branded hotels," said Manish Periwal, Chairman and Managing Director, Pioneer Urban Land and Infrastructure Ltd.
The property will also include a spa sanctuary for guests to enjoy therapeutic and relaxing treatments. Other hotel amenities include an intimate and sophisticated restaurant featuring a wide range of high quality wines and cigars, state-of-the-art ballroom and boardroom.The Regent Gurgaon is the latest expansion of the Regent brand globally with several other properties which are under development in Thailand, Qatar, Croatia, Abu Dhabi, Mayalsia, Maldives, Philippines and Puerto Rico by the name of ‘The Regent’. All are scheduled to open within the next three years.