AccorHotels and Cyberabad Convention Centre Private Limited (a Joint Venture between Telangana State Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Ltd – TSIIC Ltd and Emaar Properties PJSC, Dubai), today announced the renewal of their agreement for the management of the Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre and the Hyderabad International Convention Centre. This follows the successful completion of a ten-year commitment to manage and operate the 287-room hotel and the 15-acre state-of-the-art convention facility in Hyderabad.
Both facilities operate in a complementary yet distinctive manner, guided by Novotel’s brand promise of meeting the needs of everyone, anywhere and anytime. Cyberabad Convention Centre and AccorHotels also announced a refurbishment programme for the hotel and the convention centre to build on the complex’s current position as South Asia’s most recognizable and modern convention facility.
Located in Hyderabad’s IT and Business district, Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre is a 45 minutes’ drive from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. The hotel is connected to South Asia’s finest and truly world-class, purpose-built venue renowned for its operational excellence and world class convention facilities, the Hyderabad International Convention Centre. The Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre is spread over 15 acres with 287 rooms to offer a resort-like ambience with an outdoor pool, lawns and rejuvenation facilities.
This announcement comes on the heels of the tenth anniversary of Novotel in India. Novotel today enjoys a strong presence with 13 hotels located in key cities across the country. Based on AccorHotels’ current expansion plans, the brand is poised for significant growth over the next few years and is at the cornerstone of AccorHotels’ India development pipeline with another 14 new Novotel expected to open over the next few years.
AccorHotels is the leader in operating convention centres and meeting spaces in India with over 500,000 square-feet of convention space under management. Alongside the Hyderabad International Convention Centre, AccorHotels also manages the Lavasa International Convention Centre, and later this year, will also start operations of the Jaipur Exhibition & Convention Centre (JECC). Adding to its MICE portfolio is the Pullman and Novotel New Delhi Aerocity with 40,000 square meeting of conventions space and the Novotel Kolkata Hotel & Residences with another 30,000 square feet.
Amit Jain, Director, Cyberabad Convention Centre said, “Hyderabad is characterised by state-of-the-art infrastructure growth, increased business activity led by strong IT/ITES presence and emerging sector such as education and pharmaceuticals. We take pride in being a part of this growth and in giving the city a world-class convention facility with the Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre. We see great value in our association with AccorHotels and look forward to continued growth particularly in the MICE area.”
“Together with the Government of Telangana, and Emaar Properties PJSC, we have strategic and committed partners. With the Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre and Hyderabad International Convention Centre, we have established a world-class joint facility in Hyderabad and one that arguably, is South Asia’s finest,” said Jean- Michel Casse, Senior Vice President, Operations, AccorHotels India.
Neil Paterson, General Manager, Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre and Hyderabad International Convention Centre, said, “Our focus on structured and seamless event execution replete with meticulous planning has allowed us to successfully position HICC as a premium convention and meetings destination. Featuring world class infrastructure and conferencing facilities, combined with the warmth and personalization of our staff, HICC is undoubtedly a best-in-class MICE location and a clearly differentiated proposition from other dual hotel and convention developments.”
Novotel is the midscale hotel brand of AccorHotels, the world’s leading hotel operator, present in 92 countries with nearly 3,600 hotels and 170,000 employees. Novotel’s consistently high standard of service contributes to the wellbeing of both business and leisure travelers: think spacious, modular-design guestrooms, balanced cuisine available 24/7, excellent meeting facilities, attentive staff, dedicated children’s areas and rejuvenating wellness facilities. With PLANET 21, AccorHotels’ sustainable development program, Novotel commits itself to the planet! To meet today’s challenging environmental and social issues, the brand has chosen to rely on a world renowned environmental certification, ISO 14001. Novotel offers more than 400 hotels and resorts in 60 countries, situated in the center of major international cities from business districts to tourist destinations. More information at: www.novotel.com
ACCORHOTELS IN INDIA
In India, AccorHotels operates a network of 7 distinctive brands underpinned by operational excellence, while embracing its European heritage. With 38 hotels across key destinations in the country, AccorHotels is uniquely placed as the only international hotel group with brands that pan across all segments from luxury to budget.
As the leader in operating hotels and convention centres, AccorHotels currently manages the Hyderabad International Convention Centre and Lavasa International Convention Centre Additionally, AccorHotels add the Jaipur Exhibition & Convention Centre in its portfolio towards the later part of this year to support the growing MICE market segment.
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