Chennai, Jan 15 : ITC Hotels today announced the opening of Welcom Hotel GST Road in Chennai, the heart of Tamil Nadu’s industrial and automobile hub of Mahindra World City. This development blends the familiar with the new-Fortune Select Grand is now Welcom hotel GST Road and it was inaugurated by former Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao.
He said the tourism landscape has immense potential in India as a country, and Tamil Nadu and especially Chennai as the central industrial hub of the south, along with it's legendary historicity and culture. "Tourism is one of the biggest contributor to the city's revenue, and is poised for a greater growth in 2020," he said.
The nine-storeyed hotel with built up area of more than 23,580 sqm has a striking façade that features glazed glass finishing, allowing an abundance of natural daylight to enter all the rooms. Tranquil surroundings, a warm and inviting lobby, exquisite restaurants and 172 well-appointed rooms are some of the facilities that make this one of the most sought after destinations in Chennai.
Anil Chadha, Chief Operating Officer, ITC Hotels, said “the south of India has emerged as a key market in India’s tourism landscape and Chennai is a key gateway city of the southern region with good infrastructure and connectivity that favours Tamil Nadu’s growing potential as a business and MICE destination. We believe that this property on the commercially vibrant GST Road, will attract discerning domestic and international business travellers," he said. (UNI)