There is one more feather in the cap of The Leela group of hotels. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts voted Number 7 among Top 20 Hotel Brands in the World.The Leela group has received top rankings on quality, location, service, restaurants, and value offered by its properties, three years in a row. The global reader’s survey was conducted by Travel + Leisure USA. The award shows that The Leela group is far ahead in maintaining a global standard which is preffered by leisure travellers.
It maybe noted that The Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards survey is one of the most prestigious in the travel and hospitality industry. It is a worldwide survey where discerning travellers hand-pick and rate, among other things, their experiences with hotel brands. The World’s Best Hotels Awards will be published in the August edition of Travel + leisure. It is worth mentioning that, The Leela has from a single hotel at the edge of Mumbai to a collection of unique properties, which have redefined luxury hospitality across India right from its inception.
Rajiv Kaul, president – The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts said: “We are proud to be recognised among the Top 10 World’s Best Hotel brands, for the 3rd consecutive year, and we thank our discerning guests and readers of Travel + Leisure for conveying their appreciation. These achievements further reaffirm our commitment to providing our guests with personalized service from the heart and making every guest stay a memorable Leela experience.”
The Leela group is known for exclusive World class hospitality. In a short span of three decades, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, founded by Late Chairman Captain CP Krishnan Nair, has grown from one hotel to a network of nine world-class luxury hotels spread across key destinations in India.
Future expansion plans:
The Leela group has extensive plans to expand in the country and overseas through management contracts.Their upcoming projects include a resort in Jaipur, a palace hotel in Agra where every room will face the Taj Mahal, and business hotels in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
About The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts
The Leela group established in 1986, owned by Hotel Leela venture Ltd, a publicly listed company. It has been recognized for its unique identity among the world’s leading hotels. The group has received numerous accolades by prestigious publications and industry groups around the globe, over the last three decades. The group owns and operates nine award-winning properties in major cities and magical leisure destinations across India. These properties include the flagship in the capital city of New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurgaon, East Delhi, Goa, Udaipur and Kovalam Beach, Kerala. The group has a marketing alliance with US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, Geneva, Switzerland.
Author: Sitaram Mewati
Award winning journalist