AccorHotels strengthens footprint in South India with the launch of Grand Mercure Mysuru
Bangalore, India, July 12, 2016 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - AccorHotels and Brigade Group, Bangalore announced the opening of Grand Mercure Mysuru in South India’s popular growing tourist destination, Mysuru. Set in the historical city’s heartland, north of the majestic Mysore Palace, the hotel boasts 146 contemporary rooms and suites. The Grand Mercure Mysuru is located on the legendary New Sayaji Rao Road that witnesses the world-famous Dasara procession. The hotel features a viewing gallery on the sixth floor that overlooks the Dasara processional pathway, giving guests the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive view of the magnificent festivities, the city is globally renowned for.
Commenting on the launch, Jean-Michel Cassé, Senior Vice President, Operations, AccorHotels India said, “The opening of Grand Mercure Mysuru adds to AccorHotels’ strategic growth in the region. We have a strong presence in Karnataka, with six properties under the Grand Mercure, Novotel, ibis and Formule1 brands in Bengaluru. With the launch of Grand Mercure Mysuru, we have further strengthened our foothold in the state and expanded our presence in Southern India. The Grand Mercure Mysuru will be the epitome of our vision, combining rich local traditions with renowned French touches to deliver a fresh perspective on world-class service.”
M.R.Jaishankar, Chairman & Managing Director, Brigade Group, said, “Mysuru has been an established tourist destination where art and culture contributed significantly to the growth of the city. We are excited to reveal a new luxury landmark in the heart of this city. With our diverse portfolio of accommodation, dining destinations and meeting spaces, we are set to define new standards in the hospitality industry to cater to the city’s growing tourism and business activities.”
Guests can enjoy and experience the strong local connection of Mysuru and Karnataka’s culture and heritage. The vibrant interior décor gives one a taste of the celebrated Royalty of Mysuru with contemporary style. The chandeliers displayed exude a holistic and soulful concept of ‘bringing stories to life’ at the hotel. The philosophy of embracing the local culture and traditions is further reflected in the names of the hotel’s restaurants, delicatessen, meeting rooms and banqueting facilities.
Inspired by Mysuru’s rich culinary legacy, guests can feast on an extensive selection of cuisines at the hotel’s four restaurants and bar. Deli Shop, a delicatessen at the lobby, serves the finest bakery and confectionary creations by talented chefs paired with an array of Indian coffees. La Uppu, a 24-hour multi-cuisine restaurant with an option of indoor and al-fresco seating, serves an eclectic mix of global cuisine and local delicacies. Silk Bar, by its name narrates a story of the famous silk in Mysuru and serves a mix of single malts, cocktails, mocktails, spirits and wines. By the blue, the rooftop restaurant which overlooks the pool, serves North Indian gourmet dishes.
The hotel also features a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a terrace pool, kids play area and a spa to rejuvenate the mind and body.
About Grand Mercure
Grand Mercure is an upscale network of hotels and apartments combining rich local traditions with renowned French touches to deliver a fresh perspective on world-class service. Grand Mercure is a cultural touchstone in each destination, capturing guests’ imagination and bringing local stories to life. Operating in Asia Pacific for almost 20 years, the Grand Mercure brand is uniquely adapted to each market, launching Grand Mercure Mei Jue in China and Grand Mercure Maha Cipta in Indonesia, with further expansion planned in Latin America and the Middle East – countries where there is a greater demand for hotels that truly understand the different expectations of their guests and can help guests ‘discover a new authentic’. The Grand Mercure network consists of 45 hotels worldwide with 39 hotels in Asia Pacific. Grand Mercure is a brand of AccorHotels, the world’s leading hotel operator with 3900 hotel and over 190,000 employees in 92 countries.Source: Accor Greater China