Marriott has signed a long-term management agreement with Panchshil for a Ritz-Carlton hotel in Pune, India. Expected to open in September 2019, The Ritz-Carlton, Pune will be the brand's second property in India and is one of three Ritz-Carlton hotels in the pipeline for the country.
"As the luxury hotel industry continues to rapidly evolve globally, we are looking at delivering authentic, destination-specific experiences that are luxurious as well as memorable," said Lisa Holladay, global brand leader for The Ritz-Carlton. "The launch of The Ritz-Carlton, Pune reiterates our focus to further strengthen a market of well-heeled travellers that appreciate our brand's legendary service and memorable experiences."
The Ritz-Carlton, Pune will come with 198 rooms and suites, as well as 36,000sqf of indoor and outdoor banqueting venues, an Indian, Japanese and an all-day dining restaurant, as well as a lounge, spa, fitness facilities, and an exclusive Club Floor with rooftop Club Lounge, where five food and beverage presentations will be served daily.
"The Ritz-Carlton, Pune is designed to be a captivating haven that complements our efforts to craft the city's most refined and luxurious lifestyle destination. We are delighted to collaborate with Marriott International to bring the unique Ritz-Carlton luxury experience to the land of the Maratha's heritage," said Atul Chordia, Chairman, Panchshil Realty Pvt Ltd.