Ginger Hotel, the chain of Smart Basics hotels from Roots Corporation Limited, today launched its very first hotel inMumbai, located on Mahakali Caves Road, Andheri. Raymond Bickson, MD and CEO, Indian Hotels Company Limited inaugurated the 116-room hotel that will cater predominantly to business travellers in the country’s financial hub.
Commenting on the Ginger Hotels’s foray in Mumbai, Raymond Bickson,MD and CEO, Indian Hotels Company Limited said, “The Indian hospitality sector offers an immense growth potential for comfortable and hygienic accommodation at affordable pricing. The company, working in association with Prof. C.K. Prahalad, identified this opportunity in India much in advance of the industry, and thus conceived India’s first chain of no-frills, “Smart Basics” hotels. We are proud that Ginger Hotels has successfully set a high benchmark in the limited service hotel segment in India.”
The 116-room hotel in Mumbai has individually air-conditioned rooms equipped with electronic locks, a work area, and a 26-inch LCD television with satellite channels, direct-dial telephone including STD facility, mini-fridge and tea/coffee maker. Located within close proximity of the domestic and international airports, the export zone SEEPZ and the industrial hub MIDC, the Ginger Hotel in Andheri is well connected to the Western and Central suburbs of Mumbai.
Prabhat Pani, Chief Executive Officer & Director, Roots Corporation Limited said, “The launch of Ginger Hotel in Mumbai is a significant milestone in the hotels’ expansion plans. Ginger’s first hotel at Andheri is a small step in strengthening our presence in commercial capital of Mumbai, thus catering to the evolving needs of the business travellers in this large metro.”
Ginger Hotels, with a presence of twenty six hotels across the country with Mumbai being the most recent one, has business travellers as their main focus. Ginger Hotels is built around the unique concept of Smart Basics that provides intelligent, thought-out facilities to meet the key needs of travellers, at affordable prices. Smart Basics signifies simplicity, convenience, informality, style, warmth, modernity and affordability, along with warmth and modernity in its approach to product design.