With the opening ITC Royal Gardenia, a Luxury Collection hotel, Starwood has marked the opening of its 150th hotel in the Asia Pacific region. It is also the 8th hotel of Luxury Collection brand in India. The hotel is located in the metropolis of Bengaluru. It houses 292 guest rooms and suites, along with an outdoor pool, tropical gardens, five restaurants and lounges, a state of the art business center and a signature spa.
ITC Royal Gardenia has been built in a way to show the design-thinking of sustainable luxury. This ITC hotel implements research and practices as used in the platinum-rated ITC green Centre in Gurgaon. The hotel uses energy and water efficient plumbing, solar energy, rainwater harvesting system and zero solid waste. These practices will ensure that it remains carbon positive as well as energy neutral.
At the opening of ITC Royal Gardenia, Miguel Ko, Chairman and President of Starwood Hotels & Resorts - Asia Pacific, said that they were excited at opening the 150th Starwood Hotel in the Asia Pacific region. He further added that achieving the long term growth plans of Starwood in the region was great experience and they were pleased in continuing the partnership with ITC Ltd in India. Mr. Miguel further said that the opening of the hotel also strengthened the growth of Luxury Collection hotel brand in a country that is colorful and rich in history and flavors.
The opening of ITC Royal Gardenia marks The Luxury Collection’s 8th hotel in India.
“We are excited to open our 150th Starwood hotel in Asia Pacific with the debut of ITC Royal Gardenia, underscoring Starwood’s long-term strategic growth plans in Asia Pacific,” said Miguel Ko, Chairman and President of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Asia Pacific. “We are also honored to continue our partnership with ITC, opening our eighth Luxury Collection hotel in India. India has our largest footprint of Luxury Collection hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific and this new addition is a demonstration of our commitment to continue to grow the brand in a destination that is so rich in history, culture, colors and flavors.”