The Economic Times: January 10, 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: Hilton Worldwide has opened its affordable yet upscale brand of hotel, Hilton Garden Inn at Thiruvananthapuram.
Hilton Garden Inn, Thiruvananthapuram is owned by Muthoot Hotels & Infrastructure Ventures (P) Ltd and managed by Hilton Worldwide. The hotel features 134 guest rooms and suites, Garden Grille all-day restaurant, a bar, outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour fitness centre and 2,600 square feet of conference and events space that can accommodate up to 450 people.
Hilton Worldwide has plans to launch its operations in prime city centre locations across India, according to Guy Hutchinson, vice president, operations - India, Hilton Worldwide. Presently, the Group operates hotels and resorts in Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Chennai, Vadodara, Pune, Goa etc. The Hilton Group is planning projects in Bangalore, Agra and Jaipur.
"The Muthoot Pappachan Group is delighted to partner with Hilton Worldwide, a global leader in the hospitality industry, for its foray into Thiruvananthapuram and the introduction of the Hilton Garden Inn brand in Kerala" said Thomas John Muthoot, chairman and managing director, Muthoot Pappachan Group.
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