Pune, November 27, 2015: Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces and Paranjape Schemes (Construction) Ltd today announced the opening of The Gateway Hotel Hinjawadi Pune.This is the first Gateway branded hotel in the city of Pune. PSC Pacific, a Paranjape Schemes (Construction) Ltd. venture owns this property which is operated by Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces.
Gateway Hotel Hinjawadi Pune is conveniently located in the heart of the Information Technology Corridor of Pune and off the Pune - Mumbai Highway. The hotel is easily accessible from the industrial areas of PCMC, Talegaon and is 45 minutes away from Chakan MIDC.
Commenting on the opening, Mr. Farhat Jamal, Senior Vice President -Operations (West India) & Africa, Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces said, “We are happy to bring the Taj brand of hospitality to a second location in Pune. The Gateway Hotel is the full service upscale brand of the Group. We are excited to be present in new emerging locations like Hinjawadi”
“The launch of The Gateway Hotel Hinjawadi Pune is a significant milestone as we foray into the hospitality industry. We are delighted to partner with the Taj Group.” said Mr. Shashank Paranjape, Managing Director, Paranjape Schemes (Construction) Limited.
The Gateway Hotel Hinjawadi Pune features 150 spacious rooms including 6 suites. The contemporary rooms have a sleek and minimalistic design.
Guests can indulge in a cosmopolitan mix of international cuisine and authentic regional home-style delicacies at the all-day diner Buzz, savour contemporary Chinese and Thai cuisine at the Sian which will open soon or relax over a few drinks at Swirl the cocktail lounge bar. For the wellness seekers, Buzz offers an Active Foods Menu.
As a part of the unique regional cuisine offering, The Gateway Hotel Hinjawadi offers Maharashtra’s Varhadi cuisine at Buzz. The Varhadi cuisine inspired menu includes Varan, Metkut – a powdered mixture of several lentils and a variety of vegetarian dishes. Varhadi cuisine offers an extremely balanced diet, low in fats and cholesterol.
The deli offers an exquisite selection of short eats, active chocolates, customized options of cakes, pastries and creatively presented desserts.
For those in search of rest and relaxation, guests are able to retreat to the tranquil sanctity of the Spa@Gateway or pamper themselves at the hands of our talented salon experts. From holistic treatments to scrubs, wraps and massages, the spa has a variety of signature experiences to choose from. They combine the essence of traditional wellness and therapeutic experiences using exclusive natural products. Guests can also enjoy a beautiful sunset from the roof top swimming pool and workout in a fully equipped Fitness Centre.
Meetings & Events
The Gateway Hotel Hinjawadi Pune offers more than 5500 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and event facilities. The high tech video-conferencing facilities, integrated digital audio systems and soundproofing ensure that every conference is special. The pillar less ballroom with its seventeen feet high ceiling makes it the perfect venue for product launches and elegant social events. With a pre-function space with natural light filtering in, an exclusive entry for banquet guests and the ballroom opening onto landscaped area, the hotel is just the right address for stylish conferences and soirees.
Guests can discover the charms of the old city of Pune with a specially curated Heritage and Food Walk. The sports enthusiast can engage in a quick game of Golf at the Blue Ridge Golf Course.
“We are eagerly looking forward to welcoming guests to The Gateway Hotel Hinjawadi Pune. The hotel is an ideal option for business travellers as well as guests looking for successful conferences. A unique offering would be the availability of night conferences considering the timing of the IT and BPO industry, a first in the city. ” said Mr. Albert Rebello, General Manager, The Gateway Hotel Hinjawadi Pune.
About Paranjape Schemes (Construction) Ltd
Paranjape Schemes (Construction) Ltd is an ever evolving real estate company which channels the spirit of a modern and innovative India. The company hopes to revolutionize the concept of integrated retirement housing in India.
Paranjape Schemes (Construction) Ltd has delivered over 160 projects. The total saleable area of real estate developed by the company till date is 15.33 million square feet out of which 12.99 million square feet is residential and 2.34 million square feet is non-residential (commercial) area. Paranjape Schemes works in a full spectrum of real estate business. The company’s portfolio of projects is diversified across various customer segments, including premium, middle income, redevelopment, senior living and affordable housing. Paranjape Schemes has also entered into SEZ’s and Township projects.
About The Gateway Hotels and Resorts:
The Gateway Hotels & Resorts is a full service upscale hospitality brand in the South Asia region and a part of the Taj Group of Hotels. Designed for the modern nomad, Gateway provides consistent, courteous and crisp service for business and leisure travellers seeking contemporary and refreshing experiences. Keeping in mind those looking for comfort, familiarity and flexibility, the hotels & resorts are divided into 8 zones – Enter, Stay, Hangout, Meet, Work, Workout, Unwind and Explore. 24/7 services such as 24/7 breakfast, 24/7 ‘active studio’ and 24/7 laundry are all designed to cater to guests round-the-clock. Gateway provides welcome perfection through an unrivalled network and innovative cuisine offerings like ‘active food’ – superfoods and low glycemic index foods for the health conscious; regional home-style cuisine; ‘eat-in’ – refreshed in-room dining menus and ‘wake up’ - buffet breakfasts with a range of healthy and indulgent options. Flexible, dynamic and warm service, ‘in-room yoga’ amenities and ‘explore’ packages all make The Gateway Hotels & Resorts sanctuaries that refresh, refuel and renew.
About Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces
Established in 1901, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 97 hotels in 61 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. For over a century, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the iconic flagship has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house.
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