Oakwood Asia Pacific set to launch in Hyderabad, India

Oakwood Asia Pacific set to launch in Hyderabad, India

Oakwood Asia Pacific, which manages some of the finest serviced apartments for business and leisure travellers, announced earlier the upcoming opening of Oakwood Residence serviced apartments in Hyderabad, India, which will be managed by Hoshang Garivala.

With Oakwood being an established leader in the serviced apartment industry in India, Oakwood Residence Kapil Hyderabad will provide fully equipped private apartments with full facilities and amenities, such as fully equipped kitchens, state-of-the-art wi-fi and Internet connections, 24-hour customer service with security and CCTV surveillance, fully equipped fitness centre, swimming pool and meeting facilities.

Centrally located in Gachibowli, a major IT suburb of Hyderabad, and the city’s new financial district, the property is just 30 minutes away from the Hyderabad International Airport and the city centre.

The 158 fully furnished and serviced apartment units feature contemporary designs. Six of the units are duplex apartments providing additional space and privacy.

“We are truly excited to open another Oakwood-branded property in a new city in the Indian market,” said Dean Schreiber, managing director of Oakwood Asia Pacific.

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“Hyderabad is ranked the second-best city for doing business in India, and the fourth-best city to live in, in India.

“Because of its strategic location, the city has grown quickly into a major business and IT hub, where we are confident that we will provide yet another world-class accommodation option for our customers.”

Hoshang Garivala, named general manager of Oakwood Residence Kapil Hyderabad, joined Oakwood in January 2011 as general manager of Oakwood Residence Naylor Road Pune.

In March 2011 he was given concurrent responsibility as general manager of Oakwood Premier Pune and held these roles till his recent re-assignment.

“We are extremely pleased to have someone of Hoshang’s calibre to transfer to our new property,” said Michael Price, director of operations, Oakwood Asia Pacific, South Asia and Southeast Asia.

“His knowledge of the company and his proven track record will be fully leveraged to ensure that we set the property on the right footing to achieve the high standards that he established in his previous roles”.

Oakwood Residence Kapil Hyderabad is the company’s 28th Oakwood-branded property across 17 cities in Asia.