The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts has announced a new addition to the group’s luxury portfolio with the reflagging of Ambience Group’s five-star deluxe hotel in East Delhi. Renamed The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi, the 480-room property offers one of the largest conference and event space in India.
Kempinski Hotels and Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts have mutually agreed to bring the companies’ fruitful 25-year relationship to a close.
The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce the appointment of Charles Morris as the General Manager of its newest property, The Leela Palace Kempinski New Delhi. Prior to joining The Leela, Morris was General Manager of The Peninsula, Bangkok.
The bustling city of Mumbai has been in the spotlight since Shantaram hit the shelves and Slumdog Millionaire burst onto screens, with a number of UK television shows consequently going ‘behind the scenes’ of the slums as a result of the film’s success.
Luxury London shopping destination the Royal Exchange is now home to a lavishly decorated baby Asian elephant, as The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts shows its support for the Elephant Family charity’s Elephant Parade, 2010.
The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts has named Rajiv Kaul president. He will be responsible for spearheading the group’s expansion, with new hotels opening in New Delhi in 2010 and in Chennai in 2011.
Captain C.P. Krishnan Nair, Chairman of The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, has been awarded the Giant International Award for Excellence in ‘Business and Industry’. The award recognises his outstanding contribution to industry over the years.