Marriott International Inc. today announced it has signed an agreement with Turnstone Realty LLP (Medallion Group) to bring Courtyard by Marriott to the city of Mohali in Punjab. Located in the heart of the commercial hub, the new 130-room Courtyard by Marriott Mohali is expected to offer business travelers a continually elevated experience that meets the generational shift in how our guests work and travel today.
“Northern India is evolving at a rapid pace, and we want to be a partner in this growth story, said Ranju Alex, Area Vice President, South Asia, Marriott International. We are thrilled to be expanding Courtyard by Marriott to new and convenient business hubs across India and in places such as Mohali, which has witnessed exponential growth as the premier commercial and IT center of Punjab. We believe this new hotel, once opened, will meet the demands of the next generation global business travelers with its innovative technology combined with style and comfort.”.
Sharing his thoughts on the signing Mr. Gulzar Inder Singh – MD, Turnstone Realty LLP (Medallion Group) said “We at the Medallion Group are pleased to collaborate with Marriott International to bring the globally-renowned Courtyard by Marriott brand to Mohali. We are confident that this project will help position Mohali as a global business and entertainment hub in the recent times to come.”
Additionally, Mr. Amar Prabhu Goyal- MD, Turnstone Realty LLP (Medallion Group) commented – “By partnering with Marriott International our aim is to offer our guests a high-quality product paired with smart and efficient service. While this collaboration addresses strategic business opportunities in Mohali, it will also help create many direct and indirect job opportunities for the youth of the region, that are integral to our overall growth and expansion plans.”
Courtyard by Marriott Mohali is located approximately 15 minutes from the Chandigarh International Airport. Its ideal location in the heart of the bustling city gives travelers easy access to the business district which offers exciting restaurants, bars, and shops. The hotel is expected to be in close proximity to the famous Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, known as one of the best cricket grounds in the country. Maintained under the watchful eye of Mr. Gulzar Inder Singh as President of the Punjab Cricket Association, it is one of the most iconic places to see in Mohali. From temples to amusement parks, gardens, lakes, and sanctuaries, the city has everything to engage and delight a traveler.
Accentuating contemporary design that encompasses comfort and functionality, the hotel is anticipated to feature 130 smart and spacious rooms and suites. Each room will be fitted out with thoughtful amenities to help guests stay connected, productive, and comfortable while on the road. The hotel is slated to offer three contemporary dining option outlets, including an all-day dining restaurant with a semi-open kitchen, a bakery, and a lively Café & Bar. Additional design plans call for an outdoor pool and a fitness center featuring cardiovascular equipment. Courtyard by Marriott Mohali is also expected to feature 600 square meters of versatile meeting and function space including two meeting rooms, making it ideal for business meets and social gatherings.
Courtyard by Marriott is the trailblazing brand with the largest global footprint of hotels within Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands and Courtyard by Marriott Mohali is expected to complement Marriott International’s existing portfolio of brands in India, which includes 131 hotels across 16 brands.