Aitken Spence to launch Hotel Atithi, Puducherry
Aitken Spence Hotels and Resorts announced the addition to its
portfolio of hotels in India with the soft opening of Hotel Atithi in
Aitken Spence Hotels is an emerging player in the Indian hospitality
arena already managing two other resorts in India - Poovar Island Resort
situated on the backwaters of Kerela and Barefoot at Havelock in the
Andaman Islands, located on one of the best beaches in Asia, as rated
by the Time magazine. Aitken Spence Hotel Managements (South India) is a
company incorporated for the purpose of development and management of
hotels in South India.
It is envisaged that the company will have around ten hotels under
its portfolio within the next two years. Aitken Spence Hotels is part of
the diversified conglomerate, Aitken Spence PLC.
The company operates over 25 hotels in Sri Lanka, Maldives, India and
Oman. “Aitken Spence is looking forward to the commissioning of Hotel
Atithi and strengthening its presence in the region. We have recruited a
team of young hospitality professionals, majority of whom are from
Aitken Spence has earned a reputation as an exemplary corporate
citizen especially with its commitment to corporate social
initiatives and is committed to respect and nurture the culture and
traditions of the people of Puducherry,” Deputy Chairman and Managing
Director of Aitken Spence, J M S Brito said.
Hotel Atithi offers 60 rooms including superior rooms and suites. The
rooms are equipped with LCD TV, tea/coffee makers and writing desk with
easy WiFi access. Hotel Atithi offers multi cuisine restaurants. Hotel
Atithi is equipped with a grand banquet facility with a capacity to
accommodate 300 guests.