Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) announced the opening of its brand new hotel in the city – Fairfield by Marriott, Lucknow. This hotel is the second Marriott property to launch in Lucknow after the ‘Renaissance Lucknow’ which opened in September 2015. The Fairfield by Marriott brand is a leader in the moderate-tier category, and caters to value minded, momentum seeking travelers. The brand’s objective is to define hospitality at its best by offering relaxing spaces, natural décor and comfort home-food. Fairfield aims to restore and rejuvenate guests mentally and physically, so that they can achieve the most optimum performance.
Sharing his thoughts on this opening, Neeraj Govil, Market Vice-President, South Asia, Marriott International Inc. said ‘‘We are excited to bring the Fairfield by Marriott brand to North India, we believe the market is ideal for a brand like Fairfield which sets the standards of delivering a reliable hotel experience at a great value. With the opening of this hotel we continue to strengthen our position in Lucknow. This hotel will help us gain a formidable presence in the market, along with providing a strategic advantage of having a multi-brand presence in the city.”
Located in the business hub of Lucknow, The Fairfield by Marriott, Lucknow offers the largest room inventory in the city with 222 rooms. The hotel will have an all-day dining restaurant – ‘Kava’ which will serve authentic Indian and Western cuisine in both, buffet and a la carte options. There is also the ‘Kava Bar’; offering a blended mix of cocktails/ mocktails and fine spirits and a ‘24/7 Market’ where one can shop for an assortment of drinks and snacks. In addition the hotel has both banqueting and meeting room facilities with modern technology, a well-equipped business centre and a fitness centre with a view on the top floor.
In view of an increasing demand for quality mid-range accommodation, Marriott International further expands its footprint into the moderate tier hotel segment in Asia with 13 Fairfield by Marriott hotels signed in India and additional properties signed in Nepal and Indonesia.