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Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre wins HICSA Hotel of the Decade, Mid-Market Hotel

May 1, 2014 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Marking its 10th Anniversary, HICSA (Hotel Investment Conference South Asia) presented the First Hotels of the Decade Awards, rewarding outstanding accomplishment and celebrating excellence by recognizing the very best and the most iconic hotels built in the last decade. 

unnamed (9)Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre (NHCC) managed by Accor (the world’s leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam) was awarded the HICSA award under the Best Hotel of the Decade in the Mid-Market.

Hotels were selected on the basis of a range of criteria including their unique selling points, how they had shaped their competitive market since opening and social and eco-sensitive initiatives.

The win marked yet another key milestone by the hotel as they received the award for Best Mixed-Used Property Hotel at the 2nd Annual Hotel Build India Awards presented by ITP Publishing Group India & Hotelier India. The award was presented in recognition of the work undertaken by Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre as a mixed use property for residential and convention purposes.

NHCC with its unrivalled ambiance, restaurants and rooms met the expectations of both national and international guests. Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), the first purpose-built convention centre in India has been able to drive MICE business in the region, thereby fuelling economic growth and business.

Novotel is the midscale hotel brand of Accor, and offers consistently high standards of service to ensure the wellbeing of both business and leisure travelers. Contemporary in concept, the Novotel network stretches to nearly 400 hotels across 60 countries worldwide. Novotel is a leader in the MICE and family sectors, a pioneer in sustainability and one of the most renowned midscale hotel brands in the world.

With the growing MICE sector in India, Accor is in a continual process of upgrading its MICE facilities and providing world-class locations for meetings and conferences in key destinations.  Currently, Accor operates 25 hotels and 2 convention centres across India, and by the end of 2015, Accor is expected to have approximately 50 hotels in operation.

Asia Pacific is the fastest growing part of the world and India is an important part of Accor’s growth strategy. Accor strengthens its brand recognition across the network through the positioning of all of its brands as “Born in France, Made in India”. The group continues be the leader in operating convention centres across India with the current management of South Asia’s largest and finest, the Hyderabad International Convention Centre, and the Lavasa International Convention Centre.

Mr. Peter Frawley, General Manager Delegate Accor AP Hotels and Goa Hotel Operations said, “The recognition from HICSA marks another key win for Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre following our recent recognition for Best Mixed-Used Property Hotel at the Hotel Build India Awards. We are very pleased to receive the award and it is indeed a moment of great pride and joy for the hotel to be recognized with such a high accolade.”

“The hotel strives to enhance customer service experience and we will do our best to continue our goal to work towards driving service excellence in the hospitality industry.”

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