TGB’s First Budget Hotel TGB Express opened in Ahmedabad
The Grand Bhagwati (TGB), Gujarat’s leading hospitality group announced the launch of TGB Express, its first budget hotel in Maninagar, Ahmedabad and second in the state of Gujarat.
AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT - Strategically located in the prime area near the well known Kankaria Lake, the hotel is aimed at providing pocket-friendly hospitality solutions and services.
The 33 room budget hotel is TGB`s vibrant economy hotel brand, which offers an unmatched blend of comfort, convenience and economy. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Narendra Somani, Chairman & Managing Director, TGB Banquets & Hotels Ltd. said, “The launch of TGB Express in Ahmedabad will enable us to cater to the mid market segment and important business hub that is a nerve centre of the growing economy of the state. This hotel is set to redefine the budget accommodation sector in India”. After the successful launch of TGB Express in Nadiad in October 2013, TGB launched its second property in the Ahmedabad city.
TGB’s Express hotel design concept steers away from conventional budget hotels, which are usually very basic. The hotel has centralised air-conditioned rooms equipped with electronic locks, a 32-inch LCD television with satellite channels, direct-dial telephone including STD facility, tea/coffee maker and comfortable mattresses. Other guest facilities at the hotel include a World Cuisine Restaurant that would offer global vegetarian cuisines, conference and banquet halls with a capacity ranging from 25 to 400 people, a gymnasium, in room dining round the clock, digital safe deposit boxes, as well as Wi-Fi connectivity in the public areas and individual rooms. Adding to the above, Mr. Vijay Gajjar, Managing Director, Hotel Palmlake Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are excited to be associated with TGB and we promise guests a great and comfortable stay with the best value in class”.
The official inauguration of TGB Express done on March 2nd by renowned dignitaries like Shri Pradip Singh Jadeja, Minister, Government of Gujarat, Law and Justice, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs, Param Pujya Dilip Dasji Maharaj of Jagganath Temple, Shri Harin Pathak, MP, Shri Kamlesh Patel, Chairman, Tourism of Corporation Gujarat Ltd., Shri Dharmendra Shah, Chairman, AUDA and Shri Asit Vora, Chairman, Gujarat Subordinate Service Selection Board.
TGB, known across India for its outdoor catering services, gourmet handpicked menus, innovative cuisines and personalized service is now planning to extend its reach outside the state of Gujarat through its 5 Star hotel properties. TGB has 3 properties in Ahmedabad, Surat and Rajkot and, now the group’s next focus is to open 4 luxurious properties in Indore, Nagpur, Jaipur and Udaipur. The company is also expanding its World Cuisine Restaurant & Banquets through the franchise route with outlets opening soon in the major cities across India.
MICE has been one of the fastest growing segments for the TGB group and the steady expansion of the hotels has helped them to capitalize on this growing segment of business. TGB has hosted good number of MICE events in the past and has been awarded as the Best 5 Star MICE facility hotel by Travel & Tourism Fair 2013.