American Hotel Chain G6 Hospitality LLC Opens 1st Property In India
Already an established brand in USA, G6 Hospitality LLC opened its first property in Zirakpur, Punjab in partnership with domestic company Auromatrix Holdings
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US-based G6 Hospitality LLC and domestic company Auromatrix holdings have announced opening the former's first property under international brand 'Hotel 6' in India at Zirakpur, Punjab on the outskirts of Chandigarh. 'Hotel 6' Chandigarh, Zirakpur, is a 175 room hotel spread over 6 floors. 'Hotel 6' was ranked as one of the ten top hotel companies in the USA in 2015.
The details of the formal launch of 'Hotel 6' were shared with media by the top management from both the companies. These included Kumar Sitaraman, Chairman, Auromatrix Holdings, Rob Palleschi, CEO, G6 Hospitality LLC, USA , Mike McGeehan, CDO, G6 Hospitality LLC, USA.
The hotel is located along the NH-22 (Chandigarh -Ambala) in Zirakpur. "In January2017, Auromatrix entered into a development partnership with G6 for India. As an outcome of the partnership, Auromatrix has unveiled the first Hotel property in India, the 'Hotel 6' Chandigarh, Zirakpur," Sitaraman said.
Plans are on to open forward-looking 'Hotel 6' properties at Tier I, II and emerging cities across India, he said. The India partnership aims to add 30-40 G6 hotels in a period of 5 years, he said.
Hotel 6 is a brand of the US based G6 Hospitality LLC. G6 Hospitality LLC owns 3 iconic American brands Motel 6, Studio 6 and Hotel 6. The first Motel 6 was opened to public in 1962 in Santa Barbara, California, McGeehan said.
Since then, the company has grown in the regions of USA and Canada and today, their portfolio comprises around 1,600 hotels across USA, Canada and Mexico, he said. The Hotel 6 brand was launched by G6 for International markets and is undergoing development in Latin America, and now in India,said Palleschi.