The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts partners with Jaipur Literature Festival 2022
Hosts the Writers’ Ball at The Leela Palace Jaipur
Jaipur, 16th March, 2022 - The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts partnered with the 15th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2022 for a noteworthy celebration of Indian heritage, art, culture, and tradition that both brands truly exemplify.
The Leela is the epitome of true Indian hospitality imbued with a distinct aesthetic that celebrates the essence of India and is rooted in its offering of India’s rich heritage to the world. The brand promises to delight each guest by curating authentic and desirable experiences. While JLF, year on year brings together a diverse mix of the world’s greatest minds from various fields and genres to express and engage in thoughtful conversations.
As a part of the brand association, The Leela Palace Jaipur extended its warm hospitality at the Author’s Lounge at the event. The showcase at JLF also included a curated session by The Leela with Ayaan Ali Bangash, Ambi Subramaniam and Shekhar Ravjiani, in conversation with Sadhana Rao at The Mughal Tent. The maestros’ knowledge and skill of Indian classical music shone light upon varied and intriguing aspects of the tradition of the Ragas, all while enthralling the audience completely.
The Leela Palace Jaipur also hosted an interaction on March 12th with Shunali Khullar Shroff in conversation with fashion designer Anavila Misra in its enriching environs. In a scintillating discussion, the two talked about the importance of sustainability in fashion and the changing designs and practices of modern clothing.
Ensuring a glorious end to the festivities, The Leela Palace Jaipur formed the stunning backdrop for the coveted Writers’ Ball on 14th March. The glitterati from the literary world celebrated the culmination of a very successful Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 with gusto amidst engaging conversations, stimulating dialogue, live wire entertainment by Rajasthan Josh and a delectable culinary journey. With prominent personalities, including Shobha De, Vir Sanghvi, Remo Fernandes, Abhijeet Banerjee, William Dalrymple, Namita Gokhale Sanjoy K Roy amongst others, the rendezvous was clearly a star-studded evening.
Commenting on the Jaipur Literature Festival association, Mr. Anuraag Bhatnagar, Chief Operating Officer, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resort, said, “The Leela brand celebrates the essence of India and the richness within. The Jaipur Literature Festival is a prestigious event that has over the years found a pride of place in not just the country but the global social and cultural calendar, providing a platform for an evocative exchange of ideas and generating meaningful dialogue. We are extremely delighted to be a partner for Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 to support and celebrate the passion and the spirit that resonates with our discerning guests.”
Voted as the World’s Best Hotel Brand by Travel + Leisure USA World’s Best Awards 2021 and 2020, the brand keeps its guests at the centre of everything it does and is committed to providing them with authentic and transformative experiences with the warmth of Indian hospitality.
About The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts
Headquartered in Mumbai, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is owned by a Brookfield Asset Management-sponsored private real estate fund and operates eleven award-winning properties in major cities and leisure destinations across India. These include the flagship hotel in the capital city of New Delhi, Bengaluru, Bhartiya City Bengaluru, Chennai, Udaipur, Jaipur, Gurugram, East Delhi, Goa, Mumbai and Gandhinagar. The Leela celebrates each hotel through its unique location, art, culture and cuisine with thoughtful services, celebratory rituals and immersive experiences. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts was twice voted the World’s Best Hotel Brand by Travel + Leisure USA World’s Best Awards 2021 and 2020. The brand is well poised to embrace the next phase in its growth trajectory with upcoming projects which include business hotels in Hyderabad. An epitome of true Indian luxury hospitality, The Leela is committed to providing guests with unforgettable stays in settings that capture the essence of India. The brand has a marketing alliance with US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance.