Viewers Vote India’s Most Acclaimed Hotel as the ‘Best Luxury Hotel’ & Its French-Italian Restaurant, Le Cirque as the ‘Best Restaurant International Cuisine’.
INDORE – 20 June 2014 - Recognizing the service excellence and highest standards of guest experience, The Leela Palace New Delhi has been voted as the ‘Best Luxury Hotel’ in India, by CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards 2014. Competing with the finest restaurants in the country, Le Cirque, Asia’s first outpost of internationally renowned French-Italian restaurant has been voted as the ‘Best Restaurant International Cuisine’ for the consecutive year for its unmatched dining experience. These awards were felicitated at a by-invitation soiree in Indore in the presence of Mr. Surendra Patwa, Honorable Minister for Tourism & Culture, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, Mr. Raghuvendra Singh, Managing Director of Madhya Pradesh Tourism, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh and key industry players.
The CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards is an annual event hosted by CNBC AWAAZ to recognize the best-in-class travel destinations and other ancillary services of the tourism and hospitality industry. The winners are decided via an exhaustive national consumer response study of over 10,000 respondents using online and SMS as the response medium. The awards are powered by an esteemed jury panel of Mr. Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Govt. of India, Mr. Ashwini Kakkar, Vice Chairman, Mercury Travels, Mr. Ajeet Bajaj, Managing Director, Show Leopard Adventures and Mr. Kuki Chawla, Chairman, Siddharth Travels.
Commenting on the recognition, Mr. Louis Sailer, General Manager, The Leela Palace New Delhi said, "We are thankful to the viewers of CNBC Awaaz who have recognized The Leela Palace New Delhi and Le Cirque yet again, acknowledging our efforts that go into making this hotel a preferred destination for the discerning travelers and food connoisseurs. Each of these accolades motivates us to continue excelling guest expectations and redefining the benchmark of luxury hospitality.”
Adjudged by the viewers of CNBC AWAAZ across the country, The Leela Palace New Delhi is admired for its exceptional guest services and unmatched features and facilities making it the first choice amongst travellers looking for a luxurious retreat. Viewers further voted Le Cirque for second year in a row for delivering an unparalleled French-Italian dining experience and the finest international restaurant in the country.
This hotel in Delhi has won numerous distinctions for its superlative features for discerning business and leisure travellers. The unique Royal Club services especially tailored keeping in mind the needs of jetsetters and discerning business travelers offer a dedicated concierge, in-room check-in and check-out, fully equipped conferencing facilities on the same floor and a privileged access to the club lounge with complimentary food & beverage presentations. It houses the Capital’s only roof-top temperature-controlled pool, an advanced fitness studio and a multi-level spa by ESPA which are just steps away from the Club floors. For connoisseurs with refined palate, the hotel offers an array of dining options including two international fine-dining institutions; Le Cirque serving French-Italian and MEGU serving Modern-Japanese cuisine, a signature Indian restaurant; Jamavar, an all-day dining multi-cuisine restaurant; The Qube and a sophisticated lounge; The Library bar.
About The Leela Palace New Delhi
The Leela Palace New Delhi perfectly exemplifies the magnificent architecture, grace and elegance of Lutyens’ Delhi. Located at the heart of the prestigious Diplomatic Enclave area, the hotel is in proximity to the Presidential Palace, the Prime Minister's office, a number of embassies, the central business district and a host of historical monuments. You can experience the luxury of 254 wide-spaced guestrooms and suites each spanning over 550 square feet and a Presidential Suite sprawling over 4,800 square feet. A royal Indian dining experience is offered at Jamavar modern global dining at The Qube an exclusive Japanese culinary experience at MEGU a gastronomically entertaining evening at Le Cirque and a sophisticated retreat at The Library for wines and liqueurs. For pure, blissful indulgence an exclusive spa by ESPA is presented for the first time in the capital. The Leela Palace New Delhi combines state-of-the-art functionality with traditional warmth to ensure guests the highest levels of Indian hospitality at a global standard.
About The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, headquartered in Mumbai, India, is owned by Hotel Leelaventure Ltd. The ultra-luxury hotel group owns and manages eight award-winning luxury hotels in prime urban locations and magical holiday destinations across India including Mumbai, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, Udaipur and Kovalam. New properties under development include Jaipur, Bangalore, Noida, Agra and Lake Ashtamudi, Kerala. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing warm, gracious and anticipatory service in settings that capture the essence of India. The group has a marketing alliance with US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance based in Geneva, Switzerland. For further information, please contact your travel counselor or visit our website at http://www.theleela.com/
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