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Royal Orchid Hotels launches 3rd hotel in Mysore – Regenta Central Herald

Royal Orchid Hotels Limited, announced the launch of its third hotel in Mysore with Regenta Central Herald. With this launch, the Royal Orchid chain of hotels stands at 43 hotels in 28 different cities in India and is all set to add five more hotels to its portfolio in the coming months.

The property is located on Nelson Mandela Road, Bannimantap in Mysore which is approximately just 4 kms from Mysore Railway Station. The hotel offers 70 well-appointed spacious rooms, fitness centre, mini bar and a multi cuisine restaurant. One can also enjoy MICE facilities with multi-functional banquet spaces which can accommodate up to 300 guests making it an ideal venue for social and corporate events.

Among the key attractions at the hotel is its restaurant: PINXX - fine dining restaurant of Regenta Central Herald. One can create his/her everlasting memories by savoring the extensive range of authentic international and native cuisines prepared by the expert chefs. Accommodating more than 50 guests PINXX is recognized for its state-of-the-art ambience and lavish style.

Lonely Planet recognises top destinations across the world

Lonely Planet, at the 6th Lonely Planet India Travel Awards 2017 organised in Mumbai, recognised the top destinations and their respective contributions to global travel.

According to the Indiatoday.in report, destinations in India that won accolades for their contribution to tourism were: Karnataka (Best Destination for Culture), Maharashtra (Best Destination for Adventure), Madhya Pradesh (Best Destination for Wildlife), Himachal Pradesh (Best Destination for Family), Goa (Best Destination for Relaxation), Tamil Nadu (Best Destination for Value), Lucknow - Uttar Pradesh (Best Destination for Food & Drink), New Delhi (Best Destination for Shopping), Munnar - Kerala (Best Destination for Romance), Rajasthan (Best Destination for Indulgence) and Meghalaya (Best Emerging Destination).

AccorHotels announces opening of first Novotel in Uttar Pradesh in Lucknow

AccorHotels opened first Novotel property in Uttar Pradesh's at Lucknow. Novotel Lucknow Gomti Nagar is strategically located in the heart of the city's commercial hub – Gomti Nagar, a short drive from Lucknow airport and railway station.

Designed by the renowned Mumbai-based architect, Ahmed Shaikh of Ahmed and Associates, the hotel features 106 well-appointed rooms, including two suites, all equipped with modern in-room amenities, plush interiors and high speed Wi-Fi connectivity.

Novotel Lucknow Gomti Nagar is home to four eclectic food and beverage outlets - The Square, Novotel's flagship all-day dining restaurant featuring a delightful mix of global cuisine and local delicacies; The Bar, serving the choicest mix of single malts, cocktails, mocktails, spirits and wines; The Rooftop Restaurant, which overlooks the pool, serving lip-smacking Indian culinary creations and heady cocktails for the perfect evening sun downer at its starlit bar; and The Deli at the lobby level, offering fresh bakes and confectionary for guests to grab and go.

For meetings and events, Novotel Lucknow Gomti Nagar features two stylish state-of-the-art meeting rooms–The Ball Room and The Celebrations, both equipped with modern amenities and latest technology. Leisure facilities include a fitness centre, a rooftop infinity pool, a recreational area for kids and a spa to rejuvenate the mind and body.

Segway Scooters for Tourists at Amer, Nahargarh

The state archaeological department has inked an agreement with a private firm, which will provide the paid scooter service to tourists at Amer, Nahargarh in Rajasthan.

The scooter service will initially be started at Jaleb Chowk in Amer and Nahargarh fort, and the company will charge 200 for a ride, a tourism official said.

The ride will be available between 11am and 3.30pm when the elephant ride is not there, and after 5pm. The trial of the scooters was undertaken in December last year.