Delhi's Destination MICE Hotel
Close to the commercial and leisure areas of Noida, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, and Central Delhi, The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel has direct access to the Yamuna Expressway. The hotel has 20 breakout rooms, 120 twin rooms and has been constructed in a way that a large part of the hotel is isolated from the convention wing.
Ashish Kumar Rai, General Manager, The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel
THE LEELA Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi is an epitome of luxury with India’s largest convention facility and bears proximity to Connaught Place and Old Delhi monuments. Displaying sheer grandeur within its two towers encompassing 480 rooms and suites, two receptions, two temperature-controlled swimming pools and gymnasiums, 25,000 square feet of the pillarless ballroom; the hotel boasts of India’s largest meeting space of 70,000 square feet.
Stationed close to the commercial and leisure areas of Noida, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, and Central Delhi, The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel has direct access to the Yamuna Expressway. The hotel has 20 breakout rooms, 120 twin rooms and has been constructed in a way that a large part of the hotel is isolated from the convention wing.
The connectivity, international level of infrastructure, and development coupled with good design of hotels, space and technology make Delhi a popular destination for corporate and MICE events.
The Grand Sapphire Ballroom at the hotel can accommodate 3500 guests in the theatre style and seamlessly lends itself into five smaller ballrooms with flexible seating capacities. It is flanked by two beautifully designed outdoor patios, which provide an ideal setting for events. The two business centres with nine elegantly furnished boardrooms and three meeting rooms further showcase their versatility in business and convention areas. “We want to use this opportunity to further our aim in establishing ourselves as a leading international destination MICE hotel,” said Ashish Kumar Rai, General Manager, The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel.
Having begun his career with The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts as a Management Trainee and thereafter served as General Manager at various award-winning and iconic hotels, Ashish Kumar Rai holds an impressive track record in managing successful and diverse hotel operations. With more than two decades of experience in the luxury hospitality industry, Rai has recently been appointed as the General Manager of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi.
To stay at the top of the leader-board and increase the market share, The Leela Ambience Hotel keeps renewing its setup. From working with tech companies for developing an app that could make event planning easier to making weddings Instagrammable. The basic idea behind this concept is to curate experiences that are unusual, authentic and unique.
Taken over from Kempinski in December 2015, today the hotel has been recognised with several awards for delivering the Signature Leela Experience, which is heartfelt and is Indian Hospitality at its best.
Due to the increase in tourism with rising foreign and domestic tourists, the hotel sector is bound to grow. There is also an emergence of budget hotels in India to cater to much of the population who seek an affordable stay. The international companies are also increasingly looking at setting up such hotels.
“It is an amazing time to be in the industry. We look forward to establishing ourselves as reliable, cutting edge, and a very friendly destination MICE hotel”, added Rai.
This article was published in BW hotelier issue dated '' with cover story titled 'The Spice on MICE'
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