ITC Hotels unveiled the LEED platinum certified WelcomHotel in Bhubaneshwar

ITC Hotels unveiled the LEED platinum certified WelcomHotel in Bhubaneshwar

ITC Hotels has announced the opening of Welcomhotel Bhubaneshwar, the state's first LEED Platinum Certified hotel. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the newest addition to the state's hospitality destinations, which promises to further enrich the state's vibrant tourism landscape.

The hotel is conveniently located in New Bhubaneswar, 8 kilometres from the airport, and close to the suburban institutional, educational, and residential development hub.

The hotel is heavily influenced by local indigenous stone architecture with descending roofs, pronounced overhangs, covered walkways, and spacious gardens, drawing inspiration from the magnificence of the city's 500+ temples.

On the occasion of the launch, Sanjiv Puri, Chairman and Managing Director of ITC Ltd, stated, "Over the years, ITC has built iconic hotel properties that enhance and enrich India's tourism landscape." By launching our landmark hotel in Bhubaneshwar under the Welcomhotel brand, we are proud to add another feather to ITC's diverse hotel portfolio. I am confident that this world-class property will contribute significantly to Odisha's signature tourism assets. Apart from our investment in the hospitality sector, ITC's investments in Odisha include sustainable agriculture, manufacturing, and multi-faceted interventions that contribute to the state's social development."

"It is a matter of great pride for ITC Hotels to launch Welcomhotel Bhubaneswar in the capital of the culturally rich state of Odisha," said Nakul Anand, executive director of ITC Ltd. Welcomhotel Bhubaneshwar reflects the warmth of Indian hospitality while upholding our internationally acclaimed standards of service. The new opening will undoubtedly strengthen our footprint in the eastern region as Brand Welcomhotel continues to expand its portfolio with a number of properties across India."

It is the new age traveller's key to curated immersive experiences that enrich both business and leisure journeys. It is designed for those who demand more to make the most of their stay. There are 107 well-appointed guest rooms in the hotel, including a Presidential Suite, three Executive Suites, and four Junior Suites.

The hotel deftly combines local aesthetics and modern conveniences, as well as the group's renowned culinary expertise. The WelcomCafe serves a selection of elegantly curated buffet and a la carte spreads. The signature WelcomSthalika offers a taste of the region's most beloved delicacies on a single platter, introducing visitors to the best local recipes.

Peshawri serves an award-winning menu of signature dishes prepared in a traditional clay tandoor. The menu features an unrivalled selection of kebabs, vegetarian dishes, and the internationally acclaimed Dal Bukhara. Swizzle, the in-house concept bar, is ideal for unwinding or a cheery celebration, while the Sunbean Café serves freshly baked delicacies and short eats paired with bespoke fusion blends of finest gourmet coffee.

The hotel is ideal for celebrations, corporate events, weddings, conferences, and meetings. The stunning outdoor lawns and banquet venues are spread across 2600 square metres of beautifully landscaped, stunning outdoor lawns and banquet venues.

Guests will also have access to a well-equipped gymnasium as well as K by Kaya Kalp, a spa based on time-honored Indian wellness principles. Another exquisite setting where guests can enjoy a sense of peace and serenity is the pool area.

The hotel intends to enhance guests' delight by emphasising destination-inspired enriching experiences. It prioritises the well-being of its visitors. WeAssure, a programme developed in collaboration with medical professionals and disinfection experts, improves existing hygiene and cleaning protocols across the board, addressing every aspect of operations. The promise of delightful experiences is enhanced by stringent safety standards, allowing you to enjoy unparalleled comfort while remaining worry-free.