Steigenberger, the German hotel group, has announced the details of its first property in India.
Deutsche Hospitality, Steigenberger’s parent company, formed a joint venture with India’s MBD Group in June 2016, with a target of launching 20 hotels in the country over the next 15 years.
The first of these will be The Zephyr – MBD Steigenberger Hotel & Apartments in Bengaluru, which is scheduled to open in 2020.
Located in the business suburb of Whitefield, The Zephyr will combine a 178-room luxury hotel with 123 serviced apartments. It will also offer a selection of restaurants, a tea lounge, executive lounge, bar, a large spa, beauty salon, swimming pool and tennis court. And for the MICE market, the hotel will feature more than 2,200m² of conference and banqueting space.
Deutsche Hospitality now encompasses more than 125 hotels, including 98 currently operating and 27 under development. More than 50 of these are Steigenberger Hotels, while 41 are Intercity Hotels. The company’s first ever Jaz Hotel opened in Amsterdam in 2015.