Mumbai, 17 February 2012: Ginger Hotels, a chain of Smart Basics hotels from Roots Corporation Limited, has been conferred with the ‘Best Budget Hotel Category’ at the Golden Star Awards for the third consecutive year. The Golden Star Awards recognize excellence in food, hospitality, services and food retailing.
Gold Star Awards are national awards that facilitate hotels and airlines for their differentiated products and services. Commenting on the award, Mr. Prabhat Pani, Chief Executive Officer & Director, Roots Corporation Ltd, said, "It is a proud moment to win the Golden Star Award for third time in a row. Such recognitions reiterate Ginger Hotels' formidable position in the branded budget hotel segment in India. Ginger Hotels has always strived to provide high quality service at affordable prices to while providing superior levels of comfort, cleanliness and security to the consumers. The positive response from the consumers and the industry is a testament of our attempts to continuously evolve the Ginger brand and add value to our customers."
Ginger Hotels has been a consistent winner over the years and has won several accolades including The Best Economy Hotel of The Year (2010-11), Outlook Travellers award 2010-2011, 'Scurry' award for creating new market/category at Leap Vault Change Leadership Awards 2010 & TAAI award for Hotel in Value Segment. In 2009 Ginger Hotels was honored with the CNBC Travel Award for "Best Budget Hotel of the year and Best Hospitality Bench markers Award in India" at SATTE 2009.
Indigenously designed and developed by Indian Hotels Company Limited, Ginger Hotels are designed to create a unique 'space' that is conducive not only for guest comfort and relaxation but also for their work requirements. Ginger Hotels characterise freshness and are modern, modular and scalable, providing guests with a consistent experience. The hotels have 100/150 well-appointed air-conditioned rooms equipped with a 20-inch LCD television with satellite channels, mini-fridge and tea/coffee maker. Other guest facilities at the hotel include a meeting and conference room, net zone, gymnasium, vending machines, digital safe deposit boxes, as well as Wi-Fi connectivity in the public areas and individual rooms.