Well-known for its MICE facilities, Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty celebrates one year of exemplary service
The Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty and The Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Centre celebrated their 1st anniversary on 29 April 2019. The luxury waterfront hotel is fast emerging as one of the most popular hotels among domestic and international travellers for its impeccable service and excellence in guest experiences. The Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Centre, adjacent to the hotel has more than 100,000 sq.ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space. It has contributed significantly to the rise of MICE and leisure tourism in South India in general and Kerala in particular. In the span of one year, the hotel has hosted over 250 MICE events and 200 weddings and social events. It is noteworthy that 50 per cent of these events included corporate incentive groups, 20 per cent association events, while Business conclaves and exhibitions constituted 15 per cent.
Speaking on the occasion, Shrikant Wakharkar, General Manager of Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty, said, “The past year has been exceptional and we are proud to be at the forefront of Tourism and Hospitality in Kerala. The city will be seeing more national and international events and conventions in the coming months.”
The hotel has hosted some of the most prestigious events and conventions in the region, including the largest ever event – APICON – that had 9,000 delegates per day, for four days; Australian World Orchestra (AWO); Indian Ocean Naval Symposium and the World Advertising Congress.
Since its opening last year, Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty has received many awards and honours. The most prestigious ones being Favorite Leisure Hotel by Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards 2018, Best Wedding Hotel – South India 2018 and Best New Convention Centre – South India, 2018 by India MICE Award and Best Luxurious Spa (Resorts) by Global Spa Awards 2018.