News

Pivotal Partnership

Offering a mélange of properties, StayWell Holdings and Prince Hotels Inc. manage a diverse portfolio, ranging from luxury to lifestyle to midscale brands across the continents

PARK REGIS Goa 4 Pivotal Partnership

One of the largest hotel management groups in Asia Pacific, StayWell Holdings and its parent company, Prince Hotels Inc., offer a diverse portfolio of properties across a combined network of 75 open and operating hotels worldwide. Prince Hotels & Resorts and StayWell’s combined brand offerings include – The Prince, Grand Prince Hotel, Policy,
Park Regis, Prince Hotel, Leisure Inn Plus, Prince Smart Inn, and Leisure Inn. Each brand offers guests with quality experiences, ranging from luxury to lifestyle through to midscale brand. In conversation with Today’s Traveller, Rohit Vig, Regional Managing Director (India) & Director Development, StayWell Hospitality Group, shares some invaluable sights on the brand’s competitive advantage and his own take on a healthy work-life balance.

What are the USPs of StayWell Hospitality Group?
Prince Hotels & Resorts and StayWell have set a strategic goal to deliver 250 hotels (150 Prince and 100 StayWell hotels) in medium to long term. The expansion of both company brands will take place across Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Asia, Japan, Taiwan, Oceania, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States.
Prince Hotels operate a combined network of 50 hotels, 31 golf courses and 9 ski resorts. StayWell has an existing network of 24 open and operating hotels and a further 14 hotels that are committed and opening over the next few years. In addition, StayWell has two key strategic partners – Manhatton Hotel Group in China (19 hotels) and Cristal Group in the Middle East (11 hotels). Staywell Group has been in India for over six years, with a regional team operating out of Gurugram. The Group opened Park Regis, in Jaipur, in 2013, and already has six operational hotels in India. It is operating its brands Park Regis and Leisure Inn in the country and is currently in quest of a niche location to set up its premium brand.
Within StayWell’s framework of management services, a series of unique proprietary applications have been designed to optimise occupancy and financial return for properties within its portfolio.
The hotel group operates across all segments of hotels in the mid to the luxury bracket with emphasis on F&B and Banqueting across the portfolio to cater to weddings, MICE conferences and large events.

What are the different markets that you are currently targeting?
Our strategy is to build our presence in all the key markets, since we now have a wide variety of brands within our group, following the acquisition of Prince Group. Accordingly, the gateway cities, like Mumbai, Delhi (NCR), Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru, will be our key target markets. The Group is also looking to add hotels in emerging secondary and tertiary cities as the opportunity arises. We are committed to India and looking forward to introducing a full range of brands from the merged entity.

Mr.Rohit Vig Pivotal Partnership

Tell us what draws you to this industry and how do you maintain a work-life balance?
For me, maintaining a work-life balance is very important and I think it’s really essential to take time
off from work. I go for a six-mile run every morning to de-stress myself. I love to play basketball and snooker and love competing in games. I maintain equilibrium in my life by fostering strong relationships with my family and spend quality time with them after work, on the weekends, or even on breaks. Planning outings with the family and spending time with them are the best stress busters for me – I take two vacations a year with my family to create incredible memories. I also love to cook twice a week, and my favourite is Southeast Asian cuisine.

Leisure Inn Grand Chanakya Jaipur Guestroom 1 Pivotal Partnership
Related posts

TAFI remembers legendary JRD Tata on his 117th birth anniversary at their first meeting

The newly elected Managing Committee of TAFI held its first meeting in Mumbai on 28th July. Two members were co-opted to the…

FICCI to organise 2nd Virtual Edition of Travel, Tourism & Hospitality E-Conclave

FICCI is organizing the Second Virtual Edition of Travel, Tourism & Hospitality E Conclave: The Road to Resilience & Recovery on August 5 -6, (Thursday- Friday),…

One Earth Hotels opens new 30-room ‘One Earth Avaas' in the holy city of Amritsar

One Earth Hotels announces the opening of ‘One Earth Avaas’ in Amritsar.

Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre celebrates with a special Bonalu Festival Brunch

Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre celebrates with a Bonalu Festival Brunch

South African Tourism's video celebrates the nation’s resilient spirit and unity

South African Tourism, released an inspirational video calling on all South Africans to reflect the spirit of revolutionary South African leader Nelson…

2HUB makes its foray in Business Travel segment with a strong innovation team

2HUB Pvt Ltd. a major B2B travel management and services company, makes its foray in the Business Travel segment. This will help…

amã Stays & Trails steps into scenic Munnar with a great collection of 7 Tea Estate Bungalows

IHCL announced seven heritage Tea Estate bungalows in Munnar

Munish Kumar Ranawat appointed new Learning & Development Manager at Fairmont Jaipur

Fairmont Jaipur appoints Munish Kumar Ranawat as Learning & Development Manager. We are delighted to share that Fairmont Jaipur, the brand’s flagship property…

TAFI elects with a big majority a new team on July 24, 2021

TAFI (Travel Agents Federation of India) announced its new National Management Committee on July 24, 2021 post elections. Members, pan India, from…

Qatar re-opens borders for fully vaccinated international travellers

The State of Qatar re-opens its borders to international travellers who are vaccinated