Accor Partners with to Increase Golf Tourism in India


Europe’s largest hotel group, Accor has partnered with, the golfing community portal inIndia. This move has been carried out in order to develop the golf tourism inIndia.

As per the partnership, will be providing their Golf Concierge services in select Accor hotels in the country. Right now, the golfing community operating in the country has direct tee time access to around 25 golf courses in the country.

Regarding this partnership with, Nikhil Dhodapkar, the Regional Director of Sales and Marketing at AccorIndiastated that the fast gaining popularity of sports has made the hotel group foresee growth in the in-bound tourism providing Accor an enormous opportunity to cater to the demands of business and leisure travelers. The hotel group is claimed to be looking to provide the travelers with alternative getaways and vacations in the weekends.

The Golf Concierge service will be available to the guests and golf enthusiasts in the properties of Accor such as Grand Mercure, Novotel, Pullam and Sofitel in the country. The partnership between these firms is definitely a reflection of the growing popularity of sports in the country.

Furthermore, Dinesh Thakur, CEO and Founder of claimed that their partnership with Accor will definitely ac as a catalyst leveraging the development of Golf Tourism in India via internet and several other e-commerce channels.

The 24 hour concierge will be providing services such as information on the rates and details of the golf courses around the hotels, online payment gateway, access to an online tee timing system, caddy assistance, rental or branded golf sets from the hotels or golf courses and special golfing holiday packages in tie-up with airlines. leverages on the highly renowned e-commerce portals for their online golf retail, high social network individual inIndiaand other countries and tee time slot sales.

The hotel group Accor owns and operates several brands of hotels including Ibis,Pullman, Sofitel, Novotel and Grand Mercure.



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