The Clarks Hotels & Resorts opens its Clarks Inn Suites property in Goa. The brand strengthens its footprints in the west and targets Goa’s growing business and leisure travel market. The mark targets an optimal occupancy level by the end of calendar year 2022.
The rise of the middle class in India and the growth of domestic and foreign tourism. According to a report by 2028, India’s tourism and hospitality is expected to earn USD 50.9 billion as visitor exports compared to USD 28.9 billion in 2018. Billion in FY20. Goa will see a massive influx of national and international tourists. The state is highly dependent on tourism with 40% of its population directly or indirectly involved in it. In order to boost tourism, the state has recently framed a new tourism policy to offer a unique experience of Goa to visitors by presenting an interesting mix of historical, natural, ethnic and cultural places and attractions. In addition to tourism, the state is also boosting its startup ecosystem along with expanding its presence in aviation, research and development, technology, and light engineering.
In order to take advantage of the booming tourism industry, The Clarks Hotels & Resorts opens Clarks Inn and Suites, a luxury hotel with 55 modern rooms that adapt to different travel needs. The rooms are divided into three categories: deluxe rooms, executive rooms and club rooms. The property is very close to Madgaon railway station and Colaba and Benaulim beaches. The property is designed with tourists and businesses in mind.
Keeping the needs of the business traveler in mind, all rooms feature high-speed Wi-Fi and a variety of satellite channels. The rooms are tastefully decorated and equipped with all modern comforts.
The property has an internal bar that serves delicious cocktails and mocktails. Since Goa witnesses a large number of international tourists, the bartenders are specially trained in preparing these drinks keeping the international palette in mind. They also have multi-cuisine restaurants on the premises offering seafood, North Indian continental cuisine such as Lucknowi kebab, curries and biryani to vegetarian delights.
In addition to meeting the requirements of MICE and corporate offsite, the property has a banquet with up to 200 covers, a conference and a meeting room equipped with the latest technology, for holding personal or corporate events. They also have a spa and cafe, and guests can enjoy lazy afternoons or evenings at the pool deck lounge.
Rahul Deb Banerjee, Vice President of The Clarks Hotels & Resorts shares: “As part of the corporate strategy, we are expanding both domestically and internationally. We are present in almost every state in India and have recently opened a property in the Maldives. We are price conscious and believe in offering value for money to our travellers. This is the best time to be in the tourism industry, with the Indian government boosting tourism and the pandemic has changed the attitude towards travel, the coming days will witness a further increase in tourism. We’re also trying to push home vacations and extended stays, keeping in mind the price factor. We are sure that we are going to receive a phenomenal response from this city.”
The brand strictly adheres to responsible tourism and is ready to develop the local area along with helping the growth of the local economy. 80% of team members are locally hired and trained. They encourage a zero plastic policy and use locally sourced building materials where possible. Travelers are encouraged to minimize their carbon footprint.