The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam Bags 'Best Five Star Hotel' in Kerala for the Sixth Time

Dec 08, 2010, 08:00 ET from Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

ERNAKULAM, Kerala, India, December 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam was awarded the 'Best Five Star Hotel' by the Department of Kerala Tourism for the year 2009-2010. The hotel has won the award for the sixth time in a row.

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Conveniently located on downtown Marine Drive, the hotel is 45 minutes from the airport. The hotel offers some of the best business amenities, restaurants and a view of the backwaters and the Cochin Harbour, making it just the place for business and pleasure.

Mr P.K Mohankumar, Chief Operating Officer, the Gateway Hotels, on winning the award said "We are proud to have won the award for the Best Five Star Hotel in Kerala. This award is really special because the hotel has won it for the sixth time in a row . We have to thank our many loyal guests who have chosen to reside with us each time they visit the state. "

About The Gateway Hotel

The Gateway Hotel (upscale full service hotels and resorts) is a pan-India network of hotels and resorts designed for the modern nomad. At The Gateway Hotel, we believe in keeping things simple. This is why; our hotels are divided into 7 simple zones- Stay, Hangout, Meet, Work, Workout, Unwind and Explore. Our warm welcome make our guests feel at home, away from home and our crisp and courteous service empowers them to get more done with greater effectiveness and control. And through our unrivalled network we provide service that is effortless, simple, never overwhelming and always warm. For further details please visit: www.tajhotels.com/gateway /www.thegatewayhotels.com/ http://www.facebook.com/GatewayHotels or http://www.http://twitter.com/thegatewayhotel

About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

Established in 1903, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 92 hotels in 53 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house.

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