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  • Tuesday, November, 2021| Today's Market | Current Time: 05:50:08
  • Mumbai : Getting connected while on the move is the top most concern for business travellers.  Amenities that were once considered luxury are now perceived as necessities in today’s tech savvy, fast paced and modern way of life. Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific’s leading luxury hotel group, is one of the few hotels that understands this as a requirement and bridges the need-gap for the discerning business traveller.

    Shangri-La has created an elite retreat to familiarize today’s frequent business travellers with a higher standard of accommodation, customized service and a host of special privileges. The group has set up ‘Horizon Clubs’ in their various properties worldwide. These groups are designed exclusively for business travellers, and are intended to make their stay a trouble-free and comfortable one.

    The Horizon Club Rooms upped the level of service by several notches, with private check in and check out and personal concierge services. Considerate little extras comprise of private facsimile machine, personal voice mail and an executive size desk, the exclusive Club Lounge provides a wide selection of newspapers, magazines, books and board games. An extravagant buffet breakfast spread is offered every morning in the Club Lounge to kick-start the day.

    Clearly long work hours call for some leisure, for which customers have access to free fruit juices, soft drinks, tea and coffee. In the early evening, refreshing cocktails are available on the house. Shangri-La’s Resort and Spa offers a comprehensive range of services for both holiday and business travellers, including a Guest Services Desk, fitness centre, Golf course, and  recreation activities for customers to wind down after their business schedules. The swimming pool area is very well-appointed along with the sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi which are consistently accessible making it a peaceful yet well equipped setting for business travellers to loosen up and enjoy. The dutiful staff  arranges  for  suits to be pressed and  shoes to be shined as and when needed. Furthermore, the Horizon Club Purser is on hand to respond to your needs, from onward travel and hotel reservations to shopping and entertainment arrangements.

    In addition to business services, complimentary wired Internet and Wi-Fi access and private meeting rooms . The group agreed upon a decision to offer free WI-FI and wired Internet to every guest as part of a group-wide initiative at all 67 of its Shangri-La and Traders hotels and resorts. This initiative was launched in 2009 and has been very well received as it allows guests to enjoy unlimited high-speed Internet access in all areas of every one of the group’s hotels, including guestrooms, public areas, restaurants, lounges and function areas. Shangri La Group identifies with the customers’ demands as fundamental, and recognizes their needs.  Thus certain amenities like the high speed internet are included as a standard service by an international hotel group like the Shangri La. The group is committed in providing top class provision to their valued customers and stand a mark above their competitors.