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Ibis Mumbai becomes the first ibis & Accor hotel in Mumbai to have an EV charging point

Mumbai, 27 May 2022: 

With Accor’s aim to take steps towards sustainability and protecting the environment, Ibis Mumbai Vikhroli becomes the first of Accor hotels in Mumbai to have an EV charging point for electric vehicle charging, in association with Magenta. It is for public use and anyone can charge their vehicle, with the help of chargegrid app. As part of this initiative, ibis has also deployed an EV model car for guest requirements too. All ibis hotels across India will also join in eventually.

Vinay Gupta, Director of Operations, ibis India said, ‘Accor has been a committed group for many years, and has constantly worked to redefine boundaries. At ibis too we’ve always had a long-term vision with regards to adopting sustainable practices and moving towards a better tomorrow. Rest of the ibis India family is working towards participating in this initiative. In our constant endeavor to reduce our carbon footprint and save our planet, our measures have been in the direction of conscious consumption of resources.’

Anant Leekha, GM, ibis Vikhroli said, ‘With this new addition of EV charging points within ibis premise, we are hoping to help the EV owners and drivers. There is a growing demand for EVs, especially in the first-last mile mobility space. All our hotels have wall-mounted dispensers for all toiletries to avoid single-use plastic waste, ibis as a brand has been conscious about its carbon footprint and has continuously worked towards adopting sustainable practices.’

About ibis:

Ibis has a network of 2200 hotels globally with 20 hotels across India. Positioned as lifestyle economy hotels that are vibrant lighthouses open to everyone, ibis’s philosophy is focused around youthfulness, design aesthetics and music. In India, they are present across 13 cities: New Delhi, Gurugram, Kochi, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Chennai, Nashik, Pune, Kolkata, Jaipur, Mumbai, Goa and Hyderabad. Ibis is known to be a no frills budget offering from Accor group, which provides quality service.

About InterGlobe Hotels

InterGlobe Hotels is a joint venture between InterGlobe Enterprises Private Limited and Accor Asia Pacific, established in 2004, to develop a network of ‘ibis’ hotels throughout India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. This represents one of the most noteworthy financial commitments made to the mid-market hotel segment in India by any Indian corporate entity and international hotel chain. With 18 hotels now open and 5 under development, the company shall have a portfolio of 23 operational hotels with room inventory of more than 4,000 rooms by 2023. InterGlobe as a brand is famous for Insight, Ingenuity and Diligence and it sustains these attributes through delivery of new perspectives, operational excellence, and generosity of spirit. By challenging conventional thinking and industry norms, IGH devises creative processes and new implementation methods to bring about operational excellence in their performance. InterGlobe imagines the future through experimentation and exploration and comes out with surprising discoveries in a different way. IGH is a two-time recipient of the Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management.

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