Chennai, March 2019: Located along Chennai’s largest and upcoming industrial belt, Sriperumbudur-Oragadam, Mercure Chennai Sriperumbudur of AccorHotels is a haven for business & leisure travellers alike. With its close proximity to major corporates, the hotel is a 45 minutes’ drive away from Chennai International Airport and an hour’s drive away from the historic monuments and beaches of Mahabalipuram. Offering a contemporary “home away from home”, the hotel houses 100 well-appointed guest rooms, including six suites. Each guest room features spacious interiors & modern designs, and comes equipped with in-room amenities, including complimentary high- speed Wi-Fi access. The hotel also features a state-of-the-art fitness centre where fitness enthusiasts can enjoy their workout with the best and latest equipment. Mercure as a brand is known worldwide for delivering an immersive experience to its guests. Its staff is highly knowledgeable about the city and every detail of the decor tells a story about the location and its cultural heritage. Situated in the vicinity of Kanchipuram, the town famous for its magnificent temples & handcrafted silk saris, Mercure Chennai Sriperumbudur stays true to its lineage by incorporating the deep- rooted culture of Tamil Nadu and the rich corpus of literature. The wallpaper used in the hotel depicts the “Thirukkural”, a classic oeuvre of the celebrated Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar, giving the guests a taste of this ancient history. The theme of the Lotus as a symbol of Creation is omnipresent throughout the hotel, while the lobby is an ode to the local craftsmanship through vibrant and colourful displays of Tamil art. To ensure that the guests have an all-round experience, the staff includes personnel from the city and nearby places who can assist the guests in understanding the local culture and help in sight-seeing. Home to two restaurants and a café bar, Mercure Chennai Sriperumbudur delivers an indelible culinary experience. Mélange, the world cuisine restaurant features an inspired bistro à la carte menu & a sumptuous buffet and Anahata, the alfresco restaurant, serves a selection of grills and chef’s specials. The hotel recently launched Hybrid, a heart of the house Café Bar & Lounge, designed into multiple spaces to act as a meeting space, a retreat or a stylish entertainment hub, serving a dynamic selection of International wines, liquors and finger foods. The hotel commemorated the occasion of its first year anniversary by organizing various events and offers throughout the month of March. A few of the events hosted by the hotel were: A corporate gathering for its loyal patrons on 22 nd March. Blood Donation Camp in association with the Indian Red Cross Society, Tamil Nadu on 12 th March. Charity event conducted to support New Life Charitable Trust & Old Age Home on 15 th March.