–Joining Renaissance Hotels from Bali to Saigon to Beijing, Renaissance Hotel Ahmedabad sets the stage for spontaneous discovery on May 18 –
Rooted in discovery and the spirit of the neighborhood, Renaissance Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s extraordinary portfolio of 31 hotel brands, celebrated its annual Global Day of Discovery on May 18, 2023. A day when all 170+ Renaissance properties around the world, together as a collective drumbeat, put on elevated experiences, underscoring how the brand delivers unexpected discoveries beyond the convention of travel.
To mark the 9th anniversary of the Global Day of Discovery, Renaissance Hotel Ahmedabad organized a remarkable event filled with guided tours, local cuisine, traditional music, and more, offering guests an immersive experience of Ahmedabad’s alluring rich culture and history. With the hotel and travel industries getting back into full swing, guests traveling both for business and leisure are looking for authentic local experiences.
“We are thrilled to be a part of the 9th edition of the Global Day of Discovery celebrations with other Renaissance Hotels across the globe,” said Rohit Dasgupta, General Manager of Renaissance Hotel Ahmedabad. “Today’s travellers look for a genuine connection with the locale, and we are committed to captivating our neighborhood with moments that give our guests something beautiful and unexpected to experience along their journey.”
The highlight of the celebration was a memorable Heritage Walk, exclusively organized for the residence guests, prominent socialites along with hotel associates. Led by knowledgeable and professional tour guide Murtuza, participants embarked on a captivating exploration of Ahmedabad’s heritage, starting from Swaminarayan Mandir, Kalupur at 6:30 a.m. The journey concluded at the vibrant Manek Chowk Jumma Masjid leaving a lasting impression on all participants
Adding to the excitement, guests were treated to a beautiful Garba performance by the Saptak folk dance group, one of the leading traditional Indian folk dance troupes that have performed on more than 500 stage shows at international levels. The Saptak dance troupe, adorned in vibrant attire, showcased their best Garba moves, creating an electrifying atmosphere. The event further offered an immersive Warli painting session by a famous artist, Tulsi Das. Warli paintings are practiced by artisans from Gujarat’s Dang district, which convey unique stories through simple art with symbolic meanings. Guests also had the opportunity to participate in a hands-on painting experience, exploring their creativity and appreciating the artistic heritage of Gujarat. Additionally, a special Charkha demonstration was conducted, paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi’s profound connection to Gujrat by the Avani Varia who is associated with the promotion of India’s culture, indigenous textiles, non-textile crafts and art.
The Global Day of Discovery event at Renaissance Hotel Ahmedabad successfully showcased the hotel’s commitment to providing guests with elevated experiences and authentic local encounters, promoting the artisans community and creating lasting memories, and deepening their connection with the destination.