NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Jaypee Palace and Convention Centre, Agra has been conferred the National Tourism Award under the category ‘Best Hotel Based Meeting Venue Hotel’ recognizing their performance in hospitality industry. The award was presented to Mrs. Manju Sharma, Managing Director, Jaypee Hotels and Resorts by President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee and Mr. Mahesh Sharma,Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Tourism & Culture, at a function held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
Mrs. Manju Sharma, on this special occasion said, “We are honoured to receive this prestigious award. We are extremely proud to be the pioneer in establishing an International Convention Centre in Agra. Jaypee Palace Hotel & International Convention Centre at Agra is par excellence as we set benchmarks each year for meetings and conventions.Jaypee Palace Hotel & International Convention Centre has always created something unique in all its ventures and this is recognition for our endeavours. ”
Jaypee Palace Hotel and International Convention Centre, Agra was commissioned in March 1999. A hotel par excellence, it blends the luxury of five star deluxe comforts. The regal hotel is a glorious structural blend of red sandstone and marble complementing city’s architecture and is spread over an unbounded 25 acres of elegantly landscaped luxuriant greenery.
The complementing Convention Centre can accommodate up to 1500 delegates that offers contemporary conferencing facilities with 10 breakaway options to accommodate between 30 to 1500 delegates is built to exacting international standards. It provides extensive convention back-up facilities like exhibition space, multi lingual interpretation, satellite uplink, hotline terminals, audio-video recording and editing facilities, external broadcasting room, projection centre with logic and sound control, press and telecommunication room and pre function areas.