Strategic Meet Aboard a Cruise: Pride Hotels Group Charts New Course with Annual Budget Gathering

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Pride Hotels Group is pleased to announce the successful completion of its annual three-day budget meeting, Pride Convergence 2024, held at the Pride Plaza Hotel, Ahmedabad. The event gathered representatives from all 30 operating hotels within the group and featured a remarkable day on a cruise along the scenic Sabarmati River, blending business & leisure to strategize for the upcoming financial year.

Grand Welcome

The event commenced with “Reflections of Ayodhya: Strategizing with Vision and Virtue,” which set a transformative tone. The first day started with the traditional lighting of the lamp and was followed by a mesmerizing dance performance, symbolizing the group’s commitment to merging traditional values with contemporary hospitality trends. The day included a Satvik Bhojan to highlight purity and a themed dinner that showcased the vibrant street food culture of Ahmedabad.

Mr. Atul Upadhyay, Executive Vice President of Pride Hotels Group, commented, “The Pride Convergence 2024 transcended the usual confines of a typical meeting; it was a vibrant celebration of our heritage and a progressive forum that paved the way for another year of growth and innovation. We are delighted to have created an environment where business intersects seamlessly with culture and leisure. Importantly, during this gathering, we also announced our new brand portfolio and briefed our hotels on the brand evolution along with new signups that focus more on leisure destinations, further expanding our portfolio to meet the growing demand for luxury and relaxation in exotic locales.”

On the second day, titled “Budgets and Beyond,” attendees enjoyed productive discussions, a sizzling BBQ lunch, and a dinner under the stars during the cruise, making it a memorable experience. The final day, known as “Gujarati Vibhor,” focused on the vibrant local culture with a traditional Gujarati lunch and an energetic dance performance, culminating in an awards ceremony to honour outstanding team achievements and a grand gala dinner to celebrate the collective successes.

Mr. Koustuva Mukherjee, AVP of the Gujarat Region, added, “This year’s budget meet was a perfect blend of strategic planning and cultural immersion. The seamless integration of business sessions with engaging entertainment and culinary excellence reflects our commitment to providing experiences that are ‘Truly Indian and Traditionally Luxurious.’ We are excited about the future and the opportunities that lie ahead for Pride Hotels Group.”

The Pride Convergence 2024 not only set the financial and operational roadmap for the coming year but also reinforced the group’s commitment to delivering exceptional experiences that truly reflect the spirit of Indian hospitality.