Udaipur,26 July 2023: Radisson Blu Palace Resort & Spa, Udaipur will host 100 grand weddings this year. With this milestone, the hotel will achieve not only a remarkable feat, but will also be a testament to Udaipur’s increasing reputation as one of the most popular wedding destinations in the world.
In the pre-Covid times, the property organized 60-65 nuptials. Its brand reputation, strategic location and palatial facilities helped it recover from the global pandemic and walk on the path of sustainability and growth. In 2022, the palace hosted 70-75 weddings. With the revival of the trend of grand scale weddings, the property projects hitting the 80-100 wedding mark this year. It further aims to exponentially increase wedding share, boosting various sectors and driving demand for accommodations, transport, local artisans, event planners, florists, photographers, and more.
Simultaneously, MD and Chairman, Mr. Somesh Agarwal, has other progressive plans for the city in the pipeline. Along with spearheading Radisson Blu Palace Resort & Spa, Udaipur, he is also the owner of Rockwood Hotels and Resorts Pvt. Ltd., a global enterprise responsible for building properties and acquiring franchise contracts with established hospitality players for the seamless operation of the newly built hotels. Aiming to scale his business and contribute to the city’s booming wedding market, Mr. Somesh Agarwal is planning to launch one of the most remarkable, grand and palatial properties under the flagship of Accor group in Udaipur by 2024.
India is a big fat wedding market, and Udaipur holds a prominent position on the global wedding tourism map. Radisson Blu Palace Resort & Spa, Udaipur, has emerged as one of the sought-after wedding venues in the city of lakes. The palace has hosted several high-end celebrity events in the past, including Isha Ambani and Anand Parimal’s pre-wedding ceremony, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmani’s wedding and other high-profile weddings. This has further strengthened its reputation as the perfect destination wedding venue in the industry.
Overlooking the Fateh Sagar Lake and the Aravalli range, the property is strategically located close to the city and various cultural attractions. The hotel has the largest pillarless ballrooms in the entire state. Its spacious indoor and outdoor event spaces serve as the perfect spot for hosting lavish sundowner weddings and other related ceremonies. The palace provides the perfect opportunity of saying ‘I do’ and taking vows in a sophisticated ballroom, a lush manicured garden or a picturesque lakeview set up. It is the property’s personalized services reflecting its ‘atithi devo bhav’ ideology that gives it an edge in the competitive market.
Mr. Somesh Agarwal, Chairman and MD, Radisson Blu Palace Resort & Spa, Udaipur, said, “Weddings enjoy the status of festivals in our country and exhibit grandeur and opulence. Udaipur is one of the renowned wedding destinations, and our property is counted among the top venues. Our palace adds up to the city’s vivacity and is the right combination of traditional meets modern, with royal architecture and contemporary décor. We strive to transform weddings into unforgettable memories and mesmerizing experiences that our guests can cherish for a lifetime. With this passion and determination, we are thrilled to host 100 weddings this year, and are looking forward to creating all the more innovative, magnificent and cherishable experiences for our guests.”
“In addition to the positive economic impact, the rise in wedding tourism will boost Udaipur’s overall image as a preferred tourist destination. Local cuisine and historical landmarks are often explored by guests attending these weddings, further contributing to the local economy.” He adds.
Ever since the property’s establishment in 2009, it has had a clear focus on tapping the wedding market. With the growing popularity of the destination wedding trend, Radisson Blu Palace Resort & Spa, Udaipur, realized this as an opportunity and has successfully positioned itself as the ultimate wedding destination over the years.