The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel hosts a Blood Donation Camp paying homage to The Leela Group Founder Chairman


Landmark destination for business and leisure travellers in Delhi, The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, hosted a blood donation camp in memory of the late Founder Chairman Captain CP Krishnan Nair of The Leela Group. The objective was to pay tribute to their late Founder Chairman who was an avid advocate and ardent supporter of contributing to the welfare of the society. The camp was organised in partnership with The Lions Blood Bank, Shalimar Bagh.


Speaking on the importance of the organisation of the blood donation camp Mr. Jaideep Anand, General Manager of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel said, “This is the third death anniversary of our Founder Chairman Captain CP Krishnan Nair, and he would have been 95-years-old today. To celebrate this momentous milestone, 95 employees from each of The Leela hotels have donated blood that will contribute towards saving lives. We hope to follow the principles of our founder and are confident that this feeling of gratitude will stay with us and guide us to always do and aim for the better.”


The Leela Ambience Convention is a strong believer of ‘change begins at home’ and coupled with the encouraging ideals of their late Founder Chairman, the hotel aims at bringing about a change in the society in the best possible ways that they can.


About The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel


The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi (formerly known as Kempinski Ambience Hotel Delhi), is strategically located near the historic Old Delhi as well as the central business districts of Delhi, Ghaziabad and Noida. The hotel is a landmark for both business and leisure travellers in the city.


The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel offers 480 rooms and suites; 70,000 square feet of multi-purpose meeting and banqueting space, including a pillar-less ballroom a with pre function area in excess of 30,000 square feet. One of the largest in a luxury hotel in India, the ballroom can accommodate more than 6000 guests in a cocktail format and 2500 in theatre-style. The Ballroom can be divided into 5 smaller rooms with flexible seating and adjacent to the Ballroom are 4 VIP guest rooms which are used as break away areas. The hotel also offers a second ballroom with an area of 3500 square feet and an exclusive 1100 square feet outdoor patio, 2 exclusive boardrooms and 3 meeting rooms.

Ambience Spring Carnival – a three day extravaganza concluded successfully

Fashion Flea Market at Ambience Spring Carnival

The three-day Ambience Spring Carnival drew to a close yesterday evening amidst much fanfare at the Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj. The carnival was hosted by Ambience that showcased the best in entertainment, music and live performances. Spring carnival drew one of the largest crowds the events ever saw on weekends and ended on a very successful note.

The spring carnival offered a vast array of delights ranging from street food to refreshing shakes and ice creams. Shopping was one of the major highlight at spring carnival and drew maximum crowd at the event. With a wide range of fashionable products on sale at the ‘Fashion flea’, the carnival was a delight for the fashion conscious shopaholics, be it be Indian wear or western wear. The live music drew enthusiastic participation from the visitors. The various entertainment programs at the carnival managed to set a lively tune and added glitz to the carnival.

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The three day carnival saw musical performances from various artistes and bands like Sanjeeta Bhattacharya & Rafiq Khan Langa, Sivana-The Band & Zoroon – Bollywood/Sufi Rock Band and PAN!C & Zaeden – DJ/music producer. The eclectic mix of performers and Genre’s set the crowd swaying to their beats. The ‘Food Flea’ saw exhibition from Food Trucks, Pop Stick Pop, Row, Food stalls, Burger king, Kolkata Biryani House, Pie Italian Pizzas n ice creams, Cafe Habit, Frozen ice cream rolls, The Waffle Studio and Lucky’s.


“It is amazing to look at the incredible response the carnival has managed to generate. We will continue to work towards making these kind of family events bigger and better in terms of the food, fashion and entertainment.” said Mr. Arjun Singh Gehlot, Director, Ambience Malls.


With top of the line performance from musicians and other entertainers along with amazing deals and latest fashion accessories, the Ambience spring carnival enthralled a wide array of mall visitors, making it an ideal and fun family experience.


About Ambience Mall:


Ambience Pvt. Ltd. is a real estate development company focused on premium developments. Ambience has proven track record of executing large, premium and innovative projects. The Group has successfully completed Ambience Mall- Gurgaon (the largest operational retail shopping mall in India (Source: Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj) popular all over India for one km of shopping experience on each floor, the Lagoon residential complex, an eight-floor corporate office tower, which are all part of the premium Ambience Island township at Gurgaon and Ambience Mall – Vasant Kunj. In addition, Ambience constructed Leela Kempinski (a hotel with 322 rooms and 90 service apartments) owned by a Group Entity as part of “Ambience Island”. Apart from above, Ambience has also developed various residential/commercial properties in posh colonies of South Delhi.

Ambience started its journey with the development of high quality residential apartments in South Delhi. Later on, diversified into larger development and commenced acquiring land in the prime location of Gurgaon on Delhi Border, NH-8 for the development of our signature integrated township namely ‘Ambience Island’, with Residential, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, 9 hole pitch & putt golf greens and community facilities.

Epicuria expanding -New Restaurants and Food Places at Epicuria

Epicuria expanding to its upper floor

New Restaurants and Food Places at Epicuria


New Delhi, 28th April, 2016: Epicuria Food Mall, South Delhi’s bustling food destination is all set to unveil its new upper floor with a world class designer look.  Soon the swanky upper floor will be home to famous restaurants, cafes and eating spots such as Social, Lord of the Drinks, Nando’s, Dimcha, Chaayos, Pizza Express, Dhaba by Claridges, Taco Bell and The Irish House; also an exclusive Looks Salon launching at this very floor.

Epicuria’s expedient location amongst business areas like Nehru Place, the popular Lotus Temple and adjoining posh residential colonies of New Friends Colony, Greater Kailash, Panchsheel Enclave, Maharani Bagh makes it an irresistible attraction for food lovers.  With a deluge of top-notch eateries all set to launch in this food scene, customers will surely be spoilt for choice for food and entertainment in this part of town.

Commenting on this new development, Mr. Vivek Bahl, Co-Founder, Epicuria said, “We are excited to open our doors for the new offerings at Epicuria; we look forward to fresh energies that these new brands will usher in. We are already renowned as a customer centric destination and the new eating spots are sure to satisfy the palates of many of our existing & new patrons. It’s definitely getting #EpicInHere!”  


About Epicuria

The country’s first-of-its-kind premium food and entertainment destination, launched in 2012 with a tagline – Food for All, Epicuria truly reflects the diverse options it has to offer for the Capital’s food lovers. Within a short span of time, this trendy South Delhi food mall fused with a bustling metro station has become an iconic landmark not only for commuters, students and business communities but also for several foreign tourists and visitors from other cities.

Currently the food mall houses various international hi-end food chains to QSR’s to lounge bars and clubs. The dining options ranges from fine dining restaurants such as Fio, Benihana, Big Wong to lounge bars and clubs such as The Flying Saucer Café, The Chatter House and The Beer Cafe to the international QSR’s like Starbucks, Burger King, L’Opera, Subway, Joost, KFC, Dunkin Donuts, Chicago Pizza to franchisees such as Café Coffee Day, Gelato Vinto, Keventers, Moti Mahal, Karims, Sona Sweets etc – literally, Epicuria is a place food lovers would call heaven.

The quality of food and service reflects the elaborate detailing and research which has gone into observing changing consumer patterns to strike the right chord with the food lovers. Epicuria has an extensive range of restaurants and cafés which offer diverse cuisines like Thai, Lebanese, Japanese, Italian, local cuisine with ample choices for non-vegetarians and vegetarians alike. Epicuria has services such as valet parking and easy parking options. Not only this, security is a key concern for Epicuria and it has taken strict measures for the security of its customers.

DLF Mall of India – The mall that India deserves announces its official opening


Positioned as India’s Destination Mall, DLF Mall of India stands for Happy Mallidays which will offer customers a never-before mall experience at par with international malls

DLF Mall of India, country’s first destination mall officially opened its doors for customers on April 27, 2016. DLF Mall of India soft launched in mid December 2015 and saw the fastest ever build up to launch with 250 brands in just 4 months. The mall houses over 330 brands in total which will be opening within the next quarter.

The essence of the mall is that of a destination, which encapsulates not just shopping but a never-before food & entertainment experience, which is thoughtfully and craftfully divided in 5 zones spread over 7 floors. The concept of Happy Mallidays has been derived from the fact that in a mall so big and fulfilling, a customer will experience the feeling of a holiday. The campaign positions DLF Mall of India as the ultimate destination for individuals across all age group looking for an international experience in a mall.

Location: Spread over 2 million square feet, DLF Mall of India is strategically located in the upscale sector 18 in Noida. The mall is easily accessible by road and metro from all across Delhi-NCR.

Speaking on the occasion of the mall launch, Sriram Khattar, Chief Executive Office, DLF Rental Business, said, “At DLF Group, our objective is to provide best in the class projects that make a positive impact on the community and DLF Mall of India is a shining example of that. DLF Mall of India is a game changer in the retail real estate business that focuses on providing an international experience that is second to none.”

Speaking at the launch of the mall, Pushpa Bector, Executive Vice President and Head at DLF Mall of India, said, “We are proud to announce the official launch of the mall that India deserves. DLF Mall of India has all the qualities on an international mall that will provide the visitors a global experience they have been waiting for. DLF Mall of India is a destination mall that will gainfully engage Delhi—NCR with endless options of shopping, food & entertainment.”

She further added, “DLF Mall of India stands for Happy Mallidays which will offer customers an experience of a happy fun-filled day trip they could take anytime within the city.”

Besides shopping options, approximately 40% of space in DLF Mall of India is dedicated to food and beverage brands, casual dining and indoor entertainment experiences. It boasts of a total of 73 F&B options to choose from besides a stylish Food Court which encompasses a seating capacity of over 1,000 people.


Zones: DLF Mall of India is categorised into five ‘Zones’, a concept which focuses on making a mall experience convenient and enjoyable more than ever before.

Market Place (Lower Ground Floor), houses the hypermarket and a home furnishing zone along with value fashion players. The well detailed travelators allow for convenience and easy movement of trolleys for the shoppers. This level hosts Big Bazaar Gen Nxt and Home Centre as anchors.

International Boulevard (Ground & First Floor) houses the best of international fashion & beauty brands. This zone includes the largest H&M store in the country with the entire range the brand has to offer along with the flagship stores of Zara, F21 and M&S as anchor brands.

High Street (second floor) offers cherry picked high street Indian-ethnic brands for wedding, occasion and Indian-ethnic shopping. The zone is anchored by Bombay Selections and houses other cult brands like Meena Bazaar, Greenways, Perfection House, Kalpana Sarees, Zardozi, Anita Dongre, Anokhi, Tarini, Suvasa, etc.

Family World (third floor). This floor houses a zone for kids and casual dining offering 20 restaurants covering all popular cuisines. Anchored my Hamley’s & Mothercare, Family World also houses the best from the world of food, like Shree Ratnam, Pirates of Grill, Mama Goto, Pizza Express, Soda Bottle Opener Wala, famous & cult – United Coffee House and many more.

Leisure Land (Fourth & Fifth floor). The top two floors of the mall house the largest indoor entertainment zone of the country. Offering indoor entertainment that surpasses anything available in the country, is the mall’s unique and large-scale gaming concepts like Smaaash, Ski India (an indoor snow park modelled after Ski Dubai) and Funcity. The 7-star DT Star Cinemas also has special treat for kids in the form of a unique auditorium for children with a specially designed kids candy bar. Leisure Land also includes a massive food court which offers refreshing mix of brands covering all popular food court cuisines.

About the DLF Group:

DLF is India’s largest real estate developer with projects spread pan India. DLF has over 60 years of track record of sustained growth, customer satisfaction, and innovation. The company has 332 million sq. ft. of planned projects with 62 Million Sq.ft of projects under construction. DLF’s primary business is the development of residential, commercial and retail properties. The company has a unique business model with earnings arising from development and rentals. Its exposure across businesses, segments and geographies, helps mitigate any down-cycle in the market. From developing 22 major colonies in Delhi, DLF is now present across 15 states-24 cities in India. DLF forayed in retail in the year 2000 and delivered successful projects like DLF promenade, DLF Emporio, DLF Place Saket and DLF City Centre Chandigarh. The total area of DLF’s leased operational shopping malls is approximately 1.4 million sq.ft. and in the next 24 months, a robust growth up to 3.7 million sq.ft. is projected.

About DLF Mall of India:

DLF “With an expertise of more than six decades in the industry, brings DLF Mall of India the first destination mall of the country, a marquee project set to create a benchmark in the retail business of India. It is an 1800 crore project, spread across the retail space of 2 million (sq.ft. GLA) which is going to double the total DLF’s retail portfolio. Business and brings the unique concept of ‘Zoning’ for the first time in India for the ease of Customer’s shopping experience. The property also epitomizes the ‘Digital Mall’ experience with digital directories that have been designed keeping global best practices in mind. In addition, the mall is the first LEED GOLD certified mall in North India. This makes the property an eco-friendly and sustainable construction, further cementing the position of DLF as a leader in responsible development.