The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group kickstarts the second season of 'The Festival of Canacona'

Top Quote The Lalit Suri Foot Ball Cup witnesses an enthralling climax. This is followed by an Exhibition Match with Churchill Bros on December 30th Upcoming Events include December 31st to witness one of its kind - The Second Lalit Suri Beach Exhibition Polo New year Carnival Ano Novo on January 01st End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 01, 2011 - The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, an enterprise of Bharat Hotels Ltd. kick started its year-end festivities with The Lalit Suri Football Cup, part of the Group's 'Festival of Canacona', at InterContinental The Lalit Goa Resort. In its second year, this annual festival commemorates the end of the year celebration, unique to the area of Canacona. The Lalit Suri Football Cup concluded today with an exciting & gripping match between The Lalit Team & Goa's very own Churchill Bros. The Festival of Canacona stands as a firm commitment to Developing Destinations by The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group and spells out its vision, which encompasses a holistic development of tourism and hospitality with a social responsibility for the region it makes a presence in. The Group endeavors to involve the local population, as it feels that the benefit of the prosperity that comes along with the opening of a luxury hotel can act as an economic multiplier for that region, when the corporate acts with wisdom.

    The Lalit Suri Football Cup witnessed participation of locals & guests visiting South Goa & made it a truly memorable experience for the Group.

    The Lalit Suri Foot Ball Cup on December 29th & Exhibition Match between Churchill Brothers and The Lalit Team on December 30th at Devbaga Ground, Canacona - in association with The Lions Club of Canacona
    To stimulate the youth and enhance the game of football - The Group organized - The Lalit Suri Football Cup 2010 in association with The Lions Club of Canacona at Devbaga Ground, Canacona. This year the event has become bigger and better with teams from all over Goa registering themselves for this special tournament. The local teams had been playing amongst each other for past few weeks, & December 29th saw an exciting final match between Navelim 11 and Cuncolim 11. Cuncolim 11 was declared the winner of the match yesterday. The winning team and the runner up received a trophy each and a cash prize of Rs. 50000 and Rs. 30000 each . Besides this each participant was awarded a medal and cash prize.
    Some of the best players from the region of Canacona have been picked up to form The Lalit team which today fought a gripping battle with Churchill Bros for the winners' title. The winners and the runner up took home a specially designed 'The Lalit Suri Football Cup trophy' and cash prize for each player. The entire Devbaga Ground came alive with over 1000 people witnessing this enthralling match.

    On this happy occasion Dr. Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson and Managing Director, The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group said, "I am happy to host such a wonderful event which not only promotes football as a sport but also encourages local talent. We look forward to many such happy occasions."

    Further reiterating the Groups commitment of promoting sports in the region, the ground where this match was held would be eventually developed by The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group. The development plan consists of a club house with lockers and rest room facilities for players and spectator stands.

    Forthcoming events

    December 31st to witness The Lalit Suri Beach Exhibition Polo

    After last year's astounding success, this one of a kind event - The Second Lalit Suri Beach Exhibition Polo Goa hosted by Dr. Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson & Managing Director of The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group will see internationally renowned Indian Polo players pit their skills against each other midst the spectacular setting of InterContinental The Lalit Goa Resort's Raj Baga Beach. Timing- 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at The Raj Baga Beach, Intercontinental The Lalit Goa Resort

    The Carnival Ano Novo on January 01st
    After last years immense success The New Year of 2011 brings to us for the second time the much anticipated - Carnival Ano Novo. Organized, by The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group to excite the residents of the Canacona region in celebrating the arrival of a new beginning - the Carnival will have five colorful floats, over 200 costumed folk dancers of the region, lots of music and a spectacular parade. Timing- 3 pm onwards commencing from Intercontinental The Lalit Goa Resort and culminating at The Palolem Beach

    About Bharat Hotels Limited the owning company of The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group - Bharat Hotels Limited is a leading hotel company from India, presently offering SEVENTEEN luxurious hotels, with EIGHT operational properties and NINE under development in the five-star deluxe segment. Bharat Hotels, known for its spectacular hotels all operated under THE LALIT brand, presently has operating properties in New Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Bangalore, Srinagar, Udaipur, Khajuraho and newly opened Bekal, with under construction hotels, scheduled to open between 2011 to 2013 in, Kolkata, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, NOIDA, Dehradoon, Dubai and Koh Samui (Thailand).

    About InterContinental The Lalit Goa Resort - Located along the western coast of India, InterContinental The LaLiT Goa Resort is a luxurious five star resort built on 85 acres of land, offering 255 rooms. The Portuguese style architecture with an elegant blend of Goan culture at this 5 star resort is the base of it's twin storey sprawling structure - all nestled amidst formally landscaped gardens, a golf course and a multitude of hotel facilities ranging from modern meeting rooms to trendy bar and dining avenues, from beach activities to a holistic spa; and from water activities to sports facilities.

    For further information please contact:
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    Neha Shaikh - 09673664477 / nshaikh ( @ ) perfectrelations dot com
    Diana Braganza - 09850222347 / dbraganza ( @ ) perfectrelations dot com

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