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Langham Hospitality Group Opens 93-room Eaton Smart, New Delhi Airport
Transit Hotel inside Terminal 3 of the New Delhi Airport in India

June 14, 2011
- Langham Hospitality Group has announced that Eaton Smart, India’s first airport transit hotel at New Delhi Airport is now officially open with rates from 3,000INR (approx US$65) per five hour stay.

The midscale Eaton Smart is one of three Eaton hospitality brands which include the upscale Eaton Luxe and the extended stay Eaton House product which balance functionality with high levels of comfort and service. All Eaton properties share a similar design philosophy: smart, modern, and uncomplicated. Each hotel is also given a sense of place with accents from the local surroundings so every property will also present the spirit of its location.

The 93-room Eaton Smart, New Delhi Airport Transit Hotel is located inside Terminal 3 of the new airport building and is designed to make unpleasant layovers a thing of the past with its intelligent modern design and comfortable facilities, convenient services.

Passengers with valid tickets are able to check in into the 36-room domestic wing or into the 57-room wing in the international terminal after customs controls. The property offers modern rooms for a minimum of five hour slots allowing guests to relax before and after a flight. In addition to guestrooms, guests are able to reserve the Aqua Pods in which to freshen up while allowing access to the hotel’s services and facilities.

Services include the Essentials Spa concept that offers a range of treatments for pre and post flight pampering to alleviate jetlag or head and foot massages. A fully-equipped gymnasium allows guests to work out and energise.

Eaton Smart, New Delhi Airport Transit Hotel aims to make mass-produced, bland airport cuisine a distant memory. The property features a high quality all-day café dining restaurant serving freshly-prepared international comfort foods and local culinary favourites.

Bob van den Oord, Vice President of Langham Hospitality Group said: “Eaton customers are self-sufficient, tech-savvy globetrotters who value efficiency and friendly can do service so we’ve built our model on the ability to do more for each guest, affordably and with simplicity.”

New Delhi Airport Terminal 3 handles around 34 million passengers a year and is reputed to be the world’s sixth busiest airport with 1,500 passengers transiting daily.

About Langham Hospitality Group
Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of distinctive hospitality brands which include hotels, resorts, residential serviced apartments, restaurants and spas, located on four continents.

It takes its name from the legendary Langham in London which was opened in 1865 as Europe’s first Grand Hotel.  For almost 150 years, this flagship hotel has represented sophisticated and gracious hospitality, a philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses across all properties.

The brands include the luxurious Langham and international five-star Langham Place, the upscale Eaton Luxe, midscale Eaton Smart, and the award-winning Chuan Spa.

The Langham is where guests can enjoy service with poise and be enchanted by our innovation and traditions while Langham Place, the fun sibling of The Langham, is about living the 21st century through design, technology and attitude, epitomising stimulating and artistic hospitality.

Eaton, a premium member brand, aims to surprise and delight our guests with a value-for-money proposition that delivers a stylish, modern level of comfort with spirited, can-do service.

Currently 28 member hotels are open or in the pipeline across four continents. Langham Hospitality Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings (Stock Code: 0041) which was founded in 1963 and listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd in 1972. Reservations can be made by logging onto


Sherona Shng
Vice President - Communications
Eaton Hotels International
Tel:   (852) 3552 3938
Fax:  (852) 3552 3902

Ainslie Cheung
Director of Public Relations (International)
Eaton Hotels International
Tel:   (852) 3552 3823
Fax:  (852) 3552 3902


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