French hospitality major Accor has announced the launch of its full-service 120-room Novotel property in Chandigarh. Of the existing portfolio of brands, Novotel, the company said, forms the largest network of mid-scale hotels in the country with 20 properties operational.

Puneet Dhawan, senior vice president of operations – India & South Asia, Accor, said “India presents substantial opportunities to grow our midscale brands. This will be an ideal brand for the Chandigarh market as it caters to both corporate and leisure travellers.”