Raipur, the capital city of Chhattisgarh has been seeing a momentum in business over the last few years. Courtyard by Marriott, the 14th property for the brand in India, has just been launched. The hotel has the largest guest suite in the city, at 699 square feet, making it a good option for elite guests. Neeraj Govil, Market Vice- President, South Asia, Marriott International Inc. iterated during the launch, “The business community in South Asia, specifically in India, is growing at an unprecedented rate and this community is looking at lodging options that combines comfort and value. Central India in particular is evolving at a rapid pace and we want to be a part of this growth story, Raipur is an upcoming business and MICE destination, making it a key player in the region. We believe our new property will efficiently cater to this growing business segment.” There are 96 rooms and 12 suites. All of these are equipped with high-speed wireless Internet, TVs, coffee machine and other conveniences designed for the business traveller. The spa is one of the finest features of the property. The hotel is an ideal venue for corporate events, meeting facilities and workshops areas with a 425-square-metre ballroom, which can be divided into two function spaces.