Press Release

28 February 2019

The Ashok is proud to be preferred hotel of Indian teams from Asian Games 2018

The Ashok, New Delhi (A flagship property of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) Ltd.) takes privilege of being the preferred hotel of the Asian Games 2018 Indian teams who have made our country proud and cemented our place on such prestigious platform. The Ashok salutes the exemplary performance of the Indian teams at Asian Games.

India brought home a total of 69 medals – 15 gold, 24 silver and 30 bronze from the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia to surpass the medal count from 2010 Games in Guangzhou, China. This is also India’s best ever overall medal tally, equalling country’s joint-best effort at the Asian Games since the inaugural edition in 1951. The total of 24 silver medals is also the highest ever in Asiad history for India.

The foremost of Delhi's five-star hotels and the flagship hotel of the Ashok Group, The Ashok symbolizes the traditional grandeur of the historic capital of India. Set in a prime location in Delhi's Diplomatic Enclave, the property is a distinctive landmark, its rose-pink walls and arched arc-turreted contours set it apart from the glass and concrete conformity of other hotels. The Ashok’s hospitality, high level comfort, quality services and catering to its distinguished clientele has made a name to reckon with in the country.