Delhi’s first mall, Ansal Plaza, repositioned as Delhi’s ultimate sports and F&B destination, has opened its door to its two anchor brands, Decathlon, the global sports retail giant and The Arena, Ultra Luxury lounge.
According to ANI report: During a daylong celebration, Ansal Plaza hosted the grand opening of one of India’s biggest two level Decathlon Khel Gaon store, which is equipped with smart LED screens and open space for sports activities. A gala evening party was also organized to announce the grand launch of The Arena.
With a bagful of new and unique sporting events like Capoeria (Afro Brazilian marital arts), Blind Cricket, Free Motion Ski, Basketball and Zumba, the Grand opening of the Decathlon Khel Gaon store at Ansal Plaza promises to be an exciting affair for the sports enthusiasts of Delhi. A unique costume run for kids and 5-10 km run for adults was also scheduled as a part of Decathlon Khel Gaon store’s Opening Run on Sunday, December 4, 2016.
The Arena with approx. 13,000 sq.ft. extravaganza spread across two levels with indoor and outdoor party areas, private and VIP event space, great ambience and a fully stocked up bar. With a great dance floor, superior customer service and exceptional pricing The Arena is another wonderful reason to visit Ansal Plaza.
Talking about the two grand openings on Saturday, Head Retail, Ansal API, Amit Phull was quoted by ANI as saying, “We identified that sports shopping experience is one of the niches that lacks in other South Delhi malls and the event and experience that Ansal Plaza offers will help us live up to our promise of being the ultimate sports hub of Delhi. Also, the launch of The Arena along with other premium F&B Brands will help us in establishing the mall as an ultimate destination for various kinds of world cuisine.”
Caroline Mulliez of Decathlon was quoted by ANI as saying, “We are proud to be associated with Ansal Plaza. The strategic location offers the best catchment of sports enthusiast and its vast open space also supports what Decathlon stands for, which is sporty fun at exceptionally affordable prices.”
Co-founder, The Arena, Mukul Bajaj was quoted by ANI as saying, “We are excited about the launch. We are definite that the prime location of Ansal Plaza at the heart of the city will draw the kind of patrons The Arena is looking for.”
Owner, Taksim, Sahil Madaan was quoted by ANI as saying, “Trends meet chic in our very own of serving world cuisine. Taksim, with its International concept offering fusion Turkish and Indian cuisine, is trying to find a balance between a cafe and a restro bar.”
Ansal Plaza has been the hub of entertainment in Delhi since 1999 as the city’s first mall. With its prime location, excellent parking facility and vast green space, Ansal Plaza promises to continue the tradition of excitement and celebration in its new avatar.