IHCL EXPANDS ITS PRESENCE IN SIKKIM WITH THE SIGNING OF A NEW GINGER HOTEL IN GANGTOK
MUMBAI, SEPETMBER 2, 2022: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a new Ginger hotel in Gangtok, Sikkim. This hotel is a fully fitted lease in partnership with Mrs. Sonam and Mr. Dorjee Bhutia.
Commenting on the signing, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President - Real Estate & Development, IHCL, said, “This signing is in line with IHCL’s commitment to the North-eastern part of India as we continue to tap into the region’s tremendous potential. The company now has three of its brands – Taj, Vivanta and Ginger present in the beautiful state of Sikkim. We are delighted to partner with Mr. and Mrs. Bhutia.”
Strategically located in Bojoghari on top of a hill with picturesque views of the mountains, the Ginger hotel is a short drive away from key tourist sights and traditional business district. The design is influenced by the local Sikkimese and Tibetan architecture. The 87-room hotel will also feature Qmin, the all-day-diner, a bar and a fitness centre. The hotel will have conference rooms, making this the ideal location to host business and leisure travellers. The Brownfield project is slated to open in 2023.
Gangtok is the capital of the north eastern state of Sikkim. It is a popular hill station offering panoramic views of Mt. Kanchenjunga. It is also the base for Sikkim’s thriving tourism industry that includes monasteries, adventure sports and casinos.
With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have three hotels across brands in Sikkim including two under development.
About The Indian Hotels Company Limited
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries bring together a group of brands and businesses that offer a fusion of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service. These include Taj – the iconic brand for the most discerning travellers and ranked as the World’s Strongest Hotel Brand and India’s Strongest Brand as per Brand Finance Hotels 50 Report 2022 and India 100 Report 2022, respectively; SeleQtions, a named collection of hotels; Vivanta, sophisticated upscale hotels; and Ginger, which is revolutionising the lean luxe segment.
Incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, the Company opened its first hotel - The Taj Mahal Palace, in Bombay in 1903. IHCL has a portfolio of 242 hotels including 62 under development globally across 4 continents, 11 countries and in over 100 locations. The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is India’s largest hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.
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