IHCL EXPANDS ITS PRESENCE IN UTTARAKHAND, SIGNS A SELEQTIONS HOTEL IN NAUKUCHIATAL
L To R: Suma Venkatesh and Puneet Chhatwal (MD&CEO) of IHCL, Mukund Prasad and Vibhas Prasad of Leisure Hotels Group
MUMBAI, JUNE 1, 2023: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a resort in Naukuchiatal, Uttarakhand. This is a conversion and will be rebranded an IHCL – SeleQtions hotel after extensive renovations and expansion.
Commenting on the signing, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, IHCL said, “The signing of this hotel is in line with IHCL’s vision of expanding its presence in the leisure destinations. Naukuchiatal is a picturesque hill station in Uttarakhand’s lake district. Nestled amidst the Kumaon Himalayas it provides easy access to other popular hill stations in the state. We are delighted to strengthen our partnership with Leisure Hotels Group for our fifth hotel together.”
The 88-room resort, sprawled over 4 acres elegantly borders the famous Naukuchiatal Lake, offering panoramic views of the water and the scenic splendor of the Himalayan foothills. It will boast of a range of dining options, including an all-day diner, a bar, and a specialty restaurant on the decks overlooking the shimmering lake. The property also offers a swimming pool, spa, gymnasium, and spacious indoor and outdoor venues for social gatherings and corporate events.
Vibhas Prasad, Director, Leisure Hotels Group said, “We are delighted to partner with IHCL for our fifth property. The company with its pioneering efforts has put many destinations on the global tourist map. This will bring Kumaon in Uttarakhand on the tourism circuit while fostering invaluable support to the local community. We believe it will transform the hospitality landscape in the region.”
With the addition of this, IHCL has nine hotels across Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta and Ginger brands in Uttarakhand including four under development
About Leisure Hotels Group
Leisure Hotels Group is an experiential resort chain in North India and the largest across the state of Uttarakhand. Since its foundation in 1989, the group has had the chance to serve amongst the largest number of travellers in Uttarakhand at 17 scenic locations.
The group’s portfolio of smart business hotels, boutique resorts, bespoke villas and luxury camps, include beautiful properties offering leisure, adventure, wilderness, wellness & spiritual experiences. The group intends to continue delivering an old-fashioned style of award-winning and full-hearted services at core of its customer delight experience.
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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 270 hotels including 81 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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