IHCL SETS FOOT IN JAMMU, ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF VIVANTA JAMMU, CITY CENTRE
MUMBAI, JUNE 29, 2023: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the opening of its first hotel in Jammu in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Situated in the heart of the city, Vivanta Jammu, City Centre offers panoramic views of the Himalayas.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL, said, “With the opening of this hotel, IHCL now has a presence in the gateway city of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu an emerging city, is an important economic centre with a thriving tourism industry. This also extends our itinerary in the union territory with our existing hotels in Srinagar and Katra. We are delighted to launch Vivanta Jammu, City Centre which will be an integral part of the city’s landscape.”
The 90 keys Vivanta Jammu, City Centre is strategically located at Residency Road, in close proximity to the famous Raghunath temple. In addition to the elegant rooms and suites with a contemporary design, the hotel offers a range of eclectic culinary offerings including Mynt - the all-day diner offering international and local favourites, a speciality restaurant – The Grill, and bar – Wink. The hotel features state-of-the-art health and wellness facilities, including a rooftop pool crafted for rejuvenation. The over 3,800 sq. ft. of versatile banqueting space, is ideal for meetings and social celebrations.
Mr. Ujjwal Bhimwal, General Manager, Vivanta Jammu, City Centre said, “The stylish and sophisticated hotel is perfect for both business as well as leisure travellers. I look forward to welcoming guests to the city’s new address.”
Jammu, situated on the banks of the river Tawi, is the winter capital of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is also known as the City of Temples for its ancient temples.
With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have five hotels in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir including one 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 270 hotels including 79 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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