IHCL SIGNS ITS FOURTH GINGER HOTEL IN KOCHI, KERALA
MUMBAI, FEBRUARY 9, 2023: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of fourth hotel under the Ginger brand in Kochi, Kerala. With this addition IHCL will now have six hotels across its brands in the city. The hotel is a fully fitted lease.
Speaking on the occasion, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President - Real Estate & Development, IHCL said, “IHCL has a long association with Kerala, with all its brands present in the state. Kochi, the largest metropolitan city in Kerala is also its financial capital. Addition of Ginger to the existing IHCL hotels will cater to multiple segments of the market. We are delighted to partner with Hotel Pearl Dunes Pvt Ltd.”
The 73-key hotel is strategically located in the central business district at MG Road. It is at a drivable distance from Cochin Airport as well as important tourist destinations. The hotel will house an all-day diner – Qmin, offering a variety of global and local favourites, a banquet hall, swimming pool and a fitness centre.
Mr. KM Abdul Latheef, Managing Director, Hotel Pearl Dunes Pvt Ltd. said, “The Ginger hotel with its central location will be a welcome addition to Kochi. We are delighted to partner with IHCL for its renowned service ethos and its vast network of distribution.”
Kochi is the most important commercial and industrial city in the state of Kerala. Called “Queen of the Arabian Sea”, it is also a major tourist destination.
With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have 16 hotels across Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta and Ginger brands across Kerala including four under development.
About Hotel Pearl Dunes Pvt Ltd
Hotel Pearl Dunes Pvt Ltd is led by Mr. KM Abdul Latheef, who has business interests in India, Qatar and UAE. These include hyper markets, textiles, automobiles, steel, shipping and an oil company in the Middle East. He also owns hotels in Kerala.
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 257 hotels including 70 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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