IHCL STEPS INTO JAMMU, SIGNS A VIVANTA HOTEL IN THE CITY
MUMBAI, JUNE 7, 2022: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a Vivanta hotel in Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir. Located in the heart of the city, the existing hotel will be upgraded into the Vivanta brand post renovation. This is a management contract with the KC Group.
Commenting on the signing, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President – Real Estate & Development, IHCL, said, “The signing of this hotel is in line with IHCL’s vision of expanding our presence in key domestic markets. Jammu has significant tourism and commercial potential. Vivanta Jammu will be the first IHCL hotel in the city. We are delighted to partner with the KC Group.”
The 88-rooms Vivanta hotel is strategically located in the city centre, a short driving distance from the airport as well as all major tourist attractions and commercial districts. Dining options at the hotel will include Mynt, the all-day dining restaurant, and a bar. Recreational facilities will include a pool, fitness center and spa. The hotel will also feature banqueting halls with meeting rooms for social and business gatherings. The hotel is slated to open at the end of 2022 after completing renovation.
Mr. Raju Chowdhary, Chairman, K C Group and Siddhant Chowdhary, Managing Director Hotel KC City Centre said, “We are happy to collaborate with IHCL for this hotel in Jammu. We believe that this Vivanta hotel will leverage the untapped potential of the hospitality landscape in the city with a new and refreshed spirit.”
Jammu, on the banks of the River Tawi, is the winter capital 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 Jammu & Kashmir including three under development.
About K C Group
The KC Group is one of the oldest and well respected business houses in Jammu. Starting as a timber trading and furniture company before independence, it has diversified and has a footprint across education, automobile dealerships, malls, multiplexes and industrial units.
About The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL)
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 the World’s Strongest Hotel Brand 2021 and India’s Strongest Brand as per Brand Finance 2020 & 2022, 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 237 hotels including 60 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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