Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) Arrives In Haridwar, Uttarakhand; Signs A SeleQtions Hotel
Mumbai, January 16, 2020: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a SeleQtions hotel – Pilibhit House in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. This hotel is in partnership with Prasad Heritage Pvt. Ltd.
Commenting on the signing, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President - Real Estate & Development, IHCL said, “Haridwar, located on the banks of the River Ganga, is visited by thousands of pilgrims annually. With this new hotel, IHCL further strengthens its religious tourism portfolio of hotels. We are delighted to partner with Prasad Heritage Pvt. Ltd. The Company currently manages 12 hotels across cities through which the River Ganga flows.”
The 35-room hotel, located at a short distance from all major attractions, has a distinctive design that focuses on tranquillity and harmony. The elegantly appointed rooms are designed to give guests a sense of place and calm, drawing from the cultural ethos of Haridwar. The other features include a multi-cuisine restaurant, pool and spa with a private bathing ghat (steps with access to the River Ganga for bathing.) It is slated to open in mid-2021.
Commenting on the partnership, the Prasad family said, “This will be our second hotel with IHCL. We will be introducing the SeleQtions brand to Uttarakhand with this hotel.”
Haridwar, in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand, is one of the oldest living cities and is regarded as one of the seven holiest places for Hindus. It is one of the four places in India that hosts the famous Kumbh Mela and is the base to travel to other popular towns such as Rishikesh, Devprayag and the famous Char Dham Yatra tourist circuit.
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 hallmark of iconic hospitality, SeleQtions, a named collection of hotels, Vivanta, sophisticated upscale hotels and Ginger which is revolutionizing 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 196 hotels including 40 under development globally across 4 continents, 12 countries and in over 100 locations.
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is South Asia’s largest hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.
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