IHCL to transform Jammu hotel into Vivanta site

by | 29 Jun 2022 | Hotel Projects, Projects

Image courtesy of Vinayaraj via Wikimedia Commons.

Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) is adding a Vivanta brand hotel to its slate with the renovation of a property in Jammu city.

The site in the Jammu and Kashmir winter capital will be overhauled following a management contract with KC Group.

City centre location

The 88-room Vivanta by Taj Jammu 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 centre and spa. The property 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.

Significant potential

Suma Venkatesh, executive vice president – real estate and 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.”

Raju Chowdhary, chairman, K C Group and Siddhant Chowdhary, MD of 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.”

With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have five hotels in Jammu and Kashmir including three under development.

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