Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) 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 center, 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 the 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.