An IHCL SeleQtions
Hotel in Rishikesh
||Puneet Chhatwal, MD & CEO, IHCL
Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the opening of Anand Kashi By The Ganges - IHCL SeleQtions hotel in Rishikesh. Nestled between the majestic Himalayan mountains and the banks of the pristine waters of the holy Ganges, it was the erstwhile residence of the Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal.
Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL said, “Known as the Yoga Capital of the world, Rishikesh is an eclectic mix of culture and adventure, attracting tourists from around the world for decades. Strengthening its presence with the addition of Anand Kashi, IHCL will now offers two distinct hotels in the pilgrim town.”
Anand Kashi’s 24 themed rooms, conceptualised on the Vedic Panchamahabhuta philosophy, offer breathtaking views of thick forests, lofty mountain ranges, lush fruit orchards and the Ganges. The hotel showcases Garhwali architecture with a contemporary touch. The all-day diner, Ana Rasa, gives a taste of global cuisines along with a slice of fresh organic produce from the hotel’s orchards. Guests can enjoy a starry night at the rooftop bar, Amrit Tara, or have a relaxed meal at the Ganga Deck. The conference rooms are perfectly equipped for intimate business meetings and conferences.
Amrit Kashi Spa by Forest Essentials draws inspiration from its serene surroundings, and its holistic treatments provide a deep sense of inner peace. At the hotel, guests can indulge in bespoke experiences including the Ganga Aarti by the resident priest or just watch the Ganges flow from the hotel’s private beach and soak in energy of Rishikesh.
“Anand Kashi on the banks of the sacred Ganges is an ideal place for the rejuvenation of body, mind and soul. We look forward to welcoming guests to this tranquil haven,” said Pradeep Gusain, Hotel Manager, Anand Kashi By The Ganges – IHCL SeleQtions. With the opening of Anand Kashi, IHCL will now have 7 hotels in Uttarakhand with 2 under development.
IHCL Signs a New
Hotel in Udaipur
||Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President - Real Estate & Development, IHCL
Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, recently announced the signing of a new SeleQtions hotel in Udaipur, Rajasthan. The hotel is a management contract with Lalit Bagh Heritage Palace and Museum Private Limited.
Commenting on the signing, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President - Real Estate & Development, IHCL, said, “Udaipur is ranked amongst the world’s top destinations to travel to and IHCL has had its presence in the city for over 50 years now. Fast evolving as the preferred venue for social events and conferences, it has a huge business potential. We are delighted to partner with Lalit Bagh Heritage Palace and Museum Private Limited to bring our sixth hotel to Udaipur.”
The 151-room SeleQtions hotel is strategically located in Nahar Mangra, with close proximity to the airport. Spread over eight acres, the hotel is being built in the tradition of the grand palaces of Rajasthan. It will have an all-day diner, a specialty restaurant and bar. The hotel will have over 10,000 square feet of banquet space, meeting rooms and expansive lawns, perfect for elegant weddings and conferences. It is a Brownfield project slated to open in 2025.
Tikam Singh Rao, Director, Lalit Bagh Heritage Palace and Museum Private Limited, said, “We are delighted to partner with IHCL for this SeleQtions hotel. The company is renowned for putting Udaipur on the global tourist map.”
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