KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Chaudhary Group (CG) has signed an agreement with Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) to bring hospitality brand Vivanta to Kathmandu.
IHCL and Chaudhary Group signed an agreement to this extent on Monday.
The new Vivanta will be IHCL's second hotel in Nepal after Meghauli Serai in Chitwan National Park -- a UNESCO World Heritage site, according to a statement issued by the group.
IHCL brand includes Taj, Vivanta and Ginger.
"The new Vivanta outlet in Nepal will have 111 spacious rooms and suites with a selection of rooms offering panoramic views of the Kathmandu city," the group said in the statement.
The hotel will be located in Jhamsikhel, Kathmandu. The hotel will also include all-day dining and specialty restaurants, a bar, banqueting facilities and a spa.
After signing the agreement, Rahul Chaudhary, managing director of CG Corp Global and Director at R&R Hotels and Resorts, said: “We are delighted to once again partner with IHCL. After having signed partnership for 12 hospitality projects with IHCL in Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Malaysia, Thailand, India and Nepal, we are now introducing the Vivanta brand to Nepal. We look forward to bringing the legendary Indian hospitality to the Kathmandu Valley.”
Similarly, Puneet Chhatwal, managing director and Chief Executive Officer at Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) said: “We are honored to partner with R&R Hotels and Resorts for this new hotel. Kathmandu is an extremely popular tourist destination and this hotel will help us complete a tourist circuit with Meghauli Serai, our Taj Safari lodge in Chitwan National Park.”