IHCL signs a new Vivanta hotel in Manipal, Karnataka
The hotel is a management contract with Harinath Builders & Developers Pvt. Ltd., a sister concern of Ballal Developers Ltd
Ballal Developers has been active over the last 40 years in Manipal, Udupi and Mangalore in the field of construction including Residential & Commercial projects as well as Infrastructure projects by the Government. IHCL joined hands with Ballal Developers for the management of the new Vivanta hotel at Manipal.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Nagaraj Ballal, Managing Director and CEO, Ballal Developers, said, “We are proud to have joined hands with IHCL, the pioneers of Indian hospitality and custodians of the Taj brand, in bringing Manipal - Udupi’s first upscale hotel under the brand Vivanta”.
The proposed hotel will comprise 100 well-furnished guest rooms and will include an all-day dining restaurant, bar, a rooftop diner, recreation facilities and modern meeting spaces.
Commenting on the signing, Ms. Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President – Real Estate & Development, IHCL said, “The signing of Vivanta Manipal is aligned to Aspiration 2022 with its focus on aggressive domestic growth. We are delighted to have partnered with Ballal Developers for this hotel and through this association provide a contemporary suite of offerings to both business and leisure travellers.”
Strategically located on the main Udupi – Manipal road on NH 169A, Vivanta Manipal is just one and half kilometres from the campus of the world famous Manipal Academy of Higher Education, and is within walking distance of various shopping malls, commercial complexes and entertainment options.