IHCL and Muralya Hotels & Resorts sign a Vivanta hotel in Thiruvananthapuram

IHCL operates 11 hotels in Kerela including two under development

Mr. K. Muraleedharan, Chairman and MD, Muralya Hotels & Resorts Pvt with Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL (left to right)
Mr. K. Muraleedharan, Chairman and MD, Muralya Hotels & Resorts Pvt with Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL (left to right)

After the recent launch of a Vivanta hotel in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, IHCL brings the upscale brand to the capital city of Kerela. This hotel in Thiruvananthapuram is a management contract with Muralya Hotels & Resorts Pvt. Ltd.

The 108-room Vivanta Thiruvananthapuram is a blend of contemporary chic design, reinterpreted with a local theme and craftsmanship. Facilities include spacious rooms, an all-day diner, an Indian specialty restaurant, bar and meeting spaces. It also boasts of a rooftop swimming pool and a gym. The hotel is slated to open in March 2020.

Commenting on the signing, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President - Real Estate & Development, IHCL said, “This signing is in line with Aspiration 2022 to be present in all the state capitals of India. Kerala has always been very important for the company. With the addition of this hotel, we will have 11 hotels in the state. We are delighted to partner with Muralya Hotels & Resorts Pvt. Ltd.”

Mr. K. Muraleedharan, Chairman and MD, Muralya Hotels & Resorts Pvt. Ltd. said, “IHCL has a strong presence in Kerala. The hotel will open in a couple of months and we look forward to bringing a Vivanta hotel to Kerala’s largest and most cosmopolitan city.”

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