The Fern Brand Goes Overseas; Opens First Hotel In Kathmandu
Though the company has been managing hotels in the Himalayan kingdom for a while now, it is for the first time that they have forayed out of the country under their own brand.
The Fern Hotels & Resorts, India’s leading environmentally sensitive hotel chain has started spreading its wings in the picturesque Himalayan country – Nepal and has opened its first overseas property under The Fern Residency brand in Kathmandu. With this opening, the tally of the hotels managed by the group under The Fern Residency brand goes up to 23 hotels. Overall this is the 53rd hotel which is being managed by the group.
The Fern Residency, Kathmandu is located in the heart of the city. The major tourist attractions such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhat Bhateni Supermarket are just 2 kilometres away from the hotel, whereas Thamel Tourist Hub and Durbar Marg Down Town are just 4 kilometres away.
The hotel offers a total of 58 well-appointed rooms – 46 Winter Green Rooms, 10 Fern Club Rooms and 02 Hazel Suites. The hotel facilities include a finely designed multi-cuisine restaurant, a coffee shop, 2 conference rooms, health club with spa and a mini-casino. The hotel has easy access to the major sightseeing attractions in town and to public transport as well. The various facilities provided by the hotel include express check-in & check-out, complimentary buffet breakfast, high-speed Wi-Fi, in-room tea & coffee facility, health club, etc.
The COO of the company Suhail Kannampilly said, “We are delighted to offer guests visiting Nepal the Fern experience in Kathmandu and to enjoy the advantages of our environmentally sensitive brand. It is no mean achievement to take an Indian brand overseas and we want to further consolidate our position in India as well as internationally, to get to our target of 100 hotels by 2020.”