JAMMU, May 11: The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) announced the signing of a Vivanta in Jammu with Hotel KC City Centre.
Speaking on the signing Puneet Chhatwal, CEO and MD of Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces at The Indian Hotels Company Limited said, “We are pleased to partner with Hotel KC City Centre in bringing the Vivanta brand to Jammu. The KC Group is an 80 year old group and is the oldest group of Jammu with footprints in Education, Automobile dealerships, Malls, Multiplexes, Industrial Units and just as IHCL which is a part of the Tata conglomerate and is the best and the strongest hotel brand in the world, KC led by Mr. Raju Chowdhary is the most reputed group in the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. This announcement is aligned with our strategy of expanding our footprint and driving growth across popular pilgrimage and tourist destinations.”
The signing ceremony was held at the IHCL Office at Express Towers, Nariman Point in Mumbai. Chhatwal was accompanied by his team comprising of Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President, Real Estate and Development, IHCL, Archana Ram, Vice President at Taj Group of Hotels and IHCL. Raju Chowdhary, Chairman KC group was accompanied by Managing Director Siddhant Chowdhary along with Arjun Chowdhary and Arti Chowdhary, Directors of Hotel KC City Centre.
Chhatwal especially lauded the efforts of Siddhant Chowdhary, Managing Director KC City Centre and his IHCL team member Archana Ram in negotiating and concluding the agreement.
Commenting on the partnership, Raju Chowdhary, Chairman KC Group said, “We are delighted to partner with The Indian Hotels Company Limited. We look forward to working with them to bring their unique Vivanta brand and legendary experience to visitors to the city of temples Jammu. He added that due to tireless efforts of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha of the Union Territory of J&K, for the past one year to attract investment, national and international players have developed the confidence of investing in the UT of J&K. The present tie up with world renowned Tata group and sons of the soil KC group is a step in that direction.”