Tata Group's hospitality arm Indian Hotels Company Thursday said it has signed pact with with R&R Hotels and Resorts to open a new Vivanta hotel in Kathmandu in Nepal. This will be the company's second hotel in Nepal after Meghauli Serai in Chitwan National Park in Nepal, Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) said in a statement.
Commenting on the development, IHCL MD and CEO Puneet Chhatwal said: "We are honoured to partner with R&R Hotels and Resorts for this new hotel". Kathmandu is an extremely popular destination and this hotel will help IHCL complete a tourist circuit with Meghauli Serai, its Taj Safari Lodge in Chitwan National Park, he added.
"We are delighted to partner with The Indian Hotels Company Ltd. We have had a long standing association with them for a range of hotels in multiple destinations," R&R Hotels and Resorts Director Rahul Chaudhary said. The hotel will have approximately 111 rooms and suites, the statement said.