MUMBAI , 3 FEBRUARY 2023:
Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of its second hotel under the Ginger brand in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The Brownfield project, a fully fitted lease is slated to open in April 2024.
Speaking on the occasion, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President – Real Estate & Development, IHCL said, “This signing is in line with IHCL’s vision to be present in key markets. Nagpur is an emerging metropolis and a major commercial and political center of Maharashtra. Ginger with its lean luxe offering will cater to the needs of this emerging market. We are delighted to partner with Prafulved Infra Pvt. Ltd.”
The 100-key hotel is strategically located at Wardha Road, Jaiprakash Nagar, a short driving distance from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport as well as important business hubs. It is a part of a mixed-use development, spread over the top three floors of an eleven-storey complex. The hotel will house Qmin, the all-day diner serving local and global cuisines and a fitness centre.
Mr. Praful Deshmukh, Director, Prafulved Infra Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are delighted to partner with IHCL to bring the Ginger brand to Nagpur. This hotel will be a welcome addition to the city.”
Nagpur is the winter capital of the state of Maharashtra. Known as Orange city due to its large cultivation of oranges, it is also an important part of the mining and industrial belts in the region.
With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have 30 hotels across Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta and Ginger brands across Maharashtra including 18 under development.
About Prafulved Infra Pvt. Ltd-
Prafulved Infra Pvt. Ltd. is promoted by Mr. Praful Deshmukh. The company has delivered more than two million Sq. Ft. of floor space in Nagpur which includes residential as well as commercial development. The group has won an award from Nagpur Municipal Corporation for successful completion of Kavivarya Suresh Bhat auditorium.
About The Indian Hotels Company Limited-
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries bring together a group of brands and businesses that offer a fusion of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service. These include Taj – the iconic brand for the most discerning travellers and ranked as the World’s Strongest Hotel Brand and India’s Strongest Brand as per Brand Finance Hotels 50 Report 2022 and India 100 Report 2022, respectively; SeleQtions, a named collection of hotels; Vivanta, sophisticated upscale hotels; and Ginger, which is revolutionising the lean luxe segment.
Incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, the Company opened its first hotel – The Taj Mahal Palace, in Bombay in 1903. IHCL has a portfolio of 247 hotels including 65 under development globally across 4 continents, 11 countries and in over 100 locations. The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is India’s largest hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.