Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a SeleQtions hotel in Dudhwa, Uttar Pradesh. The currently operational property will be rebranded under the SeleQtions brand. This is a franchise with Dudhwa Adventure Resorts Pvt. Ltd.
Commenting on the signing, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President – Real Estate & Development, IHCL,said, “In line with our vision to expand our portfolio to lesser explored destinations, IHCL is stepping into yet another new place within the Terai belt, near the famed Dudhwa National Park. This hotel will provide travellers an opportunity to experience the natural beauty and wilderness of the park. We are delighted to partner with Dudhwa Adventure Resorts Pvt. Ltd.”
Nestled in the rain forest of the Terai region of the Himalayas, this property will provide a gateway to three neighbouring forests reserves. The 20-room hotel, set amidst 100-acre fruit orchards, offers an enchanting jungle experience with colonial luxury and contemporary comforts. It is at a comfortable driving distance from both Lucknow and Bareilly. This will be operated by AM Hotel Kollection under the SeleQtions brand. It is slated to open later this year.
Kamaljit Singh & Deepi Singh, owners of Dudhwa Adventure Resorts Pvt. Ltd., said, “IHCL, with its legacy of pioneering new destinations, has always accelerated tourism in the regions they step into. This partnership will further leverage the untapped potential of the lesser explored offerings of Dudhwa. ”
With the addition of this, IHCL has 17 hotels in Uttar Pradesh including eight under development.